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# In ancient times, Nubia was the principal corridor where

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In ancient times, Nubia was the principal corridor where [#permalink]

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14 Oct 2008, 06:52
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In ancient times, Nubia was the principal corridor where there were cultural influences transmitted between Black Africa and the Mediterranean basin.

A) where there were cultural influences transmitted
B) through which cultural influences were transmitted
C) where there was a transmission of cultural influences
D) for the transmitting of cultural influences
E) which was transmitting cultural influences
[Reveal] Spoiler: OA
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14 Oct 2008, 07:10
In ancient times, Nubia was the principal corridor where there were cultural influences transmitted between Black Africa and the Mediterranean basin.

1 where there were cultural influences transmitted -> out
2 through which cultural influences were transmitted -> PERFECT
3 where there was a transmission of cultural influences
4 for the transmitting of cultural influences
5 which was transmitting cultural influences

why not A?

Actually we want the meaning to be : corridor transmits cultural influences between black africa and the medi basin !!!
hence if we goi by A this meaning changes again where there were is quite lengthy construction !!!GMAT wants simple concise effective sentences !!
Hence IMO B or IMO 2
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14 Oct 2008, 07:19
You PASS through a corridor. The cultural influences, therefore, passed THROUGH the corridor. That is why A is not correct. B is concise and correct.
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14 Oct 2008, 07:28
Oh I did not look at corridor and was just giving attention to underlined part, big mistake
Re: Ancient times   [#permalink] 14 Oct 2008, 07:28
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