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It is well known in the supermarket industry that how items are placed on shelves and the frequency of inventory turnovers can be crucial to profits.

(A) the frequency of inventory turnovers can be
(B) the frequency of inventory turnovers is often
(C) the frequency with which the inventory turns over is often
(D) how frequently is the inventory turned over are often
(E) how frequently the inventory turns over can be
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New post 21 Jan 2006, 03:51
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It is well known in the supermarket industry that how items are placed on shelves and the frequency of inventory turnovers can be crucial to profits.

(A) the frequency of inventory turnovers can be
(B) the frequency of inventory turnovers is often
(C) the frequency with which the inventory turns over is often
(D) how frequently is the inventory turned over are often
(E) how frequently the inventory turns over can be


I go for E, because it's the most clear, in my view.

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New post 21 Jan 2006, 10:03
Can someone explain why D is incorrect?

Doesn't E sould as though the inventory turns over by itself?
Also doesn't E have "passive + acrive parts together"?

how items are placed and how frequently the inventory turns over.....
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"how items are placed on shelves" is || with "how frequently is the inventory turned over "

In E, it seems that "can be crucial.." part is only applied to the last clause, and not to "how items are placed on shelves "

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E

How....How is idiomatic

"how (frequently) the inventory turns over" is correct
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Its E..
giddi : This is why its not D

It is well known in the supermarket industry that how items are placed on shelves and the frequency of inventory turnovers can be crucial to profits.

See the Original sentence "How items are " => "How Noun are"


(A) the frequency of inventory turnovers can be
(B) the frequency of inventory turnovers is often
(C) the frequency with which the inventory turns over is often
(D) how frequently is the inventory turned over are often
See here "How is Noun" =>So not parallel

(E) how frequently the inventory turns over can be
"How Noun(inventory) " is parallel

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Its E..
giddi : This is why its not D

It is well known in the supermarket industry that how items are placed on shelves and the frequency of inventory turnovers can be crucial to profits.

See the Original sentence "How items are " => "How Noun are"


(A) the frequency of inventory turnovers can be
(B) the frequency of inventory turnovers is often
(C) the frequency with which the inventory turns over is often
(D) how frequently is the inventory turned over are often
See here "How is Noun" =>So not parallel

(E) how frequently the inventory turns over can be
"How Noun(inventory) " is parallel


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New post 21 Jan 2006, 21:39
It is well known...that...A and B can be crucial to profits is better than It is well known...that...A and B are often crucial to profits. That often gives it away!

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OA is E
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