(A) a means to reduce, in order to comprehend, the nearly infinite amount
(B) a means to reduce, in order to comprehend, the nearly infinite number
(C) the means of reducing for comprehending the nearly infinite number
(D) the means that reduces, in order to comprehend, the nearly infinite amount
(E) the means for reducing in order to comprehend the nearly infinite amount
702). The British Admiralty and the War Office met in March 1892 to consider a possible Russian attempt to seize Constantinople and how they would have to act militarily to deal with them.
(A) how they would have to act militarily to deal with them
(B) how to deal with them if military action would be necessary
(C) what would be necessary militarily for dealing with such an event
(D) what military action would be necessary in order to deal with such an event
(E) the necessity of what kind of military action in order to take for dealing with it
701). OA - B
A, D, E - incorrect - use of amount is wrong - stimulus is countable
C - incorrect - awkward
702). OA - D - The British Admiralty and the War Office met ... to consider X and Y, here X is the noun phrase a possible Russian attempt. D provides a noun phrase, military action, that matches the structure of x more closely than do the corresponding noun elements in the other choices.
A, B - incorrect - the pronoun them has no antecedent; furthermore, the clause in B must take should rather than would.
C - incorrect - awkward - necessary militarily
E - incorrect - wordy and garbles the meaning with incorrect word order.