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A study of food resources in the Northern Pacific between 1989 and 1996 revealed that creatures of the seabed were suffering from dwindling food supplies, possibly resulting from increasing sea surface temperatures during the same period.

a. that creatures of the seabed were suffering from dwindling food supplies, possibly resulting from increasing

b. that creatures of the seabed were suffering because food supplies were dwindling, possibly as a result of an increase in

c. that creatures of the seabed were suffering because of food supplies, which were dwindling possibly as a result of increasing

d. creatures of the seabed that were suffering from food supplies that were dwindling, possibly resulting from an increase in

e. creatures of the seabed that were suffering because food supplies were dwindling, which possibly resulted from increasing
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CDE out due to the use of that and which

A or B
B has correct use of increase in
but still will go for A as it seems OK
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That is right, suffer from is idiomatioc, however:
a. that creatures of the seabed were suffering from dwindling food supplies, possibly resulting from increasing - this part looks wrong to me.
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o shit, I missed that choche E goes without "THAT", so now my bet is - B.
What is the right answer by the way?
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Utkur wrote:
o ****, I missed that choche E goes without "THAT", so now my bet is - B.
What is the right answer by the way?


Nice OA is B. I went for A. Can u explain why A is wrong???
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GMATBLACKBELT wrote:
Utkur wrote:
o ****, I missed that choche E goes without "THAT", so now my bet is - B.
What is the right answer by the way?


Nice OA is B. I went for A. Can u explain why A is wrong???

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I am not strong in SC, English is not my native language. :-D , but I will try...
a. that creatures of the seabed were suffering from dwindling food supplies, possibly resulting from increasing
This part looks wrong to me, to me use of ing and ing - is incorrect. So it should be either possibly resulted from increasing or possibly resulting from increase
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GMATBLACKBELT wrote:
Utkur wrote:
o ****, I missed that choche E goes without "THAT", so now my bet is - B.
What is the right answer by the way?


Nice OA is B. I went for A. Can u explain why A is wrong???


My thought was ..you cannot suffer from shortage of food. you suffer because there was a shortage of food.
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