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# Rivaling the pyramids of Egypt or even the ancient cities of

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Rivaling the pyramids of Egypt or even the ancient cities of the Maya as an achievement, the army of terra-cotta warriors created to protect Qin Shi Huang, China’s first emperor, in his afterlife is more than 2,000 years old and took 700,000 artisans more than 36 years to complete them.
A. took 700,000 artisans more than 36 years to complete them
B. took 700,000 artisans more than 36 years to complete it
C. took 700,000 artisans more than 36 years to complete
D. 700,000 artisans took more than 36 years to complete
E. to complete them took 700,000 artisans more than 36 years

between B and C ,I am lost

By merging its two publishing divisions, the company will increase their share of the country’s \$21 billion book market from 6 percent to 10 percent, a market ranging from obscure textbooks to mass-market paperbacks.
A. their share of the country’s \$21 billion book market from 6 percent to 10 percent, a market ranging
B. from 6 percent to 10 percent its share of the \$21 billion book market in the country, which ranges
C. to 10 percent from 6 percent in their share of the \$21 billion book market in the country, a market ranging
D. in its share, from 6 percent to 10 percent, of the \$21 billion book market in the country, which ranges
E. to 10 percent from 6 percent its share of the country’s \$21 billion book market, which ranges
for this one I pick E is that is that right ??

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30 Mar 2009, 23:10
Yes
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Whats the Subject here in Q 1?
ilhht wrote:
Rivaling the pyramids of Egypt or even the ancient cities of the Maya as an achievement, the army of terra-cotta warriors created to protect Qin Shi Huang, China’s first emperor, in his afterlife is more than 2,000 years old and took 700,000 artisans more than 36 years to complete them.
A. took 700,000 artisans more than 36 years to complete them
B. took 700,000 artisans more than 36 years to complete it

C. took 700,000 artisans more than 36 years to complete

D. 700,000 artisans took more than 36 years to complete
E. to complete them took 700,000 artisans more than 36 years

between B and C ,I am lost

Btw, Both are GMATPrep Qs

By merging its two publishing divisions, the company(SINGULAR) will increase their share of the country’s \$21 billion book market from 6 percent to 10 percent, a market ranging from obscure textbooks to mass-market paperbacks.

check this
sc-don-t-get-it-20037.html#p132516

A. their share of the country’s \$21 billion book market from 6 percent to 10 percent, a market ranging
B. from 6 percent to 10 percent its share of the \$21 billion book market in the country, which ranges
C. to 10 percent from 6 percent in their share of the \$21 billion book market in the country, a market ranging
D. in its share, from 6 percent to 10 percent, of the \$21 billion book market in the country, which ranges(MODIFIER issue)

E. to 10 percent from 6 percent its share of the country’s \$21 billion book market, which ranges

for this one I pick E is that is that right ??

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