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As people become more and more aware of the dangers of water-borne diseases, the demand for mineral water is increasing at a rapid rate, bottled mineral water providing both easy transportability and assured water quality.


(A) is increasing at a rapid rate, bottled mineral water providing both easy transportability and assured water quality

(B) has been increasing at a rapid rate, because of bottled mineral water both providing easy transportability and assuring water quality

(C) has increased at a rapid rate, since bottled mineral water provides both easy transportability and assures water quality

(D) will increase at a rapid rate because bottled mineral water provides both easy transportability and assured water quality

(E) increases at a rapid rate, with bottled mineral water providing both easy transportability and assuring water quality



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Originally posted by carcass on 11 Dec 2017, 13:04.
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As people become more and more aware of the dangers of water-borne diseases, the demand for mineral water is increasing at a rapid rate, bottled mineral water providing both easy transportability and assured water quality.

(A) is increasing at a rapid rate, bottled mineral water providing both easy transportability and assured water quality
(B) has been increasing at a rapid rate, because of bottled mineral water both providing easy transportability and assuring water quality
(C) has increased at a rapid rate, since bottled mineral water provides both easy transportability and assures water quality
(D) will increase at a rapid rate because bottled mineral water provides both easy transportability and assured water quality
(E) increases at a rapid rate, with bottled mineral water providing both easy transportability and assuring water quality


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As people become more and more aware of the dangers of water-borne diseases, the demand for mineral water is increasing at a rapid rate, bottled mineral water providing both easy transportability and assured water quality.

(A) is increasing at a rapid rate, bottled mineral water (Noun) providing (noun modifier) both easy transportability and assured water quality - correct choice
(B) has been increasing at a rapid rate, because of bottled mineral water both providing easy transportability and assuring water quality - we already have 'as'
(C) has increased at a rapid rate, since bottled mineral water provides both easy transportability and assures water quality - same as B
(D) will increase at a rapid rate because bottled mineral water provides both easy transportability and assured water quality - same as B
(E) increases at a rapid rate, with bottled mineral water providing both easy transportability and assuring water quality[/quote] - use of simple present is wrong - used to show habits or facts
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Any takers for this question.Seems like a good one to try and please explain the answer for kudos
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A B and E have all the same problem: they do not have a verb in the sentence. Providing is not a verb, at most is providing.

So the answers boil down to C and D.

C, however, has increased at a rapid rate sounds like the water increases per se and not the rate. Moreover, it is a run on sentence with the comma before because.

D is the answer
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