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# Madagascar was one of the last habitable areas of the earth

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8. Madagascar was one of the last habitable areas of the earth to undergo human settlement, which has made it an ideal site for researching rare flora and fauna.
(A) Madagascar was one of the last habitable areas of the earth to undergo human settlement, which has made it
(B) Madagascar was one of the last habitable areas of the earth to have undergone human settlement, and that has made it
(C) Madagascar underwent human settlement as one of the last habitable areas of the earth, which makes it
(D) Madagascar, one of the last habitable areas of the earth, underwent human settlement, making it
(E) Because Madagascar was one of the last habitable areas of the earth to undergo human settlement, it is
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15 Dec 2005, 08:33
Using a little CR logic, this sentence should be phrased as cause--->effect

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15 Dec 2005, 14:25
OK. I am not sure what "it" in D is referring to , is it referring to human development or madgascar?....therefore E is out...

D out..

C is out

B is out cause it suggests as if madgascar is no longer habitable...

E it is...
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16 Dec 2005, 13:00
Good job guys. OA is E.
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