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OG SC Q#20 and Q#24

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tina_0928 Newbie | Next Rank: 10 Posts Default Avatar
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OG SC Q#20 and Q#24

Post Wed May 02, 2007 2:15 pm
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    Ive recently started preparing for GMAT so still stuck on basic OG..please someone respond to the following 2 questions..explain how to approach these problems...

    OG #20
    Based on accounts of various ancient writers, Scholars have painted a sketchy picture of the activities of an all-female cult that, perhaps as early as the 6th century B.C, worshipped a goddess known in Latin A BONA DEA, "the good godess".
    Why is A not the answer.

    Og#24 why is the answer not E but C

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    A living being cannot be "based" on something. An idea is based on something, a theory is based on something, but a Scholar cannot be based on something. In the original sentence, "Based on" modifies "Scholars", so it is incorrect.

    I don't have OG11 so I can't see question 24.

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