This one has alreadhy been discussed here: grounds-sc-70795.html
OA is D.
However, "it" can refer to both "a judge" or "the ban" and is therefore ambigous.
Could anybody clarify?
Many thanks in advance,
Nine months after the county banned jet skis and other water bikes
from the tranquil waters of Puget Sound, a judge overturned the ban on the
grounds of violating state laws for allowing
the use of personal watercraft
on common waterways
A. of violating state laws for allowing
B. of their violating state laws to allow
C. that it violates state laws that allowed
D. that it violated state laws allowing
E. that state laws were being violated allowing
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