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Most North Carolina ski resorts broadcast music onto the slopes; skiers can choose among hard rock, soft pop, and “beautiful music” slopes, there are no slopes without music.
(A) skiers can choose among hard rock, soft pop, and “beautiful music” slopes, there are
(B) because skiers can choose hard rock, soft pop, or “beautiful music,” there are
(C) however, skiers can choose among hard rock, soft pop, “beautiful music,” and
(D) although skiers can choose among hard rock, soft pop, and “beautiful music” slopes, there are
(E) skiers can choose among hard rock, soft pop, “beautiful music” slopes, but

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08 Aug 2008, 23:45
A) run-on sentence
B) context is illogical with 'because'
C) skiers can't choose the music. they can choose the type of music slope. adjectives must modify the slope
D) correct
E) 'but' is awkward
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09 Aug 2008, 08:14
spriya wrote:
Most North Carolina ski resorts broadcast music onto the slopes; skiers can choose among hard rock, soft pop, and “beautiful music” slopes, there are no slopes without music.
(A) skiers can choose among hard rock, soft pop, and “beautiful music” slopes, there are
(B) because skiers can choose hard rock, soft pop, or “beautiful music,” there are
(C) however, skiers can choose among hard rock, soft pop, “beautiful music,” and
(D) although skiers can choose among hard rock, soft pop, and “beautiful music” slopes, there are
(E) skiers can choose among hard rock, soft pop, “beautiful music” slopes, but

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Vote for D

A- incomplete sentence
B- weird meaning. Seems to mean that there are no slopes without music because skiers can select from hard rock, etc. ...
C- "However" is not necessary here. Not contradicting anything in the first sentence
D- Correct. Nice meaning and can stand as a complete sentence by itself
E- cannot stand as a complete sentence by itself
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09 Aug 2008, 08:22
(A) skiers can choose among hard rock, soft pop, and “beautiful music” slopes, there are
This creates a run-on sentence, two separate lines joined by comma instead of some connecting punctuation or semicolon or full stop.

(B) because skiers can choose hard rock, soft pop, or “beautiful music,” there are
Change in meaning. This sentence implies because there are music option, therefore there is no slopes without meaning.

(C) however, skiers can choose among hard rock, soft pop, “beautiful music,” and
Change in meaning. This sentence implies skiers can choose from rock, pop, BM, and no music.

(D) although skiers can choose among hard rock, soft pop, and “beautiful music” slopes, there are
Seems Correct.

(E) skiers can choose among hard rock, soft pop, “beautiful music” slopes, but
"and" is missing among 3 music categories.
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09 Aug 2008, 09:35
kman wrote:
spriya wrote:
Most North Carolina ski resorts broadcast music onto the slopes; skiers can choose among hard rock, soft pop, and “beautiful music” slopes, there are no slopes without music.
(A) skiers can choose among hard rock, soft pop, and “beautiful music” slopes, there are
(B) because skiers can choose hard rock, soft pop, or “beautiful music,” there are
(C) however, skiers can choose among hard rock, soft pop, “beautiful music,” and
(D) although skiers can choose among hard rock, soft pop, and “beautiful music” slopes, there are
(E) skiers can choose among hard rock, soft pop, “beautiful music” slopes, but

Kindly shed some light on answers and reasons for the same

Vote for D

A- incomplete sentence
B- weird meaning. Seems to mean that there are no slopes without music because skiers can select from hard rock, etc. ...
C- "However" is not necessary here. Not contradicting anything in the first sentence
D- Correct. Nice meaning and can stand as a complete sentence by itself
E- cannot stand as a complete sentence by itself

OA is D
Thanks for the explanation!!! guys

also i thought E can complete the sentence ,meaning that the skiers cannot choose slopes without music
That was a mistake !!!now got the logic
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