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# The fastest of mammals, cheetahs bodies are geared to

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747. The fastest of mammals, cheetah’s bodies are geared to accelerate from one to forty miles per hour in less than two seconds and reach speeds of seventy miles per hour.
(A) The fastest of mammals, cheetah’s bodies are geared to
(B) The fastest of mammals, the body of cheetah’s bodies is able to
(C) Faster than other mammals, the body of the cheetah is geared to
(D) The fastest of mammals, the cheetah can
(E) The cheetah, the fastest of mammals, have bodies that can
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07 Sep 2007, 11:01
bmwhype2 wrote:
747. The fastest of mammals, cheetah’s bodies are geared to accelerate from one to forty miles per hour in less than two seconds and reach speeds of seventy miles per hour.
(A) The fastest of mammals, cheetah’s bodies are geared to
(B) The fastest of mammals, the body of cheetah’s bodies is able to
(C) Faster than other mammals, the body of the cheetah is geared to
(D) The fastest of mammals, the cheetah can
(E) The cheetah, the fastest of mammals, have bodies that can

Vote for D,

it is modifier problem, body can not be the fastest , animal can.
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07 Sep 2007, 11:14
Yes. "Cheetah" should be right after "the fastest of mammals" so D is correct!
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07 Sep 2007, 11:20
bmwhype2 wrote:
747. The fastest of mammals, cheetah’s bodies are geared to accelerate from one to forty miles per hour in less than two seconds and reach speeds of seventy miles per hour.
(A) The fastest of mammals, cheetah’s bodies are geared to
(B) The fastest of mammals, the body of cheetah’s bodies is able to
(C) Faster than other mammals, the body of the cheetah is geared to
(D) The fastest of mammals, the cheetah can
(E) The cheetah, the fastest of mammals, have bodies that can

Ditto!

A, B, C incorrectly use modifier to modify "body"
E should be "has" instead of "have"
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07 Sep 2007, 20:22
OA is D.
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