Affording strategic proximity to the Strait of Gibraltar, : GMAT Sentence Correction (SC)
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# Affording strategic proximity to the Strait of Gibraltar,

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Affording strategic proximity to the Strait of Gibraltar, Morocco was also of interest to the French throughout the first half of the twentieth century because they assumed that if they did not hold it, their grip on Algeria was always insecure.

(A) if they did not hold it, their grip on Algeria was always insecure
(B) without it their grip on Algeria would never be secure
(C) their grip on Algeria was not ever secure if they did not hold it
(D) without that, they could never be secure about their grip on Algeria
(E) never would their grip on Algeria be secure if they did not hold it
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06 Sep 2005, 11:20
Ans = B

A - "always insecure" is awkward
C - awkward
D - using that instead of it
E - awkward construction

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ywilfred wrote:
Affording strategic proximity to the Strait of Gibraltar, Morocco was also of interest to the French throughout the first half of the twentieth century because they assumed that if they did not hold it, their grip on Algeria was always insecure.

(A) if they did not hold it, their grip on Algeria was always insecure
(B) without it their grip on Algeria would never be secure
(C) their grip on Algeria was not ever secure if they did not hold it
(D) without that, they could never be secure about their grip on Algeria
(E) never would their grip on Algeria be secure if they did not hold it
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06 Sep 2005, 12:28
I say B as well.

(A) "did not" and "was always" conflict
(C) their grip on Algeria was not ever secure if they did not hold it
(D) "without that" is non-specific
(E) this sentence is passive
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07 Sep 2005, 05:52
OA is B.
07 Sep 2005, 05:52
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