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# In recent years cattle breeders have increasingly used

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15 Nov 2007, 13:48
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22. In recent years cattle breeders have increasingly used crossbeeding, in part that their steers should acquire certian characterstics and partly because cross breeding is said to provide hybrid vigor.

(A) in part that their steers should acquire certian characterstics
(B) in part for the acquistion of certain characterstics in their steers
(C) partly because of their steers acquiring certain characterstics
(D) partly because certian charactrstics should be acquir their steers
(E) partly to acquire certain characterics in their steers

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15 Nov 2007, 15:00
x2suresh wrote:
22. In recent years cattle breeders have increasingly used crossbeeding, in part that their steers should acquire certian characterstics and partly because cross breeding is said to provide hybrid vigor.

(A) in part that their steers should acquire certian characterstics
(B) in part for the acquistion of certain characterstics in their steers
(C) partly because of their steers acquiring certain characterstics
(D) partly because certian charactrstics should be acquir their steers
(E) partly to acquire certain characterics in their steers

Not a math question, but I imagine the answer is E, though C is actually entirely possible - namely breeding to counteract the appearance of traits.
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16 Nov 2007, 08:45
alrussell wrote:
x2suresh wrote:
22. In recent years cattle breeders have increasingly used crossbeeding, in part that their steers should acquire certian characterstics and partly because cross breeding is said to provide hybrid vigor.

(A) in part that their steers should acquire certian characterstics
(B) in part for the acquistion of certain characterstics in their steers
(C) partly because of their steers acquiring certain characterstics
(D) partly because certian charactrstics should be acquir their steers
(E) partly to acquire certain characterics in their steers

Not a math question, but I imagine the answer is E, though C is actually entirely possible - namely breeding to counteract the appearance of traits.

By mistake I posted in this section.

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16 Nov 2007, 10:02
I feel the answer is E.

As per parallel A and B are wrong.

C has "acquiring" which does not go with "to provide"
D is altered intent

Hence, E. E is precise and parallel
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