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# The study undertaken by Department of the Interior will

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The study undertaken by Department of the Interior will involve examination and tagging of the California condor in order to obtain information about their daily movements, foraging habits, and sites where they nest.

(A) their daily movements, foraging habits, and sites where they nest
(B) their daily movements, foraging habits, and their nesting sites
(C) its daily movements, foraging habits, and nesting sites
(D) its daily movements, foraging habits, and about nesting sites
(E) daily movements, foraging habits, and sites in which there are nests
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25 Mar 2005, 11:53
C.

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The study undertaken by Department of the Interior will involve examination and tagging of the California condor in order to obtain information about their daily movements, foraging habits, and sites where they nest.

(A) their daily movements, foraging habits, and sites where they nest
(B) their daily movements, foraging habits, and their nesting sites
(C) its daily movements, foraging habits, and nesting sites
(D) its daily movements, foraging habits, and about nesting sites
(E) daily movements, foraging habits, and sites in which there are nests

A - their daily movements - their is wrong in this
B - same as A
C - Correct
D - and about nesting sites - is wordy
E - unnecessarily long
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25 Mar 2005, 11:56
OA is C.

But isn't condor plural, and hence require their?

Example:
These condor are under the protection of the department of the interior.

We wouldn't say:
These condor is under the protection of the department of the interior.
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31 Mar 2005, 12:19
OA is C.

But isn't condor plural, and hence require their?

Example:
These condor are under the protection of the department of the interior.

We wouldn't say:
These condor is under the protection of the department of the interior.

in the stem--it metion about california condor,which in this case we take as 1 group/family,,,,,,whereas in yr example these codor refers to a particluar number of codor (2,3,4'....)which are under consideration.......hece these 'are' is uders.........
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31 Mar 2005, 20:51
'their' is the wrong pronoun. California condor is singular as it's a collective noun that refers to a particular family of condors. So (A), (B) are out.
(E) is also out as there is a problem with the sentence when it joins the non-underline portion of the sentece. It would only be correct if the sentence was "condor's daily movements, ...."
Between C and D, C is better as it has parallelism.
31 Mar 2005, 20:51
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