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A politician and a civic activist, the first fire department in the United States and arguably the first truly public library in the world were founded by Benjamin Franklin before he held his first position as a public servant.

(A) the first fire department in the United States and arguably the first truly public library in the world were founded by Benjamin Franklin before he held his first position as a public servant

(B) Benjamin Franklin founded the first fire department in the United States and arguably the first truly public library in the world before he held his first position as a public servant

(C) before he held his first position as a public servant, the first fire department in the United States and arguably the first truly public library in the world were founded by Benjamin Franklin

(D) was Benjamin Franklin who, before he held his first position as a public servant, founded the first fire department in the United States and arguably the first truly public library in the world

(E) there were founded, before he held his first position as a public servant, the first fire department in the United States and arguably the first truly public library in the world

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A politician and a civic activist, the first fire department in the United States and arguably the first truly public library in the world were founded by Benjamin Franklin before he held his first position as a public servant.

(A) the first fire department in the United States and arguably the first truly public library in the world were founded by Benjamin Franklin before he held his first position as a public servant

(B) Benjamin Franklin founded the first fire department in the United States and arguably the first truly public library in the world before he held his first position as a public servant

(C) before he held his first position as a public servant, the first fire department in the United States and arguably the first truly public library in the world were founded by Benjamin Franklin

(D) was Benjamin Franklin who, before he held his first position as a public servant, founded the first fire department in the United States and arguably the first truly public library in the world

(E) there were founded, before he held his first position as a public servant, the first fire department in the United States and arguably the first truly public library in the world



An easy question..

The moment you see a noun modifer, check whether it is modifying the correct subject..

Here A politician and a civic activist, has to be followed by a name of a person..

Only B does it correctlt

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