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# Admiral of the Fleet Louis Mountbatten, a decorated British naval ofﬁc

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Admiral of the Fleet Louis Mountbatten, a decorated British naval ofﬁcer and statesman, not only had a brilliant career in the military as he served as the Supreme Allied Commander, South East Asia Command during the Second World War but also had the distinctive stint of serving as the last Viceroy of India and the first Governor-General of Independent India.

A. but also had the distinctive stint of serving as the last Viceroy of India and the ﬁrst Governor-General of Independent India

B. but also had the distinctive stint of serving as the last Viceroy of India and only the first Governor-General of Independent India

C. but also had the distinctive stint of serving as the last Viceroy of India and the first one only Governor-General of Independent India

D. he also had the distinctive stint of serving as the last Viceroy of India and the first Governor-General of Independent India

E. also had the distinctive stint of serving as the last Viceroy of India and only the ﬁrst Governor-General of Independent India

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21 Oct 2018, 10:06
+1 for A
correct idiom not only... but also..

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Admiral of the Fleet Louis Mountbatten, a decorated British naval ofﬁcer and statesman, not only had a brilliant career in the military as he served as the Supreme Allied Commander, South East Asia Command during the Second World War but also had the distinctive stint of serving as the last Viceroy of India and the first Governor-General of Independent India.

A. but also had the distinctive stint of serving as the last Viceroy of India and the ﬁrst Governor-General of Independent India - correct

B. but also had the distinctive stint of serving as the last Viceroy of India and only the first Governor-General of Independent India - redundant

C. but also had the distinctive stint of serving as the last Viceroy of India and the first one only Governor-General of Independent India - redundant

D. he also had the distinctive stint of serving as the last Viceroy of India and the first Governor-General of Independent India - but also is missing and second subject is not needed

E. also had the distinctive stint of serving as the last Viceroy of India and only the ﬁrst Governor-General of Independent India - redundant
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Admiral of the Fleet Louis Mountbatten, a decorated British naval ofﬁcer and statesman, not only had a brilliant career in the military as he served as the Supreme Allied Commander, South East Asia Command during the Second World War but also had the distinctive stint of serving as the last Viceroy of India and the first Governor-General of Independent India.

A. but also had the distinctive stint of serving as the last Viceroy of India and the ﬁrst Governor-General of Independent India

B. but also had the distinctive stint of serving as the last Viceroy of India and only the first Governor-General of Independent India

C. but also had the distinctive stint of serving as the last Viceroy of India and the first one only Governor-General of Independent India

D. he also had the distinctive stint of serving as the last Viceroy of India and the first Governor-General of Independent India

E. also had the distinctive stint of serving as the last Viceroy of India and only the ﬁrst Governor-General of Independent India

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Correct Answer must be (A), for the highlighted errors in other options....
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