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# In the main, incidents of breakdowns in nuclear reactors

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In the main, incidents of breakdowns in nuclear reactors [#permalink]

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12 Sep 2005, 04:55
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In the main, incidents of breakdowns in nuclear reactors have not resulted from lapses of high technology but commonplace inadequacies in plumbing and wiring.

(A) not resulted from lapses of high technology but
(B) resulted not from lapses of high technology but from
(C) resulted from lapses not of high technology but
(D) resulted from lapses not of high technology but have stemmed from
(E) resulted not from lapses of high technology but have stemmed from

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12 Sep 2005, 05:10
B should be fine..

E has a slight problem where 'NOT' should be pulled out of comparison...

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Re: In the main, incidents of breakdowns in nuclear reactors [#permalink]

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04 Apr 2014, 10:32
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In the main, incidents of breakdowns in nuclear reactors have not resulted from lapses of high technology but commonplace inadequacies in plumbing and wiring.

(A) not resulted from lapses of high technology but
(B) resulted not from lapses of high technology but from
(C) resulted from lapses not of high technology but
(D) resulted from lapses not of high technology but have stemmed from
(E) resulted not from lapses of high technology but have stemmed from

answere is b because something has resulted not from a but from b ...this pattern is only in option B hence answere is B

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Re: In the main, incidents of breakdowns in nuclear reactors [#permalink]

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