Source: Official Guide for GMAT Review 2016 Sentence Correction; #136

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A ruined structure found at Aqaba, Jordan

A ruined structure found at Aqaba, Jordan, was probably a church, as indicated in its eastward orientation and by its overall plan, as well as artifacts, such as glass oil-lamp fragments, found at the site.

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Nikhil Ashok Bhide

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Aug 28, 2017 • Comment

Adam

Hi Nikhil, I've added a text explanation :)

Sep 1, 2017 • Reply

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Adam

(A) A ruined structure found at Aqaba, Jordan, was probably a church, as indicated in its eastward orientation and by its overall plan, as well as Incorrect parallelism "as indicated IN... and BY..." incorrect

(B) A ruined structure found at Aqaba, Jordan, once probably being a probably a church, was indicated by its eastward orientation, overall plan, and this says that the structure itself was indicated by its eastward construction, overall plan, etc. incorrect

(C) Indicating that a ruined structure found at Aqaba, Jordan, was probably a church were its eastward orientation and overall plan, but also the this construction uses "but also" but has no "not only"

(D) A ruined structure found at Aqaba, Jordan, was probably a church, as indicates its eastward orientation and overall plan, as well as the "eastward orientation and overall plan" is a plural subject that does not agree with the singular tense "indicates"

(E) That a ruined structure found at Aqaba, Jordan, was probably a church is indicated by its eastward orientation and overall plan, as well as by the Good parallelism etc. CORRECT

Sep 1, 2017 • Comment

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