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# In astronomy the term red shift denotes the extent to which

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In astronomy the term “red shift” denotes the extent to which light from a distant galaxy has been shifted toward the red, or long-wave, end of the light spectrum by the rapid motion of the galaxy away from the Earth.
(A) to which light from a distant galaxy has been shifted
(B) to which light from a distant galaxy has shifted
(C) that light from a distant galaxy has been shifted
(D) of light from a distant galaxy shifting
(E) of the shift of light from a distant galaxy
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04 Aug 2008, 09:26
spriya wrote:
In astronomy the term “red shift” denotes the extent to which light from a distant galaxy has been shifted toward the red, or long-wave, end of the light spectrum by the rapid motion of the galaxy away from the Earth.
(A) to which light from a distant galaxy has been shifted
(B) to which light from a distant galaxy has shifted
(C) that light from a distant galaxy has been shifted
(D) of light from a distant galaxy shifting
(E) of the shift of light from a distant galaxy

pls underline

extend to which is correct idiom

between A and B
Will go for B.
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04 Aug 2008, 09:54
Extent to is correct idiom.
I will go with B
Wht is OA?
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04 Aug 2008, 11:14
nikhilpoddar wrote:
yup, should be B

gIVE it one more thought
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04 Aug 2008, 11:25
x2suresh wrote:
spriya wrote:
nikhilpoddar wrote:
yup, should be B

gIVE it one more thought

hmm then it should be A.

Actually lets read this sentence again :
In astronomy the term “red shift” denotes the extent to which light from a distant galaxy has been shifted toward the red, or long-wave, end of the light spectrum by the rapid motion of the galaxy away from the Earth.

light is shifted by rapid motion hence has been is perfect here

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