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Bringing the Ford Motor Company back from the verge of bankruptcy shortly after the Second World War was a special governmentally sanctioned price increase during a period of wage and price controls.
(A) Bringing the Ford Motor Company back from the verge of bankruptcy shortly after the Second World War was a special governmentally sanctioned price increase during a period of wage and price controls.
(B) What brought the Ford Motor Company back from the verge of bankruptcy shortly after the Second World War was a special price increase that the government sanctioned during a period of wage and price controls.
(C) That which brought the ford Motor Company back from the verge of bankruptcy shortly after the Second World War was a special governmentally sanctioned price increase during a period of wage and price controls.
(D) What has brought the Ford Motor Company back from the verge of bankruptcy shortly after the Second World War was a special price increase that the government sanctioned during a period of wages and price controls.
(E) To bring the Ford Motor Company back from the verge of bankruptcy shortly after the Second World War, there was a special price increase during a period of wages and price controls that government sanctioned.
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18 Oct 2004, 19:14
This question was hiding in the club.

B looks fine to me.
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18 Oct 2004, 20:43
Sorry if this is a re-post but the OA is B.
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19 Oct 2004, 04:40
Good question. This is from the OG.
Herez the OG explanation.Will be helpful to others

It may help to imagine a simplified version of the sentence and substitute the other answer choices for "The price increase was what brought..."

Bringing suggests an ongoing condition and is incompatible with an action that was completed shortly after the Second World War.

Similarly, has brought indicates action that continues up to the present; the past tense brought is needed to parallel was.
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