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Critics of Welfare-to-Work programs argue

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Critics of Welfare-to-Work programs argue [#permalink]

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Critics of Welfare-to-Work programs argue that a policy tying entitlements to enrollment in such programs ignores the danger of welfare recipients displacing current workers, the need to invest in creating new jobs, the effects of welfare cuts on small children, and only considers the net cash reduction in welfare spending.

a) the effects of welfare cuts on small children, and only considers
b) and the effects of welfare cuts on small children, while only considering
c) and the effects of welfare cuts on small children, and only consider
d) and the effects of welfare cuts in small children, only considering
e) the affects of welfare cuts on small children, and only consider
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Critics of Welfare-to-Work programs argue that a policy tying entitlements to enrollment in such programs ignores the danger of welfare recipients displacing current workers, the need to invest in creating new jobs, the effects of welfare cuts on small children, and only considers the net cash reduction in welfare spending.

a) the effects of welfare cuts on small children, and only considers
b) and the effects of welfare cuts on small children, while only considering
c) and the effects of welfare cuts on small children, and only consider
d) and the effects of welfare cuts in small children, only considering
e) the affects of welfare cuts on small children, and only consider

I like this question!!
Let's see what's happening in the sentence.

I shall go forward by removing the fluff out of the sentence.

Critics say that a policy ignores some things and considers something else.
The ignore list has 3 items and the consider list has one.

So Ignore list must have the structure A,B and C. So I can safely eliminate A and E.

C does not work as the main subject for the plural verb "consider" is policy, which is singular. NUH! Not happening!

D has this "effect in" problem. For example: The alcohol had a horrible effect ON/IN me. On is correct.

B remains!
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Re: Critics of Welfare-to-Work programs argue [#permalink]

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28 Sep 2016, 16:31
Isn't this list a list of absolute phrases:

the danger of welfare recipients displacing current workers,
the need to invest in creating new jobs,
the effects of welfare cuts on small children

They should be separated only by a comma and should not take a conjunction.

Based on this, I think (A) is the right answer.

Option (B) lacks parallelism.
Re: Critics of Welfare-to-Work programs argue   [#permalink] 28 Sep 2016, 16:31
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