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We live in a world in which crime is rampant, children are [#permalink]
15 Oct 2006, 08:47

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We live in a world in which crime is rampant, children are recalcitrant, change is the only constant, and uncertainty prevails.

(A) children are recalcitrant, change is the only constant, and uncertainty prevails.
(B) children are recalcitrant, change is the only constant, and uncertainty is prevalent.
(C) in which children are recalcitrant, in which change is the only constant, and in which uncertainty is prevalent.
(D) where children are recalcitrant, where change is the only constant and where uncertainty is prevalent.
(E) where children are recalcitrant, change is the only constant, and uncertainty is prevalent

Last edited by gk3.14 on 15 Oct 2006, 09:57, edited 1 time in total.

We live in a world in which crime is rampant, children are recalcitrant, change is the only constant, and uncertainty prevails.

(A) children are recalcitrant, change is the only constant, and uncertainty prevails. (B) children are recalcitrant, change is the only constant, and uncertainty is prevalent. (C) in which children are recalcitrant, in which change is the only constant, and in which uncertainty is prevalent. (D) where children are recalcitrant, where change is the only constant and where uncertainty is prevalent. (E) where children are recalcitrant, change is the only constant, and uncertainty is prevalent

C

a world in which ..in which ..in which ..and in which

We live in a world in which crime is rampant, children are recalcitrant, change is the only constant, and uncertainty prevails.

(A) children are recalcitrant, change is the only constant, and uncertainty prevails. (B) children are recalcitrant, change is the only constant, and uncertainty is prevalent. (C) in which children are recalcitrant, in which change is the only constant, and in which uncertainty is prevalent. (D) where children are recalcitrant, where change is the only constant and where uncertainty is prevalent. (E) where children are recalcitrant, change is the only constant, and uncertainty is prevalent

I am assuming the underlined part starts from children?
If thats the case, then B for Parallelism.

We live in a world in which crime is rampant, children are recalcitrant, change is the only constant, and uncertainty prevails.

(A) children are recalcitrant, change is the only constant, and uncertainty prevails. (B) children are recalcitrant, change is the only constant, and uncertainty is prevalent. (C) in which children are recalcitrant, in which change is the only constant, and in which uncertainty is prevalent. (D) where children are recalcitrant, where change is the only constant and where uncertainty is prevalent. (E) where children are recalcitrant, change is the only constant, and uncertainty is prevalent

C

a world in which ..in which ..in which ..and in which

Do we really need to mention in which so many times? Not sure though, I thought if used in first one it is implied in all the other

I picked B.
Both B and C are gramatically right. The prepositional phrase should be included in either only the first part (as in choice B) or in all the parts (as in choice C).
B is more concise than C.