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The supply of oil being finite has become an economical and political consideration of the first magnitude for all modern industrial nations.

(A) The supply of oil being finite has become an economical
(B) The finite supply of oil has become an economical
(C) That the supply of oil is finite has become an economical
(D) The supply of oil being finite has become an economic
(E) That the supply of oil is finite has become an economic

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20 Dec 2007, 13:13
michaelny2001 wrote:
The supply of oil being finite has become an economical and political consideration of the first magnitude for all modern industrial nations.

(A) The supply of oil being finite has become an economical
(B) The finite supply of oil has become an economical
(C) That the supply of oil is finite has become an economical
(D) The supply of oil being finite has become an economic
(E) That the supply of oil is finite has become an economic

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20 Dec 2007, 13:21
thanks a lot. i read the explanation and it seems right. I was just wondering if EVERY answer from the 1000 SC brutal is correct?
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20 Dec 2007, 18:22
michaelny2001 wrote:
The supply of oil being finite has become an economical and political consideration of the first magnitude for all modern industrial nations.

(A) The supply of oil being finite has become an economical
(B) The finite supply of oil has become an economical
(C) That the supply of oil is finite has become an economical
(D) The supply of oil being finite has become an economic
(E) That the supply of oil is finite has become an economic

A: wordy, awkward, usage of "being".

B: Incorrect meaning. supply has not become the issue

C: this issue of finite supply has become the matter of concern. but usage of ECONOMICAL is wrong.

D: being finite wrong.

E: economic is correct and rest is same as C.

Thus E:
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20 Dec 2007, 20:27
michaelny2001 wrote:
thanks a lot. i read the explanation and it seems right. I was just wondering if EVERY answer from the 1000 SC brutal is correct?
Would it happen to know?

I think initially we had couple of them with wrong answers but were later corrected . But still almost all of them are discussed on this forum with some very good explanations.
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