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Hello amanrrr,
Since you are just starting to prepare, i would suggest to go through some basics first before randomly jumping into questions.

As far as your this question is concerned.
direct ing form will modify the noun preceding it where a , with ing verb form will modify the entire clause preceding it.
Now try to solve the question and see if you can find the answer.
Hope it helps.
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Hello amanrrr,
Since you are just starting to prepare, i would suggest to go through some basics first before randomly jumping into questions.

As far as your this question is concerned.
direct ing form will modify the noun preceding it where a , with ing verb form will modify the entire clause preceding it.
Now try to solve the question and see if you can find the answer.
Hope it helps.


Hi ng2,great explanation thanks for your help.
Yeah i think i shall go through the basics first.
Can you suggest some good material for SC.

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amanrrr wrote:
ng2 wrote:
Hello amanrrr,
Since you are just starting to prepare, i would suggest to go through some basics first before randomly jumping into questions.

As far as your this question is concerned.
direct ing form will modify the noun preceding it where a , with ing verb form will modify the entire clause preceding it.
Now try to solve the question and see if you can find the answer.
Hope it helps.


Hi ng2,great explanation thanks for your help.
Yeah i think i shall go through the basics first.
Can you suggest some good material for SC.


Don't do anything else as of now.
start with the OG and the verbal review.
slowly you will get the hang of it.
Hope it helps.
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By sucking sap from the young twigs of the hemlock tree, tree growth is retarded by the woolly adelgid, causing needles to change color from deep green to grayish green and to drop prematurely.

A. tree growth is retarded by the woolly adelgid, causing needles to change color from deep green to grayish green and to drop - Modifier issue -- tree growth is not sucking sap
B. tree growth is retarded by the woolly adelgid, and this causes the color of needles to change from deep green to grayish green, and their dropping - same as A
C. the woolly adelgid retards tree growth, which causes needles to change color from deep green to grayish green, and dropping - incorrect usage of which to refer to growth
D. the woolly adelgid retards tree growth, causing needles to change color from deep green to grayish green and to drop - Correct
E. the woolly adelgid retards tree growth, and this causes the color of needles to change from deep green to grayish green, and the their dropping - Parallelism issue and usage of and changes meaning

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Simple modifier. we need adelgid after comma. Because ita a cause and effect type sentence, we need to use ing modifier. So answer boils down to D.

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