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It is indeed ironic to note that the subject where Barry scored the...

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It is indeed ironic to note that the subject where Barry scored the most marks was the one in which he put in the least effort.

(A) where Barry scored the most marks was the one in which he
(B) where Barry scored the maximum marks was the same one in which he had
(C) in which Barry scored the most marks was the one where he
(D) in which Barry scored the most marks was the one in which he had
(E) for which Barry scored the highest marks was the one where he
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It is indeed ironic to note that the subject where Barry scored the most marks was the one in which he put in the least effort.

(A) where Barry scored the most marks was the one in which he
(B) where Barry scored the maximum marks was the same one in which he had
(C) in which Barry scored the most marks was the one where he
(D) in which Barry scored the most marks was the one in which he had
(E) for which Barry scored the highest marks was the one where he
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Verb Issue.. The EFFORT was put before the score was received, so the earlier action EFFORT should be in past perfect ... Thus, ' he had ' is correct.
So, B and D are left.

in which vs where : In formal english, where should generally be used for a space, a location etc. Here we are talking of a subject .. in which is more appropriate

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