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In contrast to the high value the Hopi Native Americans placed on reta

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In contrast to the high value the Hopi Native Americans placed on retaining their ancestral lands, Nez Perce Native Americans left their lands and fled over 100 miles, fighting the US Army several times along the way, in an unsuccessful bid for freedom.

A the high value the Hopi Native Americans placed on retaining their ancestral lands
B the high value, for the Hopi Native Americans, in retaining their ancestral lands
C the ancestral lands of the Hopi Native Americans, the retention of which held high value for them
D the Hopi Native Americans placing the high value on retaining their ancestral lands
E the Hopi Native Americans, who placed high value on retaining their ancestral lands
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15 Jan 2018, 10:47
chesstitans wrote:
In contrast to the high value the Hopi Native Americans placed on retaining their ancestral lands, Nez Perce Native Americans left their lands and fled over 100 miles, fighting the US Army several times along the way, in an unsuccessful bid for freedom.

A the high value the Hopi Native Americans placed on retaining their ancestral lands
B the high value, for the Hopi Native Americans, in retaining their ancestral lands
C the ancestral lands of the Hopi Native Americans, the retention of which held high value for them
D the Hopi Native Americans placing the high value on retaining their ancestral lands
E the Hopi Native Americans, who placed high value on retaining their ancestral lands

Only option E is correct in structure and parallel for comparison purpose.
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15 Jan 2018, 11:14
chesstitans wrote:
In contrast to the high value the Hopi Native Americans placed on retaining their ancestral lands, Nez Perce Native Americans left their lands and fled over 100 miles, fighting the US Army several times along the way, in an unsuccessful bid for freedom.

A the high value the Hopi Native Americans placed on retaining their ancestral lands
B the high value, for the Hopi Native Americans, in retaining their ancestral lands
C the ancestral lands of the Hopi Native Americans, the retention of which held high value for them
D the Hopi Native Americans placing the high value on retaining their ancestral lands
E the Hopi Native Americans, who placed high value on retaining their ancestral lands
In Contrast to X, Y is correct Idiomatic usage, non but (E) uses it correctly, hence answer will be (E)
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