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31.A year advantage in a new computer product or process being introduced can give a company a significant edge on its competitors.
a A year advantage in a new computer product or process being introduced
b. Introducing a new computer product or process by a year earlier (mine)
c. A year's advantage to introduce a new computer product or process
d. To introduce a new computer product or process by a year earlier (right)
e. Being a year ahead in introducing a new computer product or process
Can anybody explain why (d) is correct??

34. Japan is a culture of accommodation and constraint, a system of forms, etiquette, and images, making its ever-present congestion tolerable.

(A) Japan is a culture of accommodation and constraint, a system of forms, etiquette, and images, making its
(B) Japan, a culture of accommodation and constraint, is a system of forms, etiquette, and images, which makes its
(C) A culture of accommodation and constraint, Japan is a system of forms, etiquette, and images making its
(D) Japan's is a culture of accommodation and constraint, a system of forms, etiquette, and images that makes the
(E) Japan's is a culture of accommodation and constraint, of a system of forms, etiquette, and images which makes the

Ans: d

Follow the discussion on Q#34 here: japan-is-a-culture-of-accommodation-and-constraint-a-system-30277.html

Of all the above options, I readily cancelled the option (d) & (e) as believed that "Japan's" is incorrect. Why ain't usage of Japan's wrong??
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31 Mar 2012, 20:49
34. Japan is a culture of accommodation and constraint, a system of forms, etiquette, and images, making its ever-present congestion tolerable.

(D) Japan's is a culture of accommodation and constraint, a system of forms, etiquette, and images that makes the

May you specify the source.

I doubt the all the choices, although i agree rest of options are just wrong but in D also why "makes" is there and "that" modifies what??

Someone explain?
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31 Mar 2012, 21:13
31 . +1 D

I was left with C & D after POE

34. +1 D
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