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28 Aug 2006, 08:33
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28 Aug 2006, 08:39
E for me on this one
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28 Aug 2006, 08:51
A seems correct to me
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28 Aug 2006, 08:53
Constellation is singular. "it" for the correct S-V agreement.

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28 Aug 2006, 08:53
I think the original sentence is right.
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28 Aug 2006, 08:55
A seems correct here...
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28 Aug 2006, 09:00
A stands.
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29 Aug 2006, 02:40
(A) for me too.
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29 Aug 2006, 14:19
A ... what is OA ?
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29 Aug 2006, 14:35
Straight A.
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29 Aug 2006, 19:48
(A). ...constellation (singular)...has...it
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29 Aug 2006, 20:33
One more A
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29 Aug 2006, 23:17
I go with B.

"it" can refer to "South Pacific" or "Constellation" But "they" can refer only to "small islands".
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31 Aug 2006, 04:24
Ans is A.

constellation is singular, so B and E are out.
we need a contradiction because the sentence starts with 'although'
C removes this contradiction with 'and'
D gives a double contradiction with nontheless
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31 Aug 2006, 09:08
What's the OA Ian?
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31 Aug 2006, 09:36
I am with A gang

IT IS -> refers to VAST CONSTELLATION (a group of islands) ... South Pacific can't be a home to languages... THE GROUP OF ISLANDS can!!!

THEY ARE -> yes, could refer to small islands, but aren't we talking about constellation?

that's my 2 cents... this is a tough question though
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01 Sep 2006, 17:27
what is the OA?
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01 Sep 2006, 18:51
I am with A on this one as it is referring to the constellation.

B is wrong because "they" can refer to people, and then how can people be home to ......

and also if using "they", then you cannot have has in the clause before the comma
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02 Sep 2006, 05:31
http://www.gmatclub.com/phpbb/viewtopic.php?t=28041&highlight=constellation+south+pacific
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02 Sep 2006, 06:26
I go for (A)
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