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# Hippies, rebellious youth of the 1960s and 1970s, expressed their desi

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21 Aug 2011, 18:10
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Hippies, rebellious youth of the 1960s and 1970s, expressed their desire for pacifism and tolerance through peace movements, which included marches and protests.

(A) their desire for pacifism and tolerance through peace movements, which included
(B) its desire for pacifism and tolerance through peace movements, which included
(C) their desire for pacifism and tolerance through peace movements, that were to include
(D) such desire for pacifism and tolerance through peace movements, which included
(E) its desire for pacifism and tolerance through peace movements, including

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21 Aug 2011, 18:19
A is the correct answer here.

Hippies is plural. So we need "their" => B and E out.
D is awkward as usage of "such" distorts the meaning.
A uses the correct relative clause => which modifies the "peace movements" (noun closest to it).

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22 Aug 2011, 07:10
Hippies, rebellious youth of the 1960s and 1970s, expressed their desire for pacifism and tolerance through peace movements, which included marches and protests.

a) their desire for pacifism and tolerance through peace movements, which included HIPPIES AND THEIR=PARALLEL, WHICH AFTER A COMA AND WHICH INCLUDED IS PRECISE TO MODIFY THE NOUN BEFORE IT.
b) its desire for pacifism and tolerance through peace movements, which included HIPPIES ARE PLURAL SO ITS IS NOT CORRECT
c) their desire for pacifism and tolerance through peace movements, that were to include THAT WERE TO UNCLUDE IS TOO WORDY.
d) such desire for pacifism and tolerance through peace movements, which included SUCH DESIRE THROUGH IS NOT CORRECT
e) its desire for pacifism and tolerance through peace movements,including ITS AND HIPPIES ARE NOT PARALLEL
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22 Aug 2011, 07:14
Hippies, rebellious youth of the 1960s and 1970s, expressed their desire for pacifism and tolerance through peace movements, which included marches and protests.

a) their desire for pacifism and tolerance through peace movements, which included
b) its desire for pacifism and tolerance through peace movements, which included
c) their desire for pacifism and tolerance through peace movements, that were to include
d) such desire for pacifism and tolerance through peace movements, which included
e) its desire for pacifism and tolerance through peace movements,including

their is correct and should be there in the correct answer. Leaves us with A and C.
Between A and C => C is too wordy with "that were to include". Hence A is the correct answer!
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24 Aug 2016, 15:46
Hippies, rebellious youth of the 1960s and 1970s, expressed their desire for pacifism and tolerance through peace movements, which included marches and protests.

a) their desire for pacifism and tolerance through peace movements, which included
b) its desire for pacifism and tolerance through peace movements, which included
c) their desire for pacifism and tolerance through peace movements, that were to include
d) such desire for pacifism and tolerance through peace movements, which included
e) its desire for pacifism and tolerance through peace movements,including

In answer choice A , isn't it "Which include" rather than "Which included" since peace movements is plural.
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27 Jan 2019, 18:40
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IMO A is correct.

Hippies, rebellious youth of the 1960s and 1970s, expressed their desire for pacifism and tolerance through peace movements, which included marches and protests.

(A) their desire for pacifism and tolerance through peace movements, which included

Hippies- Plural, so "THEIR" is required.

(B) its desire for pacifism and tolerance through peace movements, which included -- Hippies + its = wrong
(C) their desire for pacifism and tolerance through peace movements, that were to include -- "which included" is better than " that were to include".
(D) such desire for pacifism and tolerance through peace movements, which included -- Grammatically incorrect.
(E) its desire for pacifism and tolerance through peace movements, including Hippies + its = wrong
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28 Jan 2019, 02:03
Official Explanation:
The two pronouns in the sentence, their and which, have clear antecedents: hippies and movements. The sentence is grammatically correct.
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