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Some of the tenth-century stave churches of Norway are still standing, demonstrating that with sound design and maintenance, wooden buildings can last indefinitely.

(A) standing, demonstrating that with sound design and maintenance, wooden buildings can last indefinitely
(B) standing, demonstrating how wooden buildings, when they have sound design and maintenance, can last indefinitely
(C) standing; they demonstrate if a wooden building has sound design and maintenance it can last indefinitely
(D) standing, and they demonstrate wooden buildings can last indefinitely when there is sound design and maintenance
(E) standing, and they demonstrate how a wooden building can last indefinitely when it has sound design a
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standing, demonstrating that with sound design and maintenance, wooden buildings can last indefinitely

the OA is A
but if we consider A
demonstrating that with sound design and maintenance
is a modifier which is in double commas so it only gives an extra information in other words it can be removed and the rest of the sentence should stand.



Some of the tenth-century stave churches of Norway are still standing,[strike]demonstrating that with sound design and maintenance[/strike], wooden buildings can last indefinitely.

i dont think it makes sense.

so if we think its not a an extra info it should have a verb. there is no verb in
demonstrating that with sound design and maintenance

Please Explain Guys :? :?

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please explain manoj i have posted a quesry could u please respond to that
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Ya Ravi, ur question is valid, it is not making sense, Now its time to fit other option, working on it. will post soon.
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Hi Ravi, are these answer options right? I am finding difficult now to chose one. all look weird, 'and they'; 'they... it' combination is awkward. what is the answer?
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i already mentioned that the OA is A :)

yes these answer options are correct
please refer the 2nd post.
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RaviChandra wrote:
standing, demonstrating that with sound design and maintenance, wooden buildings can last indefinitely

the OA is A
but if we consider A
demonstrating that with sound design and maintenance
is a modifier which is in double commas so it only gives an extra information in other words it can be removed and the rest of the sentence should stand.



Some of the tenth-century stave churches of Norway are still standing,[strike]demonstrating that with sound design and maintenance[/strike], wooden buildings can last indefinitely.

i dont think it makes sense.

so if we think its not a an extra info it should have a verb. there is no verb in
demonstrating that with sound design and maintenance

Please Explain Guys :? :?


actually it is not the "double comma" that you are referring to. this is a case of superficial parallelism, as mgmt calls it. have a look at only the below part and you'll understand the structure.

.. demonstrating that with sound design, wooden buildings can last indefinitely.
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B - incorrect - use of when is wrong

C - incorrect - wrong use of semicolon

D, E - incorrect - changing the meaning, illogically suggesting that churches demonstrate
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Why is D wrong ?


all C, D, E, they are ambiguous here. you should delete them anyway
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How is 'they' ambiguous? Going by the 'SANAM' pronouns rule, 'tenth century stave churches' is the subject and 'they' correctly refers back to the churches.

could someone elaborate on eliminating the incorrect choices?
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