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hi friends,

I got the following question wrong while practicing SC 1000 .

A controversial figure throughout most of his public life, the Black leader Marcus Garvey advocated that some Blacks return to Africa, the land that, to him, symbolized the possibility of freedom.
(A) that some Blacks return to Africa, the land that, to him, symbolized the possibility of freedom
(B) that some Blacks return to the African land symbolizing the possibility of freedom to him
(C) that some Blacks return to Africa which was the land which symbolized the possibility of freedom to him
(D) some Blackâ€™s returning to Africa which was the land that to him symbolized the possibility of freedom
(E) some Blackâ€™s return to the land symbolizing the possibility of freedom to him, Africa
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02 Apr 2007, 03:08
I will go with A

explanation

A controversial figure throughout most of his public life, the Black leader Marcus Garvey advocated that some Blacks return to Africa, the land that, to him, symbolized the possibility of freedom.
(A) Correct
(B) wrong word placement changes the meaning
(C) redundant and wordy
(D) and (E) some Blackâ€™s is wrong

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02 Apr 2007, 04:21
[quote="vc_pec"]hi friends,

I got the following question wrong while practicing SC 1000 .

A controversial figure throughout most of his public life, the Black leader Marcus Garvey advocated that some Blacks return to Africa, the land that, to him, symbolized the possibility of freedom.
(A) that some Blacks return to Africa, the land that, to him, symbolized the possibility of freedom
(B) that some Blacks return to the African land symbolizing the possibility of freedom to him
(C) that some Blacks return to Africa which was the land which symbolized the possibility of freedom to him
(D) some Blackâ€™s returning to Africa which was the land that to him symbolized the possibility of freedom
(E) some Blackâ€™s return to the land symbolizing the possibility of freedom to him, Africa[/quote]

A is best answer, i think.
B changes the meaning.
C which is wrong -- as it is case of subjective mood.
D and E awkward and diffrent meaning.
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02 Apr 2007, 21:07
B -> sounds like Marcus is referrring to a particular piece of land in Africa, and not Africa as a whole
C -> sounds like only Africa provided freedom to Marcus and not to the rest of the African blacks
D,E -> we can take them out. Too disjointed and awkward.

A is best.
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02 Apr 2007, 23:21
I too agree with A, as other options are twisting the meaning.
02 Apr 2007, 23:21
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