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Once he had observed ice-polished rocks far from present-day glaciers,

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Once he had observed ice-polished rocks far from present-day glaciers, Louis Agassiz could not deny whether the age when they were produced was one that had contained great ice sheets.

(A) could not deny whether the age when they were produced was
(B) could have no denial whether the age when they were produced was
(C) had not denied that the age when they were produced was
(D) had no denial whether the age when they were produced was
(E) could not deny that the age when they were produced was

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22 Oct 2018, 18:20
Once he had observed ice-polished rocks far from present-day glaciers, Louis Agassiz could not deny whether the age when they were produced was one that had contained great ice sheets.

(A) could not deny whether the age when they were produced was >> whether is incorrect
(B) could have no denial whether the age when they were produced was >> whether is incorrect
(C) had not denied that the age when they were produced was >> had is incorrect
(D) had no denial whether the age when they were produced was >> had is incorrect
(E) could not deny that the age when they were produced was >> correct (from a,b, e only this option shows certainty)
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22 Oct 2018, 19:43
E seems to be an answer as usage of whether and had is wrong.

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23 Oct 2018, 10:59
Princ wrote:
Once he had observed ice-polished rocks far from present-day glaciers, Louis Agassiz could not deny whether the age when they were produced was one that had contained great ice sheets.

(A) could not deny whether the age when they were produced was
(B) could have no denial whether the age when they were produced was
(C) had not denied that the age when they were produced was
(D) had no denial whether the age when they were produced was
(E) could not deny that the age when they were produced was

Correct Answer must be (E) for the highlighted errors in other options....
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Re: Once he had observed ice-polished rocks far from present-day glaciers,   [#permalink] 23 Oct 2018, 10:59
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