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# Alaska regularly deposits some of its profits from the sale

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21 Feb 2012, 04:15
I think the correct answer is C. Don't pick D as there is a "Ing " i.e exhausting.
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21 Feb 2012, 04:19
Guys,

Ans is C.

A is wrong for ambigous "its". C is unambigously says what is intended in the main sentence.
One more reason for why A is wrong: read it as "Alaska does smth with the intention to sustain smth" - guys sorry but it is a completely perfect bullsh*t. Alaska is a piece of land.
Ask yourself can a piece of land have intentions??!
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01 Apr 2012, 17:49
PTK wrote:
Guys,

Ans is C.

A is wrong for ambigous "its". C is unambigously says what is intended in the main sentence.
One more reason for why A is wrong: read it as "Alaska does smth with the intention to sustain smth" - guys sorry but it is a completely perfect bullsh*t. Alaska is a piece of land.
Ask yourself can a piece of land have intentions??!

I agree. I'd say D is wrong because of the above reason. It has a meaning issue! Alaska can't exhaust its oil reserve.

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24 Apr 2012, 02:20
A and D is wrong because of the unclear modifier "its"

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18 Aug 2016, 02:49
The answer is C. Before going into the explanation consider the following example of official GMAT paper test

Asset allocators create portfolios, often in the form of mutual funds, with the intention to turn in good results in both “bull” and “bear” markets.

(A) with the intention
(B) the intention of which is
(C) intended
(D) and intending
(E) so intended as

Here the ans is C. coz it clearly refers to the what the portfolios are created for. They are created for turning in good results.

Whereas, "with the intention" shifts the referent to the Asset allocators, thereby distorting the intended meaning.

The same logic can be extended to the discussed question.

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Guys,

Ans is C.

A is wrong for ambigous "its". C is unambigously says what is intended in the main sentence.
One more reason for why A is wrong: read it as "Alaska does smth with the intention to sustain smth" - guys sorry but it is a completely perfect bullsh*t. Alaska is a piece of land.
Ask yourself can a piece of land have intentions??!

Sorry for asking but I cannot completely get your idea. "Alaska is a piece of land. Ask yourself can a piece of land have intentions??!"
It seems that "Alaska" here definitely refers to people in charge/administrative body of the state who may deposit the state's profit from the sale...
Ask yourself can a piece of land deposit its money???

Thanks.

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