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During the Industrial Revolution, England meted out the death penalty

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During the Industrial Revolution, England meted out the death penalty for more than two hundred offences including stealing turnips, to associate with gypsies, cut down a tree, or to pick pockets.

(A) to associate with gypsies, cut down a tree, or to pick
(B) to associate with gypsies, to cut down a tree, or to pick
(C) associating with gypsies, cutting down a tree, or picking
(D) associating with gypsies, cut down a tree, or pick
(E) to associate with gypsies ,cut down a tree, or pick

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If I'm right, this question just calls for adjusting the items in the list of offenses, so that all are parallel:

During the Industrial Revolution, England meted out the death penalty for more than two hundred offences including stealing turnips, to associate with gypsies, cut down a tree, or to pick pockets.

(A) to associate with gypsies, cut down a tree, or to pick
As shown above, the verb tenses are not parallel.

(B) to associate with gypsies, to cut down a tree, or to pick
Even though the tenses in the answer choice are parallel, the first item in the list ("stealing") differs from the remaining items in verb tense.

(C) associating with gypsies, cutting down a tree, or picking
All items are parallel in verb tense.

(D) associating with gypsies, cut down a tree, or pick
Items are not parallel in verb tense.

(E) to associate with gypsies, cut down a tree, or pick
Even though the tenses in the answer choice are parallel, the first item in the list ("stealing") differs from the remaining items in verb tense.

Answer choice C appears to be correct.
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During the Industrial Revolution, England meted out the death penalty for more than two hundred offences including stealing turnips, to associate with gypsies, cut down a tree, or to pick pockets.

The list in this sentence has to be consistent with the form,
stealing is out of underlined so this form is to be used, 'verb+ing'

(A) to associate with gypsies, cut down a tree, or to pick
'to' is inconsistend with the stealing
(B) to associate with gypsies, to cut down a tree, or to pick
to again is not consitente with stealing
(C) associating with gypsies, cutting down a tree, or picking
Correct parallelism and list
(D) associating with gypsies, cut down a tree, or pick
associating is correct but the next two parts are not consistent with the fist two parts of the list (verb+ing)
(E) to associate with gypsies ,cut down a tree, or pick
'to' is again not consistent ,also the last two parts are not consistent.
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Re: During the Industrial Revolution, England meted out the death penalty   [#permalink] 04 Jul 2019, 23:52

During the Industrial Revolution, England meted out the death penalty

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