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# A common disability in test pilots is hearing impairment, a

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A common disability in test pilots is hearing impairment, a consequence of sitting too close to large jet engines for long periods of time.

(A) a consequence of sitting too close to large jet engines for long periods of time
(B) a consequence from sitting for long periods of time too near to large jet engines
(C) a consequence which resulted from sitting too close to large jet engines for long periods of time
(D) damaged from sitting too near to large jet engines for long periods of time
(E) damaged because they sat too close to large jet engines for long periods of time
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04 Apr 2010, 16:42
A common disability in test pilots is hearing impairment, a consequence of sitting too close to large jet engines for long periods of time.

(A) a consequence of sitting too close to large jet engines for long periods of time - correct
(B) a consequence from sitting for long periods of time too near to large jet engines
(C) a consequence which resulted from sitting too close to large jet engines for long periods of time - passive
(D) damaged from sitting too near to large jet engines for long periods of time - awkward
(E) damaged because they sat too close to large jet engines for long periods of time - awkward
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06 Apr 2010, 00:37
a consequence of should be correct

A it is
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06 Apr 2010, 13:13
OA is A !
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08 Apr 2010, 05:18
yep A.

In B, "consequence from" is perhaps unidiomatic. Moreover, it emphasizes more on 'sitting for long periods of time' than on 'too near to large jet engines'; this should be other way round.
I guess others choices could be quickly eliminated.
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