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After the Communist Revolution in China, the Communist Party embodied

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After the Communist Revolution in China, the Communist Party embodied the dominant ideology of the Chinese, replacing older ideologies and political systems.


(A) embodied the dominant ideology of the Chinese, replacing older ideologies

(B) embodied the dominant ideology of the Chinese, replacing ideologies that were older

(C) embodies the dominant ideology of the Chinese and it replaced older ideologies

(D) embodies the dominant ideology of the Chinese and it replaced ideologies that were older

(E) embodies the dominant ideology of the Chinese, having replaced ideologies that were older

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(A) embodied the dominant ideology of the Chinese, replacing older ideologies

(B) embodied the dominant ideology of the Chinese, replacing ideologies that were older

(C) embodies the dominant ideology of the Chinese and it replaced older ideologies

(D) embodies the dominant ideology of the Chinese and it replaced ideologies that were older

(E) embodies the dominant ideology of the Chinese, having replaced ideologies that were older

The question talks about what happened after something.. so it should be in the past tense. only A and B fit that.

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Bunuel wrote:
After the Communist Revolution in China, the Communist Party embodied the dominant ideology of the Chinese, replacing older ideologies and political systems.


(A) embodied the dominant ideology of the Chinese, replacing older ideologies

(B) embodied the dominant ideology of the Chinese, replacing ideologies that were older

(C) embodies the dominant ideology of the Chinese and it replaced older ideologies

(D) embodies the dominant ideology of the Chinese and it replaced ideologies that were older

(E) embodies the dominant ideology of the Chinese, having replaced ideologies that were older

Nothing wrong with the Original sentence, correct Answer must be (A), errors in other options marked in Red.
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Bunuel wrote:
After the Communist Revolution in China, the Communist Party embodied the dominant ideology of the Chinese, replacing older ideologies and political systems.


(A) embodied the dominant ideology of the Chinese, replacing older ideologies

(B) embodied the dominant ideology of the Chinese, replacing ideologies that were older

(C) embodies the dominant ideology of the Chinese and it replaced older ideologies

(D) embodies the dominant ideology of the Chinese and it replaced ideologies that were older

(E) embodies the dominant ideology of the Chinese, having replaced ideologies that were older


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There must be tense agreement in sentences. Both events are in the past, so you must use the past tense of ‘embody’, ‘embodied’. That leaves choices A and B. Choice A is shorter and simpler than B. Choice A is the correct answer.
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