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The immolated monk, thought by some detectives to have occurred around midnight, was a crucial factor in igniting the riots that ensued.


(A) The immolated monk, thought by some detectives to have occurred

(B) The immolated monk, which some detectives have thought to occur

(C) Immolating the monk, occurred by some detectives at

(D) The immolation of the monk, thought by some detectives to have occurred

(E) The immolated monk, thought by some detectives to have been

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New post 15 Oct 2018, 06:47
It has to be D

It was the act of immolation that was reaponsible for riots

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[quote="Bunuel"]The immolated monk, thought by some detectives to have occurred around midnight, was a crucial factor in igniting the riots that ensued.


(A) The immolated monk, thought by some detectives to have occurred(meaning issue)

(B) The immolated monk, which some detectives have thought to occur(meaning issue)

(C) Immolating the monk, occurred by some detectives at(same as in A & B)

(D) The immolation of the monk, thought by some detectives to have occurred(correct meaning)i

(E) The immolated monk, thought by some detectives to have been(meaning issue)

Choice D is correct.

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The immolated monk, thought by some detectives to have occurred around midnight, was a crucial factor in igniting the riots that ensued.


(A) The immolated monk, thought by some detectives to have occurred

(B) The immolated monk, which some detectives have thought to occur

(C) Immolating the monk, occurred by some detectives at

(D) The immolation of the monk, thought by some detectives to have occurred

(E) The immolated monk, thought by some detectives to have been


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Did the monk occur or did his immolation occur? Clearly the immolation occurred. Eliminate A, B and E. The phrase ‘occurred by some detectives’ in C is incorrect. Choice D is the correct answer.
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