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The Achaemenid empire of Persia reached the Indus Valley in

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The Achaemenid empire of Persia reached the Indus Valley in the fifth century B.C., bringing the Aramaic script with it, from which was derived both northern and southern Indian alphabets.

A) the Aramaic script with it, from which was derived both northern and

B) the Aramaic script with it, and from which deriving both the northern and the

C) with it the Aramaic script, from which derive both the northern and the

D) with it the Aramaic script, from which derives both northern and

E) with it the Aramaic script, and deriving from it both the northern and

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09 Dec 2005, 17:05
C.

A. with it - it has no clear antecedent; passive (was derived)
B. deriving - incorrect; same error on it as in A
D. derives - s + B agreement error(both A and B)
E. deriving from it - awkward make statement incomplete
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09 Dec 2005, 20:35
The Achaemenid empire of Persia reached the Indus Valley in the fifth century B.C., bringing the Aramaic script with it, from which was derived both northern and southern Indian alphabets.

A) the Aramaic script with it, from which was derived both northern and
------> "which" modifies " the Aramaic script", "which" should come after the script instead of "it" ---> out

B) the Aramaic script with it, and from which deriving both the northern and the
---->same to A

C) with it the Aramaic script, from which derive both the northern and the
---> looks okie

D) with it the Aramaic script, from which derives both northern and
singular "derives " is wrong ---> out

E) with it the Aramaic script, and deriving from it both the northern and
------> second "it" is somewhat ambiguous.

C stands the best.
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10 Dec 2005, 08:25
Alphabets are plural, so the correct S-V must be derive.

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11 Dec 2005, 02:46
The oa is C. good work guys
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11 Dec 2005, 09:11
C fits. Alphabets: plural verb(derive) and article "the" necessary
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