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Please justify your answers. Thanks
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Answer is C. Is that correct ?
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New post 15 Dec 2004, 07:51
Between 'C' & 'E', I choose 'E'
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(C) it is


passive voice needs to be avoided.
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New post 15 Dec 2004, 09:06
go w/ C.
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New post 16 Dec 2004, 08:13
To maintain parallelism, we need to identify what the new rules "are" doing. That leaves us with C and E. E is in passive voice,
Hence, my choice is C.

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New post 16 Dec 2004, 22:01
OA is indeed C
I got it wrong though :beat
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Yeah, I think C coz

a) because..... a verb is needed otherwises because of (n)
b) because (of) federal rules
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Yeah, I think C coz

a) because..... a verb is needed otherwises because of (n)
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New post 18 Dec 2004, 14:15
First impression: The underline portion is not parallel with the rest of the statement.

b) same reason.

c) looks good.

d) same reason as b). "called for by new federal rules" is a modifier. We need a phrase in the form of "subject, verb" to make the because- and-because parallelism work.

e) a little wording. I'm unsure whether "federal rules" can do the calling.

I would pick c).
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Has anyone ever encountered a correct answer that's written in the passive voice?
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