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# Scientists have observed large concentrations of heavy-metal

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Scientists have observed large concentrations of
heavy-metal deposits in the upper twenty centimeters of Baltic Sea sediments, which are consistent with the
growth of industrial activity there.

(A) Baltic Sea sediments, which are consistent with the growth of industrial activity there
(B) Baltic Sea sediments, where the growth of industrial activity is consistent with these findings
(C) Baltic Sea sediments, findings consistent with its growth of industrial activity
(D) sediments from the Baltic Sea, findings consistent with the growth of industrial activity in the area in the area says where actually growth takes place
(E) sediments from the Baltic Sea, consistent with the growth of industrial activity there

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21 Oct 2008, 07:23
E

'Baltic Sea sediments' in original sentence is awkward, gets the feeling, Baltic sea is full of only sediments, elliminate A, B, C

D is wordy, we are left with E.
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21 Oct 2008, 08:22
We need the word findings ... sediments cannot be consistent with growth of industrial activity !!

now between C and D.

C has "its" -- its ???

I pick D.

spriya wrote:
Scientists have observed large concentrations of
heavy-metal deposits in the upper twenty centimeters of Baltic Sea sediments, which are consistent with the
growth of industrial activity there.

(A) Baltic Sea sediments, which are consistent with the growth of industrial activity there
(B) Baltic Sea sediments, where the growth of industrial activity is consistent with these findings
(C) Baltic Sea sediments, findings consistent with its growth of industrial activity
(D) sediments from the Baltic Sea, findings consistent with the growth of industrial activity in the area
(E) sediments from the Baltic Sea, consistent with the growth of industrial activity there

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21 Oct 2008, 12:31
Will go with (D), what are consistent? - The findings.
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21 Oct 2008, 22:51
OA is D

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07 Nov 2008, 12:33
spriya wrote:
Scientists have observed large concentrations of heavy-metal deposits in the upper twenty centimeters of Baltic Sea sediments, which are consistent with the growth of industrial activity there.

(A) Baltic Sea sediments, which are consistent with the growth of industrial activity there
(B) Baltic Sea sediments, where the growth of industrial activity is consistent with these findings
(C) Baltic Sea sediments, findings consistent with its growth of industrial activity
(D) sediments from the Baltic Sea, findings consistent with the growth of industrial activity in the area in the area says where actually growth takes place
(E) sediments from the Baltic Sea, consistent with the growth of industrial activity there

(D) IMO, "in the area" should mean to the surroundings the Baltic Sea where the sediments are concentrated.

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Re: sc baltic   [#permalink] 07 Nov 2008, 12:33
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