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Concerned for the welfare of their marine wildlife, many countries have installed laws requiring that fishermen hold permits specific to certain areas, perhaps an important turning point in conservation history.

A. Concerned for the welfare of their marine wildlife, many countries have installed laws requiring that fishermen hold permits specific to certain areas, perhaps an important turning point in conservation history

B. Perhaps an important turning point in conservation history, many countries, concerned for the welfare of their marine wildlife, have installed laws requiring that fishermen will hold permits specific to certain area

C. Many countries, concerned for the welfare of their marine wildlife, have installed laws requiring that fishermen hold permits specific to certain areas, maybe an important turning point in conservation history

D. Concerned for the welfare of their marine wildlife, many countries installed laws requiring that fishermen holding permits specific to certain areas, perhaps an important turning point in conservation history

E. Concerned for the welfare of their marine wildlife, and maybe an important turning point in conservation history, many countries have installed laws requiring that fishermen hold permits specific to certain area
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A is the correct answer :-D IMO :roll:
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Concerned for the welfare of their marine wildlife, many countries have installed laws requiring that fishermen hold permits specific to certain areas, perhaps an important turning point in conservation history.

A. Concerned for the welfare of their marine wildlife, many countries have installed laws requiring that fishermen hold permits specific to certain areas, perhaps an important turning point in conservation history

B. Perhaps an important turning point in conservation history, many countries, concerned for the welfare of their marine wildlife, have installed laws requiring that fishermen will hold permits specific to certain area

C. Many countries, concerned for the welfare of their marine wildlife, have installed laws requiring that fishermen hold permits specific to certain areas, maybe an important turning point in conservation history

D. Concerned for the welfare of their marine wildlife, many countries installed laws requiring that fishermen holding permits specific to certain areas, perhaps an important turning point in conservation history

E. Concerned for the welfare of their marine wildlife, and maybe an important turning point in conservation history, many countries have installed laws requiring that fishermen hold permits specific to certain area


+1 FOR A. We need command subjunctive here. Only A and C have it-C does not have proper word order

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Mascarfi, to me "maybe" sounds awkward... But thats just me. Perhaps made my ear comfortable :)
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Concerned for the welfare of their marine wildlife, many countries have installed laws requiring that fishermen hold permits specific to certain areas, perhaps an important turning point in conservation history.

A. Concerned for the welfare of their marine wildlife, many countries have installed laws requiring that fishermen hold permits specific to certain areas, perhaps an important turning point in conservation history

B. Perhaps an important turning point in conservation history, many countries, concerned for the welfare of their marine wildlife, have installed laws requiring that fishermen will hold permits specific to certain area

C. Many countries, concerned for the welfare of their marine wildlife, have installed laws requiring that fishermen hold permits specific to certain areas, maybe an important turning point in conservation history

D. Concerned for the welfare of their marine wildlife, many countries installed laws requiring that fishermen holding permits specific to certain areas, perhaps an important turning point in conservation history

E. Concerned for the welfare of their marine wildlife, and maybe an important turning point in conservation history, many countries have installed laws requiring that fishermen hold permits specific to certain area


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Require is one of the nine verbs to which the Subjunctive rule applies (if it is followed by that). This means that the next verb after requiring that should be in base form (hold). So only A and C are left.

apjoshua92 already mentioned why C is flawed. The word maybe is considered too simple for the GMAT. Thus, whenever you see it in a SC question, eliminate all choices that include it and choose answer choices that use perhaps, possibly or probably instead - if there are any.
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Concerned for the welfare of their marine wildlife, many countries have installed laws requiring that fishermen hold permits specific to certain areas, perhaps an important turning point in conservation history.

A. Concerned for the welfare of their marine wildlife, many countries have installed laws requiring that fishermen hold permits specific to certain areas, perhaps an important turning point in conservation history

B. Perhaps an important turning point in conservation history, many countries, concerned for the welfare of their marine wildlife, have installed laws requiring that fishermen will hold permits specific to certain area

C. Many countries, concerned for the welfare of their marine wildlife, have installed laws requiring that fishermen hold permits specific to certain areas, maybe an important turning point in conservation history

D. Concerned for the welfare of their marine wildlife, many countries installed laws requiring that fishermen holding permits specific to certain areas, perhaps an important turning point in conservation history

E. Concerned for the welfare of their marine wildlife, and maybe an important turning point in conservation history, many countries have installed laws requiring that fishermen hold permits specific to certain area


Notes:

Require is one of the nine verbs to which the Subjunctive rule applies (if it is followed by that). This means that the next verb after requiring that should be in base form (hold). So only A and C are left.

apjoshua92 already mentioned why C is flawed. The word maybe is considered too simple for the GMAT. Thus, whenever you see it in a SC question, eliminate all choices that include it and choose answer choices that use perhaps, possibly or probably instead - if there are any.


can u kindly advise to which all verbs and adjective this subjunctive rule applies, although i have done this ques correct but i look forward to learn if those 9 are amongst my list ,
advise (that)
ask (that)
command (that)
demand (that)
desire (that)
insist (that)
propose (that)
recommend (that)
request (that)
suggest (that)
urge (that)
require (that)
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Concerned for the welfare of their marine wildlife, many countries have installed laws requiring that fishermen hold permits specific to certain areas, perhaps an important turning point in conservation history.

A. Concerned for the welfare of their marine wildlife, many countries have installed laws requiring that fishermen hold permits specific to certain areas, perhaps an important turning point in conservation history

B. Perhaps an important turning point in conservation history, many countries, concerned for the welfare of their marine wildlife, have installed laws requiring that fishermen will hold permits specific to certain area

C. Many countries, concerned for the welfare of their marine wildlife, have installed laws requiring that fishermen hold permits specific to certain areas, maybe an important turning point in conservation history

D. Concerned for the welfare of their marine wildlife, many countries installed laws requiring that fishermen holding permits specific to certain areas, perhaps an important turning point in conservation history

E. Concerned for the welfare of their marine wildlife, and maybe an important turning point in conservation history, many countries have installed laws requiring that fishermen hold permits specific to certain area


Notes:

Require is one of the nine verbs to which the Subjunctive rule applies (if it is followed by that). This means that the next verb after requiring that should be in base form (hold). So only A and C are left.

apjoshua92 already mentioned why C is flawed. The word maybe is considered too simple for the GMAT. Thus, whenever you see it in a SC question, eliminate all choices that include it and choose answer choices that use perhaps, possibly or probably instead - if there are any.


can u kindly advise to which all verbs and adjective this subjunctive rule applies, although i have done this ques correct but i look forward to learn if those 9 are amongst my list ,
advise (that)
ask (that)
command (that)
demand (that)
desire (that)
insist (that)
propose (that)
recommend (that)
request (that)
suggest (that)
urge (that)
require (that)


Hi the subjunctive words are
Command, demand, propose, recommend, request, suggest, demand. These words follow subjunctive formation.
Words such as:-

advise, allow, forbid, persuade, want . These words do not follow subjunctive rather followed by " To Verb"
Amy colleagues persuaded her to invite her boss for her wedding.
Other words:-
ask, beg, desire, intend, urge, require, prefer, order. These words can either take subjunctive or take "To verb"
The law requires that everybody provide his or her loan approval.
The law requires everybody to provide his or her loan approval
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