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in order that a hoax may be seen through, a scientific investigator must always maintain a healthy level of skepticism.
A. that a hoax may be seen through, a scientific investigator must always
B. of seeing through a hoax, scientific investigators always must
C. to see through a hoax, a scientific investigator must always
D. to see through a hoax, a scientific investigator always
E. for a scientific investigator to see through a hoax, they must always

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A. that a hoax may be seen through, a scientific investigator must always May be seen is passive voice

B. of seeing through a hoax, scientific investigators always must of seeing is awkward

C. to see through a hoax, a scientific investigator must always = Correct

D. to see through a hoax, a scientific investigator always You loose the notion that a scientific investigator MUST do something

E. for a scientific investigator to see through a hoax, they must always "A scientific investigator" and "they" = Prounoun error

IMO C
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in order that a hoax may be seen through, a scientific investigator must always maintain a healthy level of skepticism.


A. that a hoax may be seen through, a scientific investigator must always - Unidiomatic. The correct idiom is : "In order to"
B. of seeing through a hoax, scientific investigators always must : The correct idiom is : "In order to"
C. to see through a hoax, a scientific investigator must always : Sounds right. Can keep it.
D. to see through a hoax, a scientific investigator always : The idiom is right, however the second part of the sentence sounds incomplete.
E. for a scientific investigator to see through a hoax, they must always : The correct idiom is : "In order to"

Answer : C
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in order that a hoax may be seen through, a scientific investigator must always maintain a healthy level of skepticism.
A. that a hoax may be seen through, a scientific investigator must always
B. of seeing through a hoax, scientific investigators always must
C. to see through a hoax, a scientific investigator must always
D. to see through a hoax, a scientific investigator always
E. for a scientific investigator to see through a hoax, they must always




A. that a hoax may be seen through, a scientific investigator must always --error because of 'that '
B. of seeing through a hoax, scientific investigators always must --modifier error always must
C. to see through a hoax, a scientific investigator must always ---correct
D. to see through a hoax, a scientific investigator always --must should be there
E. for a scientific investigator to see through a hoax, they must always --'they ' is plural but scientific investigator is singular

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IMHO C

A. Idiom should be "in order to" and passive voice is awkward.
B.again, Unidiomatic
C.Looks fine.
D.SVA problem
E.Unidiomatic and "they" pronoun refers to?
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aragonn wrote:
in order that a hoax may be seen through, a scientific investigator must always maintain a healthy level of skepticism.
A. that a hoax may be seen through, a scientific investigator must always
B. of seeing through a hoax, scientific investigators always must
C. to see through a hoax, a scientific investigator must always
D. to see through a hoax, a scientific investigator always
E. for a scientific investigator to see through a hoax, they must always


Close call between C and D, both look good... "must and always" together seem redundant. I ll go with D.
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aragonn wrote:
in order that a hoax may be seen through, a scientific investigator must always maintain a healthy level of skepticism.
A. that a hoax may be seen through, a scientific investigator must always
B. of seeing through a hoax, scientific investigators always must
C. to see through a hoax, a scientific investigator must always
D. to see through a hoax, a scientific investigator always
E. for a scientific investigator to see through a hoax, they must always


Close call between C and D, both look good... "must and always" together seem redundant. I ll go with D.

Hi QZ,

in D we are lacking a proper verb in my opinion. "A scientific investigator always maintain a healthy level of skepticism" isn't a correct sentence. We require a help verb such as "must", which we can find in C. Therefore, C is the correct answer.
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aragonn wrote:
in order that a hoax may be seen through, a scientific investigator must always maintain a healthy level of skepticism.
A. that a hoax may be seen through, a scientific investigator must always
B. of seeing through a hoax, scientific investigators always must
C. to see through a hoax, a scientific investigator must always
D. to see through a hoax, a scientific investigator always
E. for a scientific investigator to see through a hoax, they must always


Close call between C and D, both look good... "must and always" together seem redundant. I ll go with D.

Hi QZ,

in D we are lacking a proper verb in my opinion. "A scientific investigator always maintain a healthy level of skepticism" isn't a correct sentence. We require a help verb such as "must", which we can find in C. Therefore, C is the correct answer.


Hi, probably you are right, but let's learn together. Cheers..

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