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Originally developed for detecting air pollutants, a technique called proton-induced x-ray emission, which can quickly analyze the chemical elements in almost any substance without destroying it, is finding uses in medicine, archaeology, and criminology.

(A) Originally developed for detecting air pollutants, a technique called proton-induced x-ray emission, which can quickly analyze the chemical elements in almost any substance without destroying it,

(B) Originally developed for detecting air pollutants, having the ability to analyze the chemical elements in almost any substance without destroying it, a technique called proton induced x-ray emission

(C) A technique originally developed for detecting air pollutants, called proton-induced x-ray emission, which can quickly analyze the chemical elements in almost any substance without destroying it,

(D) A technique originally developed for detecting air pollutants, called proton-induced x-ray emission, which has the ability to analyze the chemical elements in almost any substance quickly and without destroying it,

(E) A technique that was originally developed for detecting air pollutants and has the ability to analyze the chemical elements in almost any substance quickly and without destroying the substance, called proton-induced x-ray emission,
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New post 15 Nov 2005, 03:53
Let me try my luck on (E).

(E) is the only sentence that does not contain "it".
IMO, what is likely to be destroyed is not "substance", but "chemical elements".
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New post 15 Nov 2005, 09:44
Except for E all other choices have dangling modifier.

so you It should Be E.
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New post 15 Nov 2005, 09:54
E is best.
A and B have misplaced modifiers. In C and D, what does "it" refer to?
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C.

The techniques has the ability to looks wrong to me. Also the distance between the techniques and the proton.....is too much.
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New post 15 Nov 2005, 11:02
I'm going with C.

sentence is clear and properly constrcuted.

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Originally developed for detecting air pollutants, a technique called proton-induced x-ray emission, which can quickly analyze the chemical elements in almost any substance without destroying it, is finding uses in medicine, archaeology, and criminology.

(A) Originally developed for detecting air pollutants, a technique called proton-induced x-ray emission, which can quickly analyze the chemical elements in almost any substance without destroying it,

(B) Originally developed for detecting air pollutants, having the ability to analyze the chemical elements in almost any substance without destroying it, a technique called proton induced x-ray emission

(C) A technique originally developed for detecting air pollutants, called proton-induced x-ray emission, which can quickly analyze the chemical elements in almost any substance without destroying it,

(D) A technique originally developed for detecting air pollutants, called proton-induced x-ray emission, which has the ability to analyze the chemical elements in almost any substance quickly and without destroying it,

(E) A technique that was originally developed for detecting air pollutants and has the ability to analyze the chemical elements in almost any substance quickly and without destroying the substance, called proton-induced x-ray emission,
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Tough one! OA is A!
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New post 08 Sep 2010, 12:16
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go A go...




Mohish, can you please explain why you chose A



weird Sentence.

don't you thing that in A "...x-ray [u]emission, which can quickly analyze[/u] the chemical elements in almost any substance without destroying it" emission, which can quickly analyse the chemical elemenst is very weird ?

How can emisssion analyze he chemical elements??!
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