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During the Stock Market crash in 1929 the run on the banks resulted in thousands of Americans losing hard earned savings on which these depositors can no longer rely.


(A) on which these depositors can

(B) on which these depositors could

(C) that these depositors can

(D) because these depositors can

(E) for which these depositors could

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During the Stock Market crash in 1929 the run on the banks resulted in thousands of Americans losing hard earned savings on which these depositors can no longer rely.


(A) on which these depositors can

(B) on which these depositors could

(C) that these depositors can

(D) because these depositors can

(E) for which these depositors could


IMO B.

The sentence talks about a past event so we need past tense in the underline portion. So, option A, C and D are out. Out of B and E, E is wrong because it changes the meaning, the correct usage should be 'rely on' and not 'rely for'. Hence, option B is the correct choice.
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During the Stock Market crash in 1929 the run on the banks resulted in thousands of Americans losing hard earned savings on which these depositors can no longer rely.


(A) on which these depositors can

(B) on which these depositors could

(C) that these depositors can

(D) because these depositors can

(E) for which these depositors could


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You need to have appropriate tense agreement. ‘Can’ is incorrect because it is in the present tense. That leaves you with choices B and E as possible answers. You rely on something, not for something. Choice B is the correct answer.
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Oa is showing B


Bunuel plz correct

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