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The Taj Mahal was built from 1633 to 1650 by the Indian ruler Shah

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The Taj Mahal was built from 1633 to 1650 by the Indian ruler Shah Jahan, who constructed it as a shrine to his beloved deceased wife, who died during childbirth.

A. who constructed it as a shrine to his beloved deceased wife, who
B. who constructed it as a shrine to his beloved deceased wife, who had
C. who constructed it like a shrine to his beloved deceased wife, who had
D. who had constructed it as a shrine to his beloved deceased wife, who had
E. constructing it as a shrine to his beloved deceased wife, who

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The Taj Mahal was built from 1633 to 1650 by the Indian ruler Shah Jahan, who constructed it as a shrine to his beloved deceased wife, who died during childbirth.

A. who constructed it as a shrine to his beloved deceased wife, who
B. who constructed it as a shrine to his beloved deceased wife, who had
C. who constructed it like a shrine to his beloved deceased wife, who had
D. who had constructed it as a shrine to his beloved deceased wife, who had
E. constructing it as a shrine to his beloved deceased wife, who

there is clearly the sequence of events in the sentence
A . means that died and construction both happen at the same time which is incorrect. as per the logic the wife had died first then Shah Jahan build the taj mahal
B. Correct as it uses had died for earlier of two actions in the past.
C.like is never used to present example as or such as is used.
D.had for both the past events is incorrect
E.using ing for the events in the past is incorrect
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New post 24 Dec 2017, 01:53
Answer C -- Like here is used to present comparison. The Taj Mahal is compared to Shrine so the use of like is correct.


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