This is not a test of idiom. This is a test of present subjunctive and shift of tense.
The three tenets of present subjunctive are:
1.An element of mandate 2. An introductory conjunction “that
” and 3. The basic form of the verb
The given text befits the use of the subjunctive because the mandate emanates from the compulsory condition, the introductory conjunction “that
” is available and the basic form of the verb “be not named
” is used. The other four choices exhibit fundamental errors such as shift of tense, etc. Remember that the main clause in simple past.
In B and E, the subordinate clause uses “will not be”
, a future tense.
In C, the subordinate clause uses “are not”
, a simple present and
D uses of “not being”
A is the eventual winner.
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