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# Inaugurated five centuries after the world’s first telescope was

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Inaugurated five centuries after the world’s first telescope was invented in 2009, the world’s largest telescope VISTA uses a three-ton camera containing sixteen special infra-red sensitive detectors.

(A) Inaugurated five centuries after the world’s first telescope was invented in 2009, the world’s largest telescope VISTA uses a three-ton camera containing sixteen special infra-red sensitive detectors.

(B) In 2009, the world’s largest telescope, VISTA was inaugurated five centuries after the world’s first telescope was invented, using a three-ton camera containing sixteen special infra-red sensitive detectors.

(C) The world’s largest telescope, VISTA, inaugurated in 2009, five centuries after the world’s first telescope was invented, uses a three-ton camera that contains sixteen special infra-red sensitive detectors.

(D) Inaugurating the world’s largest telescope in 2009, five centuries after the world’s first telescope was invented, VISTA uses a three-ton camera containing sixteen special infra-red sensitive detectors.

(E) Using a three-ton camera containing sixteen special infra-red sensitive detectors in 2009, the world’s largest telescope VISTA was inaugurated five centuries after the world’s first telescope was invented.

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12 Aug 2018, 23:17
Inaugurated five centuries after the world’s first telescope was invented in 2009, the world’s largest telescope VISTA uses a three-ton camera containing sixteen special infra-red sensitive detectors.

Meaning -The world’s largest telescope VISTA was inaugurated in 2009. This event occurred five centuries after the world’s first telescope was invented. The Vista uses a three-ton camera containing sixteen special infra-red sensitive detectors

A) Inaugurated five centuries after the world’s first telescope was invented in 2009, the world’s largest telescope VISTA uses a three-ton camera containing sixteen special infra-red sensitive detectors. - Wrong meaning

B) In 2009, the world’s largest telescope, VISTA was inaugurated five centuries after the world’s first telescope was invented, using a three-ton camera containing sixteen special infra-red sensitive detectors. - Means the inauguration was done using a three ton camera...illogical, hence wrong.

C) The world’s largest telescope, VISTA, inaugurated in 2009, five centuries after the world’s first telescope was invented, uses a three-ton camera that contains sixteen special infra-red sensitive detectors. - Correct.

D) Inaugurating the world’s largest telescope in 2009, five centuries after the world’s first telescope was invented, VISTA uses a three-ton camera containing sixteen special infra-red sensitive detectors. - Wrong meaning, "Inaugurating" is incorrectly modifying "VISTA"

E) Using a three-ton camera containing sixteen special infra-red sensitive detectors in 2009, the world’s largest telescope VISTA was inaugurated five centuries after the world’s first telescope was invented. Wrong meaning

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13 Aug 2018, 00:23
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Inaugurated five centuries after the world’s first telescope was invented in 2009, the world’s largest telescope VISTA uses a three-ton camera containing sixteen special infra-red sensitive detectors.

A) Inaugurated five centuries after the world’s first telescope was invented in 2009, the world’s largest telescope VISTA uses a three-ton camera containing sixteen special infra-red sensitive detectors. First's telescope was invented in 2009? Meh.

B) In 2009, the world’s largest telescope, VISTA was inaugurated five centuries after the world’s first telescope was invented, using a three-ton camera containing sixteen special infra-red sensitive detectors. Vista was not inaugrated using a three ton camera

C) The world’s largest telescope, VISTA, inaugurated in 2009, five centuries after the world’s first telescope was invented, uses a three-ton camera that contains sixteen special infra-red sensitive detectors. Correct

D) Inaugurating the world’s largest telescope in 2009, five centuries after the world’s first telescope was invented, VISTA uses a three-ton camera containing sixteen special infra-red sensitive detectors. Vista is not inaugrating!

E) Using a three-ton camera containing sixteen special infra-red sensitive detectors in 2009, the world’s largest telescope VISTA was inaugurated five centuries after the world’s first telescope was invented.

This boils down to C and E, while C has a bunch of modifiers one after another. the "in 2009" in E which should modify inaugurated is far from it and therefore answer is C
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14 Aug 2018, 05:20
Inaugurated five centuries after the world’s first telescope was invented in 2009, the world’s largest telescope VISTA uses a three-ton camera containing sixteen special infra-red sensitive detectors.

A) Inaugurated five centuries after the world’s first telescope was invented in 2009, the world’s largest telescope VISTA uses a three-ton camera containing sixteen special infra-red sensitive detectors. --> "the world’s first telescope wasn't invented in 2009, VISTA inaugurated in 2009"

B) In 2009, the world’s largest telescope, VISTA was inaugurated five centuries after the world’s first telescope was invented, using a three-ton camera containing sixteen special infra-red sensitive detectors. --> "inaugurated, using a 3T camera" doesn't make sense

C) The world’s largest telescope, VISTA, inaugurated in 2009, five centuries after the world’s first telescope was invented, uses a three-ton camera that contains sixteen special infra-red sensitive detectors. --> correct

D) Inaugurating the world’s largest telescope in 2009, five centuries after the world’s first telescope was invented, VISTA uses a three-ton camera containing sixteen special infra-red sensitive detectors. --> VISTA can't inaugurate itself

E) Using a three-ton camera containing sixteen special infra-red sensitive detectors in 2009, the world’s largest telescope VISTA was inaugurated five centuries after the world’s first telescope was invented. --> VISTA can't use a 3T camera itself
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14 Aug 2018, 08:02
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Inaugurated five centuries after the world’s first telescope was invented in 2009, the world’s largest telescope VISTA uses a three-ton camera containing sixteen special infra-red sensitive detectors.

A) Inaugurated five centuries after the world’s first telescope was invented in 2009, the world’s largest telescope VISTA uses a three-ton camera containing sixteen special infra-red sensitive detectors.

B) In 2009, the world’s largest telescope, VISTA was inaugurated five centuries after the world’s first telescope was invented, using a three-ton camera containing sixteen special infra-red sensitive detectors.

C) The world’s largest telescope, VISTA, inaugurated in 2009, five centuries after the world’s first telescope was invented, uses a three-ton camera that contains sixteen special infra-red sensitive detectors.

D) Inaugurating the world’s largest telescope in 2009, five centuries after the world’s first telescope was invented, VISTA uses a three-ton camera containing sixteen special infra-red sensitive detectors.

E) Using a three-ton camera containing sixteen special infra-red sensitive detectors in 2009, the world’s largest telescope VISTA was inaugurated five centuries after the world’s first telescope was invented.

Must be (C)

The world’s largest telescope, VISTA, inaugurated in 2009, five centuries after the world’s first telescope was invented, uses a three-ton camera that contains sixteen special infra-red sensitive detectors.
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17 Feb 2019, 06:31
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Inaugurated five centuries after the world’s first telescope was invented in 2009, the world’s largest telescope VISTA uses a three-ton camera containing sixteen special infra-red sensitive detectors.

A) Inaugurated five centuries after the world’s first telescope was invented in 2009, the world’s largest telescope VISTA uses a three-ton camera containing sixteen special infra-red sensitive detectors.

B) In 2009, the world’s largest telescope, VISTA was inaugurated five centuries after the world’s first telescope was invented, using a three-ton camera containing sixteen special infra-red sensitive detectors.

C) The world’s largest telescope, VISTA, inaugurated in 2009, five centuries after the world’s first telescope was invented, uses a three-ton camera that contains sixteen special infra-red sensitive detectors.

D) Inaugurating the world’s largest telescope in 2009, five centuries after the world’s first telescope was invented, VISTA uses a three-ton camera containing sixteen special infra-red sensitive detectors.

E) Using a three-ton camera containing sixteen special infra-red sensitive detectors in 2009, the world’s largest telescope VISTA was inaugurated five centuries after the world’s first telescope was invented.

I have a doubt in option C of this question. The world’s largest telescope, VISTA, inaugurated in 2009, five centuries after the world’s first telescope was invented, uses a three-ton camera that contains sixteen special infra-red sensitive detectors. five centuries after the world's first telescope was invented in 2009 should act as an independent clause and should be connected using some clause connector with the other clause. Is my understanding correct , if yes then this should not be the correct answer, if no please tell me what are the gaps in my understanding

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17 Feb 2019, 07:54
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Inaugurated five centuries after the world’s first telescope was invented in 2009, the world’s largest telescope VISTA uses a three-ton camera containing sixteen special infra-red sensitive detectors.

(A) Inaugurated five centuries after the world’s first telescope was invented in 2009, the world’s largest telescope VISTA uses a three-ton camera containing sixteen special infra-red sensitive detectors.

(B) In 2009, the world’s largest telescope, VISTA was inaugurated five centuries after the world’s first telescope was invented, using a three-ton camera containing sixteen special infra-red sensitive detectors.

(C) The world’s largest telescope, VISTA, inaugurated in 2009, five centuries after the world’s first telescope was invented, uses a three-ton camera that contains sixteen special infra-red sensitive detectors.

(D) Inaugurating the world’s largest telescope in 2009, five centuries after the world’s first telescope was invented, VISTA uses a three-ton camera containing sixteen special infra-red sensitive detectors.

(E) Using a three-ton camera containing sixteen special infra-red sensitive detectors in 2009, the world’s largest telescope VISTA was inaugurated five centuries after the world’s first telescope was invented.

I find this question good for understanding the main idea, which always lies in the independent clause. Here, the main focus is on USES rather than on INAUGURATION.
After boil this question down to two choices C& E, you can easily select C.
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17 Feb 2019, 08:03
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Inaugurated five centuries after the world’s first telescope was invented in 2009, the world’s largest telescope VISTA uses a three-ton camera containing sixteen special infra-red sensitive detectors.

Intent of the sentence:
Something was inaugurated -> VISTA
after a long time -> five centuries after the world’s first telescope was invented
How is it special -> uses a three-ton camera that contains sixteen special infra-red sensitive detectors.

This intent is only met in C

(A) Inaugurated five centuries after the world’s first telescope was invented in 2009, the world’s largest telescope VISTA uses a three-ton camera containing sixteen special infra-red sensitive detectors.
after ",", it should be VISTA

(B) In 2009, the world’s largest telescope, VISTA was inaugurated five centuries after the world’s first telescope was invented, using a three-ton camera containing sixteen special infra-red sensitive detectors.
VISTA was inaugurated, using something ???-> Illogical

(C) The world’s largest telescope, VISTA, inaugurated in 2009, five centuries after the world’s first telescope was invented, uses a three-ton camera that contains sixteen special infra-red sensitive detectors.
Remove the modifiers, only C makes sense

(D) Inaugurating the world’s largest telescope in 2009, five centuries after the world’s first telescope was invented, VISTA uses a three-ton camera containing sixteen special infra-red sensitive detectors.
5 centuries is not inaugurating something, Out

(E) Using a three-ton camera containing sixteen special infra-red sensitive detectors in 2009, the world’s largest telescope VISTA was inaugurated five centuries after the world’s first telescope was invented.
Not our intent -> Out
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Inaugurated five centuries after the world’s first telescope was invented in 2009, the world’s largest telescope VISTA uses a three-ton camera containing sixteen special infra-red sensitive detectors.

A) Inaugurated five centuries after the world’s first telescope was invented in 2009, the world’s largest telescope VISTA uses a three-ton camera containing sixteen special infra-red sensitive detectors.

B) In 2009, the world’s largest telescope, VISTA was inaugurated five centuries after the world’s first telescope was invented, using a three-ton camera containing sixteen special infra-red sensitive detectors.

C) The world’s largest telescope, VISTA, inaugurated in 2009, five centuries after the world’s first telescope was invented, uses a three-ton camera that contains sixteen special infra-red sensitive detectors.

D) Inaugurating the world’s largest telescope in 2009, five centuries after the world’s first telescope was invented, VISTA uses a three-ton camera containing sixteen special infra-red sensitive detectors.

E) Using a three-ton camera containing sixteen special infra-red sensitive detectors in 2009, the world’s largest telescope VISTA was inaugurated five centuries after the world’s first telescope was invented.

I have a doubt in option C of this question. The world’s largest telescope, VISTA, inaugurated in 2009, five centuries after the world’s first telescope was invented, uses a three-ton camera that contains sixteen special infra-red sensitive detectors. five centuries after the world's first telescope was invented in 2009 should act as an independent clause and should be connected using some clause connector with the other clause. Is my understanding correct , if yes then this should not be the correct answer, if no please tell me what are the gaps in my understanding

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"five centuries after the world's first telescope was invented in 2009", this is not independant clause, this is a modifier of 2009. try to remove all modifiers then C makes sense.
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