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Some buildings that were destroyed and heavily dam¬aged in the earthquake last year were constructed in violation of the city's building code.
(A) Some buildings that were destroyed and heavily damaged in the earthquake last year were
(B) Some buildings that were destroyed or heavily damaged in the earthquake last year had been
(C) Some buildings that the earthquake destroyed and heavily damaged last year have been
(D) Last year the earthquake destroyed or heavily damaged some buildings that have been
(E) Last year some of the buildings that were destroyed or heavily damaged in the earthquake had been

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New post 28 Sep 2004, 17:23
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Some buildings that were destroyed and heavily dam¬aged in the earthquake last year were constructed in violation of the city's building code.
(A) Some buildings that were destroyed and heavily damaged in the earthquake last year were
(B) Some buildings that were destroyed or heavily damaged in the earthquake last year had been
(C) Some buildings that the earthquake destroyed and heavily damaged last year have been
(D) Last year the earthquake destroyed or heavily damaged some buildings that have been
(E) Last year some of the buildings that were destroyed or heavily damaged in the earthquake had been


This is from OG right?
My answer is B.

Reasons:
'had been' is required.
Usage or 'or' is required instead of 'and'.
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New post 28 Sep 2004, 19:35
B.
Adding to newkid, we would also like to keep the last year and earthquake to make the earth quake happened last year and not the construction.

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New post 29 Sep 2004, 17:13
NEWKID wrote:
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Some buildings that were destroyed and heavily dam¬aged in the earthquake last year were constructed in violation of the city's building code.
(A) Some buildings that were destroyed and heavily damaged in the earthquake last year were
(B) Some buildings that were destroyed or heavily damaged in the earthquake last year had been
(C) Some buildings that the earthquake destroyed and heavily damaged last year have been
(D) Last year the earthquake destroyed or heavily damaged some buildings that have been
(E) Last year some of the buildings that were destroyed or heavily damaged in the earthquake had been


This is from OG right?
My answer is B.

Reasons:
'had been' is required.
Usage or 'or' is required instead of 'and'.


Newkid, you have really worked on OG as you know the source of Q!! :-D

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