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# Paddy and sugarcane are India’s the most water-guzzling crops

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Updated on: 06 Aug 2018, 20:14
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Paddy and sugarcane are India’s the most water-guzzling crops-using up over half of the country’s total irrigation water resources-but procuring policies and water and power subsidies are skews profitability and distorting crop decisions.

(a) Paddy and sugarcane are India’s the most water-guzzling crops - using up over half of the country’s total irrigation water resources - but procuring policies and water and power subsidies are skews profitability and distorting crop decisions.

(b) Paddy and sugarcane are India’s the most water-guzzling crops -used up over half of the country’s total irrigation water resources - but procuring policies and water and power subsidies are skews profitability and distorting crop decisions.

(c) Paddy and sugarcane are India’s most water-guzzling crops - using up over half of the country’s total irrigation water resources - but procurement policies and water and power subsidies are skewing profitability and distorting crop decisions.

(d) Paddy and sugarcane are India’s most water-guzzling crops - using up over half of the country’s total irrigation water resources - but procuring policies and water and power subsidies are skews profitability and distorting crop decisions.

(e) Paddy and sugarcane are India’s the most water-guzzling crops - using up over half of the country’s total irrigation water resources - but procuring policies and water and power subsidies are skewing profitability and distorting crop decisions.

Originally posted by shivi19 on 06 Aug 2018, 11:32.
Last edited by workout on 06 Aug 2018, 20:14, edited 1 time in total.
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06 Aug 2018, 11:38
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Split1:
"India's the most" is wrong usage.
"India's most" is correct.
Eliminate A,B

Split 2:
Procurement policies and skewing profitability is correct.

Eliminate D and E

+1 for C

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07 Aug 2018, 07:59
Paddy and sugarcane are India’s the most water-guzzling crops-using up over half of the country’s total irrigation water resources-but procuring policies and water and power subsidies are skews profitability and distorting crop decisions.

(a) Paddy and sugarcane are India’s the most water-guzzling crops - using up over half of the country’s total irrigation water resources - but procuring policies and water and power subsidies are skews profitability and distorting crop decisions. --> we always say "you are my best friend" not "you are my the best friend"

(b) Paddy and sugarcane are India’s the most water-guzzling crops -used up over half of the country’s total irrigation water resources - but procuring policies and water and power subsidies are skews profitability and distorting crop decisions. --> same as A

(c) Paddy and sugarcane are India’s most water-guzzling crops - using up over half of the country’s total irrigation water resources - but procurement policies and water and power subsidies are skewing profitability and distorting crop decisions. --> correct

(d) Paddy and sugarcane are India’s most water-guzzling crops - using up over half of the country’s total irrigation water resources - but procuring policies and water and power subsidies are skews profitability and distorting crop decisions. --> not parallel

(e) Paddy and sugarcane are India’s the most water-guzzling crops - using up over half of the country’s total irrigation water resources - but procuring policies and water and power subsidies are skewing profitability and distorting crop decisions. -> same as A
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07 Aug 2018, 08:14
Going through the answer options, eliminate A,B and D as are skews is definitely wrong. Compare C and E. Procuring policies in E is definitely wrong. Hence it has to be C

(a) Paddy and sugarcane are India’s the most water-guzzling crops - using up over half of the country’s total irrigation water resources - but procuring policies and water and power subsidies are skews profitability and distorting crop decisions.

(b) Paddy and sugarcane are India’s the most water-guzzling crops -used up over half of the country’s total irrigation water resources - but procuring policies and water and power subsidies are skews profitability and distorting crop decisions.

(c) Paddy and sugarcane are India’s most water-guzzling crops - using up over half of the country’s total irrigation water resources - but procurement policies and water and power subsidies are skewing profitability and distorting crop decisions.

(d) Paddy and sugarcane are India’s most water-guzzling crops - using up over half of the country’s total irrigation water resources - but procuring policies and water and power subsidiesare skewsprofitability and distorting crop decisions.

(e) Paddy and sugarcane are India’s the most water-guzzling crops - using up over half of the country’s total irrigation water resources - but procuring policies and water and power subsidies are skewing profitability and distorting crop decisions.[/quote]
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07 Aug 2018, 08:23
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Paddy and sugarcane are India’s the most water-guzzling crops-using up over half of the country’s total irrigation water resources-but procuring policies and water and power subsidies are skews profitability and distorting crop decisions.

(a) Paddy and sugarcane are India’s the most water-guzzling crops - using up over half of the country’s total irrigation water resources - but procuring policies and water and power subsidies are skews profitability and distorting crop decisions.

(b) Paddy and sugarcane are India’s the most water-guzzling crops -used up over half of the country’s total irrigation water resources - but procuring policies and water and power subsidies are skews profitability and distorting crop decisions.

(c) Paddy and sugarcane are India’s most water-guzzling crops - using up over half of the country’s total irrigation water resources - but procurement policies and water and power subsidies are skewing profitability and distorting crop decisions.

(d) Paddy and sugarcane are India’s most water-guzzling crops - using up over half of the country’s total irrigation water resources - but procuring policies and water and power subsidies are skews profitability and distorting crop decisions.

(e) Paddy and sugarcane are India’s the most water-guzzling crops - using up over half of the country’s total irrigation water resources - but procuring policies and water and power subsidies are skewing profitability and distorting crop decisions.

OA: C
A,B and D can be eliminated due to "are skews".
Between C and E, We have to choose between procurement policies and procuring policies.
Procurement policies is correct.
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07 Dec 2018, 02:26
Paddy and sugarcane are India’s the most water-guzzling crops-using up over half of the country’s total irrigation water resources-but procuring policies and water and power subsidies are skews profitability and distorting crop decisions.

(a) Paddy and sugarcane are India’s the most water-guzzling crops - using up over half of the country’s total irrigation water resources - but procuring policies and water and power subsidies are skews profitability and distorting crop decisions. India's the most is incorrect

(b) Paddy and sugarcane are India’s the most water-guzzling crops -used up over half of the country’s total irrigation water resources - but procuring policies and water and power subsidies are skews profitability and distorting crop decisions.India's the most is incorrect, same as in option A

(c) Paddy and sugarcane are India’s most water-guzzling crops - using up over half of the country’s total irrigation water resources - but procurement policies and water and power subsidies are skewing profitability and distorting crop decisions. Procurement policies is correct usage as it acts as noun rather than an adjective to modify the policies.

(d) Paddy and sugarcane are India’s most water-guzzling crops - using up over half of the country’s total irrigation water resources - but procuring policies and water and power subsidies are skews profitability and distorting crop decisions. procuring is adjective to policies and is incorrect

(e) Paddy and sugarcane are India’s the most water-guzzling crops - using up over half of the country’s total irrigation water resources - but procuring policies and water and power subsidies are skewing profitability and distorting crop decisions. same as in D
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07 Dec 2018, 20:07
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Two decision points

skewing profitability and distorting crop decisions.
procurement policies as we need Noun here

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