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# The Industrial Revolution, making it possible to

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22 Oct 2006, 13:37
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The Industrial Revolution, making it possible to mass-produce manufactured goods, was marked by their use of new machines, new energy sources, and new basic materials.

A. making it possible to mass-produce manufactured goods, was marked by their use of
B. making possible the mass production of manufactured goods, marked by the use of
C. which made it possible that manufactured goods were mass-produced, was marked by their using
D. which made possible the mass production of manufactured goods, was marked by the use of
E. which made the mass production of manufactured goods possible and was marked by using.

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22 Oct 2006, 15:51
D .....

Though passive in construction in this case it sounds correct

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22 Oct 2006, 16:50
A and C are out for using a plural pronoun.

B is wrong because it would say "revolution marked by the use"

E sounds awful

D it is

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GMAT 1: 740 Q48 V42

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23 Oct 2006, 04:48
D
Using "which" is more appropriate. D and E stand.

"marked by using" is incorrect - E out.

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23 Oct 2006, 14:30
Good Job.

OA is D =)

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26 Oct 2006, 09:16
Late, but the IR is singular, so "their" cannot be a correct option.

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26 Oct 2006, 09:16
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