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Although neurologists have long been aware of the importance of sleep

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Although neurologists have long been aware of the importance of sleep for our well-being, they did not expect that sleeping more than nine hours a day, the amount of rest previously associated with a healthy lifestyle, would lead to a decrease in quality of life and an increase in depressive symptoms like sleeping less than six hours has.


A. would lead to a decreasing quality of life and an increase in depressive symptoms like sleeping less than six hours has.

B. will lead to a decreasing quality of life and increasing depressive symptoms as less than six hours of sleep have.

C. would lead to a decrease in quality of life and an increase in depressive symptoms as does sleeping less than six hours.

D. to lead to a decrease in quality of life and an increase of depressive symptoms like sleeping less than six hours does.

E. leading to a decrease in quality of life and an increase in depressive symptoms, unlike sleeping less than six hours.

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Re: Although neurologists have long been aware of the importance of sleep  [#permalink]

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Although neurologists have long been aware of the importance of sleep for our well-being, they did not expect that sleeping more than nine hours a day, the amount of rest previously associated with a healthy lifestyle, would lead to a decrease in quality of life and an increase in depressive symptoms like sleeping less than six hours has.


Expect means use of Subjunctive Mood
For subjunctive mood Past Participle must be used , hence " would " is the correct form.


A. would lead to a decreasing quality of life and an increase in depressive symptoms like sleeping less than six hours has. - Incorrect
B. will lead to a decreasing quality of life and increasing depressive symptoms as less than six hours of sleep have. - Incorrect
C. would lead to a decrease in quality of life and an increase in depressive symptoms as does sleeping less than six hours. - Correct
D. to lead to a decrease in quality of life and an increase of depressive symptoms like sleeping less than six hours does. - Incorrect
E. leading to a decrease in quality of life and an increase in depressive symptoms, unlike sleeping less than six hours. - Incorrect

Hence (C) is correct !!
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Although neurologists have long been aware of the importance of sleep for our well-being, they did not expect that sleeping more than nine hours a day, the amount of rest previously associated with a healthy lifestyle, would lead to a decrease in quality of life and an increase in depressive symptoms like sleeping less than six hours has.


A. would lead to a decreasing quality of life and an increase in depressive symptoms like sleeping less than six hours has.
B. will lead to a decreasing quality of life and increasing depressive symptoms as less than six hours of sleep have.
C. would lead to a decrease in quality of life and an increase in depressive symptoms as does sleeping less than six hours.
D. to lead to a decrease in quality of life and an increase of depressive symptoms like sleeping less than six hours does.
E. leading to a decrease in quality of life and an increase in depressive symptoms, unlike sleeping less than six hours.


Hi,
the Q tests us on two concepts..
1) as/like... as is used for action and like to compare noun..
here as is correct
2) will/would..
will is to talk of future and would for future in past tense..

only C fits in
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