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37. Extraordinary fish seeding efforts coupled with elaborate surveillance measures against illegal fishing have led to the resurgence of the endangered red trout in the national bay reserve; the Red trout was so much in abundance last season that most fishermen caught their full legal limit before 9 in the morning.
A the Red trout was so much in abundance last season that
B the abundance of Red trout was such last season in which
C last season was observed an abundance of Red trout such that
D so abundant were the Red trout last season that
E the abundance last season of Red trout were such that


Please discuss.

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I guess you've missed the underline in the question.
Could you please correct?

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37. Extraordinary fish seeding efforts coupled with elaborate surveillance measures against illegal fishing have led to the resurgence of the endangered red trout in the national bay reserve; the Red trout was so much in abundance last season that most fishermen caught their full legal limit before 9 in the morning.
A the Red trout was so much in abundance last season that
B the abundance of Red trout was such last season in which
C last season was observed an abundance of Red trout such that
D so abundant were the Red trout last season that
E the abundance last season of Red trout were such that


Please discuss.

D.
Rest all choices are not that good. I will come back later if more explanation is required.

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Will go with Option D, perfect use of So....that construction.

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37. Extraordinary fish seeding efforts coupled with elaborate surveillance measures against illegal fishing have led to the resurgence of the endangered red trout in the national bay reserve; the Red trout was so much in abundance last season that most fishermen caught their full legal limit before 9 in the morning.
A the Red trout was so much in abundance last season that
B the abundance of Red trout was such last season in which
C last season was observed an abundance of Red trout such that
D so abundant were the Red trout last season that
E the abundance last season of Red trout were such that


Please discuss.


I go with D... can't really explain this one, reading it aloud just "sounds right"

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semicolon RULE : Use a semicolon between two independent clauses which are complete in meaning by themselves.
IMO A

I dont believe D corrects the scentense to have independent clauses.
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Whats the OA ?


if red trout means read flesh then, the usage of were is incorrect..

i will go with A..

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Whats the OA ?


if red trout means read flesh then, the usage of were is incorrect..

i will go with A..


A has the term "was" which implies that trout is singular.

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D

abundant and caught need to be parallel in tense.

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