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Rarely deeper than 25 feet and broader than 18 feet, but it extended 2

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Rarely deeper than 25 feet and broader than 18 feet, but it extended 20 km around the green hills of Greensville, United States, the regional canal connected the Tomes River at Bucon to the Great Plains at Los Gatos, offering an exciting picnic spot to the central community of the local town.

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Rarely deeper than 25 feet and broader than 18 feet, but it extended 20 km around the green hills of Greensville, United States, the regional canal connected

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Rarely deeper than 25 feet and broader than 18 feet but extending 20 km around the green hills of Greensville, United States, the regional canal connected

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It was rarely deeper than 25 feet and broader than 18 feet, and extended 20 km around the green hills of Greensville, United States, but the regional canal, connecting

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The regional canal was rarely deeper than 25 feet or broader than 18 feet and it extended 20 km around the green hills of Greensville, United States, which connected

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The regional canal, rarely deeper than 25 feet and broader than 18 feet, but extending 20 km around the green hills of Greensville, United States, connecting

Originally posted by SonaliT on 03 Mar 2015, 14:43.
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SonaliT I have checked with GMATPill and the OA is actually B

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Rarely deeper than 25 feet and broader than 18 feet, but it extended 20 km around the green hills of Greensville, United States, the regional canal connected the Tomes River at Bucon to the Great Plains at Los Gatos, offering an exciting picnic spot to the central community of the local town.

(A)
Rarely deeper than 25 feet and broader than 18 feet, but it extended 20 km around the green hills of Greensville, United States, the regional canal connected

"it" - pronoun error

(B)
Rarely deeper than 25 feet and broader than 18 feet but extending 20 km around the green hills of Greensville, United States, the regional canal connected

correct

(C)
It was rarely deeper than 25 feet and broader than 18 feet, and extended 20 km around the green hills of Greensville, United States, but the regional canal, connecting

1. "it" has no antecedent
2. it's a run-on sentence and use of "but" changes the meaning

(D)
The regional canal was rarely deeper than 25 feet or broader than 18 feet and it extended 20 km around the green hills of Greensville, United States, which connected

this sentence suggests that Greenville connected the Tomes River to the Great Plains

(E)
The regional canal, rarely deeper than 25 feet and broader than 18 feet, but extending 20 km around the green hills of Greensville, United States, connecting


again, a run-on sentence. "The regional canal" has no bonafide verb.
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Rarely deeper than 25 feet and broader than 18 feet, but it extended 20 km around the green hills of Greensville, United States, the regional canal connected the Tomes River at Bucon to the Great Plains at Los Gatos, offering an exciting picnic spot to the central community of the local town.

(A)Rarely deeper than 25 feet and broader than 18 feet, but it extended 20 km around the green hills of Greensville, United States, the regional canal connected
the colored portion changes the construction, leading to modifier wrongly placed

(B)Rarely deeper than 25 feet and broader than 18 feet but extending 20 km around the green hills of Greensville, United States, the regional canal connected
most appropriate.. correctly modifying the regional canal

(C)It was rarely deeper than 25 feet and broader than 18 feet, and extended 20 km around the green hills of Greensville, United States, but the regional canal, connecting
changes meaning

(D)The regional canal was rarely deeper than 25 feet or broader than 18 feet and it extended 20 km around the green hills of Greensville, United States, which connected
placement of which is wrong, changes meaning

(E)The regional canal, rarely deeper than 25 feet and broader than 18 feet, but extending 20 km around the green hills of Greensville, United States, connecting
connecting makes it combination of run on sentences

ans B.. it cannot be D as for reasons mentioned against the choice
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New post 07 Mar 2015, 10:58
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In choice E
"connecting" is modifying the canal moreover follows the ||sm also with "offering"

Kindly clarify what am i missing

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Rarely deeper than 25 feet and broader than 18 feet, but it extended 20 km around the green hills of Greensville, United States, the regional canal connected the Tomes River at Bucon to the Great Plains at Los Gatos, offering an exciting picnic spot to the central community of the local town.

(A)
Rarely deeper than 25 feet and broader than 18 feet, but it extended 20 km around the green hills of Greensville, United States, the regional canal connected
Incorrect. Parallelism: [adjective phrase] and [adjective phrase] but [clause]
(B)
Rarely deeper than 25 feet and broader than 18 feet but extending 20 km around the green hills of Greensville, United States, the regional canal connected
Correct. [adjective phrase] and [adjective phrase] but [adjective phrase], [appositive], the regional...
(C)
It was rarely deeper than 25 feet and broader than 18 feet, and extended 20 km around the green hills of Greensville, United States, but the regional canal, connecting
Incorrect. Missing antecedent of "it"
(D)
The regional canal was rarely deeper than 25 feet or broader than 18 feet and it extended 20 km around the green hills of Greensville, United States, which connected
Incorrect. Meaning changed: "or" instead of "and" and which referring to "Greensville" instead of "the regional canal".
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The regional canal, rarely deeper than 25 feet and broader than 18 feet, but extending 20 km around the green hills of Greensville, United States, connecting
Incorrect. No main verb!
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chetan2u

In choice E
"connecting" is modifying the canal moreover follows the ||sm also with "offering"

Kindly clarify what am i missing

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hi SG,
if you look at the parts of this sentences after every comma, you will see that no two parts are joined.. i have colored all different parts ...

The regional canal, rarely deeper than 25 feet and broader than 18 feet, but extending 20 km around the green hills of Greensville, United States, connecting the Tomes River at Bucon to the Great Plains at Los Gatos, offering an exciting picnic spot to the central community of the local town......

try to finish the sentence starting with ' The regional canal" by adding any of the portion after comma and you will find that all parts are disjointed....
you require some verb... is, connects, etc after the regional canal....

rarely deeper than 25 feet and broader than 18 feet is modifying the regional canal...
but extending 20 km around the green hills of Greensville, United States is also modifying the regional canal,
connecting the Tomes River at Bucon to the Great Plains at Los Gatos is also modifying the regional canal,
offering an exciting picnic spot to the central community of the local town. is also modifying the regional canal.....
so all parts are modifying the canal but are disjoint pieces...
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chetan2u wrote:
Rarely deeper than 25 feet and broader than 18 feet, but it extended 20 km around the green hills of Greensville, United States, the regional canal connected the Tomes River at Bucon to the Great Plains at Los Gatos, offering an exciting picnic spot to the central community of the local town.

(A)Rarely deeper than 25 feet and broader than 18 feet, but it extended 20 km around the green hills of Greensville, United States, the regional canal connected
the colored portion changes the construction, leading to modifier wrongly placed

(B)Rarely deeper than 25 feet and broader than 18 feet but extending 20 km around the green hills of Greensville, United States, the regional canal connected
most appropriate.. correctly modifying the regional canal

(C)It was rarely deeper than 25 feet and broader than 18 feet, and extended 20 km around the green hills of Greensville, United States, but the regional canal, connecting
changes meaning

(D)The regional canal was rarely deeper than 25 feet or broader than 18 feet and it extended 20 km around the green hills of Greensville, United States, which connected
placement of which is wrong, changes meaning

(E)The regional canal, rarely deeper than 25 feet and broader than 18 feet, but extending 20 km around the green hills of Greensville, United States, connecting
connecting makes it combination of run on sentences

ans B.. it cannot be D as for reasons mentioned against the choice



Regarding choice E ..
What is run on sentence ? does it mean verb is missing ??
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Regarding choice E ..
What is run on sentence ? does it mean verb is missing ??

run on is when there are two Independent clauses connected by a comma.

But, I don't think E is a run on. I believe the main issue with E is that I don't see any verb in this sentence at all. All sentences should have a verb. In E, if "connecting" is changed to "connected", then "connecting" would be the verb and so, this issue would be resolved.
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Rarely deeper than 25 feet and broader than 18 feet, but it extended 20 km around the green hills of Greensville, United States, the regional canal connected the Tomes River at Bucon to the Great Plains at Los Gatos, offering an exciting picnic spot to the central community of the local town.

(A)Rarely deeper than 25 feet and broader than 18 feet, but it extended 20 km around the green hills of Greensville, United States, the regional canal connected
the colored portion changes the construction, leading to modifier wrongly placed

(B)Rarely deeper than 25 feet and broader than 18 feet but extending 20 km around the green hills of Greensville, United States, the regional canal connected
most appropriate.. correctly modifying the regional canal

(C)It was rarely deeper than 25 feet and broader than 18 feet, and extended 20 km around the green hills of Greensville, United States, but the regional canal, connecting
changes meaning

(D)The regional canal was rarely deeper than 25 feet or broader than 18 feet and it extended 20 km around the green hills of Greensville, United States, which connected
placement of which is wrong, changes meaning

(E)The regional canal, rarely deeper than 25 feet and broader than 18 feet, but extending 20 km around the green hills of Greensville, United States, connecting
connecting makes it combination of run on sentences

ans B.. it cannot be D as for reasons mentioned against the choice


In B I thought the modifier is modifying United States so ruled it out and still feel it
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