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Once almost covered under centuries of debris, skilled artisans have now restored some original famous paintings during the Italian Renaissance.


(A) skilled artisans have now restored some original famous paintings during the Italian Renaissance.

(B) some original famous paintings during the Italian Renaissance now have been by skillful artisans restored.

(C) the restoration of some original famous paintings during the Italian Renaissance has been done by skilled artisans.

(D) skilled artisans during the Italian Renaissance have now restored some original famous paintings.

(E) some original famous paintings during the Italian Renaissance have now been restored by skilled artisans.

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+1 for E.

(A) skilled artisans have now restored some original famous paintings during the Italian Renaissance.

(B) some original famous paintings during the Italian Renaissance now have been by skillful artisans restored. --> Wordy and not-much-concise

(C) the restoration of some original famous paintings during the Italian Renaissance has been done by skilled artisans.

(D) skilled artisans during the Italian Renaissance have now restored some original famous paintings.

(E) some original famous paintings during the Italian Renaissance have now been restored by skilled artisans. --> Correct, rectifies modifier error and conveys intended meaning

Hence, E.
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Once almost covered under centuries of debris, skilled artisans have now restored some original famous paintings during the Italian Renaissance.


(A) skilled artisans have now restored some original famous paintings during the Italian Renaissance.

(B) some original famous paintings during the Italian Renaissance now have been by skillful artisans restored.

(C) the restoration of some original famous paintings during the Italian Renaissance has been done by skilled artisans.

(D) skilled artisans during the Italian Renaissance have now restored some original famous paintings.

(E) some original famous paintings during the Italian Renaissance have now been restored by skilled artisans.


Misplaced modifier in A, C, D
Who was convered in debries?
Paintings

Between B and E---> In B, have been + Verb
Not have been + preposition . The latter is a train wreck.

Answer seems E

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Bunuel wrote:
Once almost covered under centuries of debris, skilled artisans have now restored some original famous paintings during the Italian Renaissance.


(A) skilled artisans have now restored some original famous paintings during the Italian Renaissance.

(B) some original famous paintings during the Italian Renaissance now have been by skillful artisans restored.

(C) the restoration of some original famous paintings during the Italian Renaissance has been done by skilled artisans.

(D) skilled artisans during the Italian Renaissance have now restored some original famous paintings.

(E) some original famous paintings during the Italian Renaissance have now been restored by skilled artisans.


The highlighted part modifies what comes after it.... ( Options A, C and D can hence be negated )

Error in option (B) highlighted , correct answer must be (E)
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Bunuel wrote:
Once almost covered under centuries of debris, skilled artisans have now restored some original famous paintings during the Italian Renaissance.


(A) skilled artisans have now restored some original famous paintings during the Italian Renaissance.

(B) some original famous paintings during the Italian Renaissance now have been by skillful artisans restored.

(C) the restoration of some original famous paintings during the Italian Renaissance has been done by skilled artisans.

(D) skilled artisans during the Italian Renaissance have now restored some original famous paintings.

(E) some original famous paintings during the Italian Renaissance have now been restored by skilled artisans.


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Ans : E
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