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The Sanskrit word yoga, which has many meanings and which is derived from the Sanskrit root yuj, can be translated into English as "joining", "uniting", "union", "conjunction", and "means".

A. which is derived from the Sanskrit root yuj, can be translated into English as "joining", "uniting", "union", "conjunction", and
B. which is derived from the Sanskrit root yuj, can be translated into English as "joining", "uniting", "union", "conjunction", and as
C. derived from the Sanskrit root yuj, can be translated into English as "joining", "uniting", "union", "conjunction", and
D. deriving from the Sanskrit root yuj, can be translated into English as "joining", "uniting", "union", "conjunction", and
E. which is derived from the Sanskrit root yuj, can be translated into English as "joining", "uniting", as "union", "conjunction", and
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which || which: Eliminate C and D.
As must be common to all element in the list. Eliminate B and E.
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The Sanskrit word yoga, which has many meanings and which is derived from the Sanskrit root yuj, can be translated into English as "joining", "uniting", "union", "conjunction", and "means".

A. which is derived from the Sanskrit root yuj, can be translated into English as "joining", "uniting", "union", "conjunction", and
B. which is derived from the Sanskrit root yuj, can be translated into English as "joining", "uniting", "union", "conjunction", and as
C. derived from the Sanskrit root yuj, can be translated into English as "joining", "uniting", "union", "conjunction", and
D. deriving from the Sanskrit root yuj, can be translated into English as "joining", "uniting", "union", "conjunction", and
E. which is derived from the Sanskrit root yuj, can be translated into English as "joining", "uniting", as "union", "conjunction", and
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A. which is derived from the Sanskrit root yuj, can be translated into English as "joining", "uniting", "union", "conjunction", and
B. which is derived from the Sanskrit root yuj, can be translated into English as "joining", "uniting", "union", "conjunction", and as
C. derived from the Sanskrit root yuj, can be translated into English as "joining", "uniting", "union", "conjunction", and
D. deriving from the Sanskrit root yuj, can be translated into English as "joining", "uniting", "union", "conjunction", and
E. which is derived from the Sanskrit root yuj, can be translated into English as "joining", "uniting", as "union", "conjunction", and
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The Sanskrit word yoga, which has many meanings and which is derived from the Sanskrit root yuj, can be translated into English as "joining", "uniting", "union", "conjunction", and "means".

A. which is derived from the Sanskrit root yuj, can be translated into English as "joining", "uniting", "union", "conjunction", and
B. which is derived from the Sanskrit root yuj, can be translated into English as "joining", "uniting", "union", "conjunction", and as
C. derived from the Sanskrit root yuj, can be translated into English as "joining", "uniting", "union", "conjunction", and
D. deriving from the Sanskrit root yuj, can be translated into English as "joining", "uniting", "union", "conjunction", and
E. which is derived from the Sanskrit root yuj, can be translated into English as "joining", "uniting", as "union", "conjunction", and



Why is B wrong?? "and as" exactly provides a parallel structure in my opinion. The sentence starts with..into English as X, Y, Z, and AS W.

A is not wrong in my opinion.. but I really doubt this one would be a official gmat question ..
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This a simple test of symmetrical and list parallelism

A. which is derived from the Sanskrit root yuj, can be translated into English as "joining", "uniting", "union", "conjunction", and --- must be correct choice;
1. maintains symmetry by joining two sub-ordinate clauses started by’ which’ on either sides of the parallelism marker ‘and’
2. maintains list parallelism by omitting the ‘as’ --- before means


B. which is derived from the Sanskrit root yuj, can be translated into English as "joining", "uniting", "union", "conjunction", and as --- and as mars the list parallelism; If you have to add ‘as’ before, means, then you have to add ‘ as’ before each of the other arms


C. derived from the Sanskrit root yuj, can be translated into English as "joining", "uniting", "union", "conjunction", and --- misses the symmetrical parallelism by using a subordinate clause on one side of” and “ and a past participial phrase on the other side

D. deriving from the Sanskrit root yuj, can be translated into English as "joining", "uniting", "union", "conjunction", and ---- misses the symmetrical parallelism by using a subordinate clause on one side of ‘and’ and a present participial phrase on the other side



E. which is derived from the Sanskrit root yuj, can be translated into English as "joining", "uniting", as "union", "conjunction", and --- you can’t have ‘as’ for one or two arms only
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[quote="daagh"]This a simple test of symmetrical and list parallelism



B. which is derived from the Sanskrit root yuj, can be translated into English as "joining", "uniting", "union", "conjunction", and as --- and as mars the list parallelism; If you have to add ‘as’ before, means, then you have to add ‘ as’ before each of the other arms


But a comma before 'and' ("conjunction", and) is confusing, or is it necessary to make sure that nobody thinks that 'conjunction and means' are in pair?
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The Sanskrit word yoga, which has many meanings and which is derived from the Sanskrit root yuj, can be translated into English as "joining", "uniting", "union", "conjunction", and "means".

A. which is derived from the Sanskrit root yuj, can be translated into English as "joining", "uniting", "union", "conjunction", and
B. which is derived from the Sanskrit root yuj, can be translated into English as "joining", "uniting", "union", "conjunction", and as
C. derived from the Sanskrit root yuj, can be translated into English as "joining", "uniting", "union", "conjunction", and
D. deriving from the Sanskrit root yuj, can be translated into English as "joining", "uniting", "union", "conjunction", and
E. which is derived from the Sanskrit root yuj, can be translated into English as "joining", "uniting", as "union", "conjunction", and


Errors in the options ( According to me ) are highlighted in RED , hence answer will be (A)

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