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Proponents of relaxations that Censorship Board allow production house

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Proponents consider relaxations that Censorship Board allow production houses each year to provide the producers enough space to make creative pieces of work vital for the economic growth of the entertainment industry

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madhukaramar wrote:
Before we go towards reasoning - I am clueless about one point, How can "Censorship Board" take a plural verb.


You're correct, madhukaramar. In normal English, it would not take a plural verb. In addition, there should probably be a "the" in front of "Censorship Board." Consider this sentence:

"Proponents of the new proposals that Board of Education are planning to discuss next week . . . ."

Nobody would ever say that in real life. Here's what you would say:

"Proponents of the new proposals that the Board of Education is planning to discuss next week . . . ."

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I read the reasoning on tone of the sentence to be subjunctive. But subjunctive structure is - <subjunctive keyword > + that + sub + [be form]. (ex - I suggest that the CEO resign). The sentence is far away from this format.How is the plural usage justified here. Kindly clarify.


You're right—the subjunctive mood is not used in this sentence. There are five regular verbs in this sentence (not including the infinitives):

allows, consider, denounce, increases, damages

All of these verbs are in the indicative mood, not the subjunctive. So, using "allow" instead of "allows" makes no sense. On the other hand, this would be an example of the correct use of the subjunctive mood:

"Proponents of certain relaxations recommend that the Censorship Board allow production houses to . . . ."

Here's a simpler example:

"The doctor recommends that she exercise half an hour each day."

Anyway, I think this is a terrible question. It needs to be put out to pasture pronto. ;)
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Proponents of relaxations that Censorship Board allow production houses to each year to provide them enough space to make creative piece of works consider them vital for the economic growth of the entertainment industry while critics denounce the relaxations as a leeway that increases the revenue of the production houses but damages the moral character of the children.


A) Proponents of relaxations that Censorship Board allow production houses each year to provide them enough space to make creative pieces of work consider them vital for the economic growth of the entertainment industry

B) Proponents consider relaxations that Censorship Board allow production houses each year to provide them enough space to make creative piece of works to be vital for the economic growth of the entertainment industry.

C) Proponents of relaxations that Censorship Board allows production houses each year to provide them enough space to make creative pieces of work consider them vital for the economic growth of the entertainment industry

D) Proponents consider relaxations that Censorship Board allow production houses each year to provide the producers enough space to make creative pieces of work vital for the economic growth of the entertainment industry

E) Proponents of relaxations that Censorship Board allow production houses each year to provide them enough space to make creative pieces of work consider the relaxations to be vital for the economic growth of the entertainment industry
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Proponents consider relaxations that Censorship Board allow production houses each year to provide the producers enough space to make creative pieces of work vital for the economic growth of the entertainment industry.

I went through all explanation given in thread and I am agree on parallelism error and idiom " consider x y", but I have one doubt in bolded phrase. Insertion of censorship board between relaxation and allow creates problem to me.In my opinion "relaxations that allow" is more clear than "relaxations that censorship board allow".

Moreover, I don't see here subjunctive mood.

"relaxations that censorship board allow" is ambiguous and contentious, I think this is not GMAT type question.
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Proponents of relaxations that Censorship Board allow production houses to each year to provide them enough space to make creative piece of works consider them vital for the economic growth of the entertainment industry while critics denounce the relaxations as a leeway that increases the revenue of the production houses but damages the moral character of the children.

This question requires multiple concepts such as...
1. while usage... While requires parallelism so X does Y while Z does A... In this X and Z must be parallel.
2. nouns are preferred over pronouns. If we have distinction on the basis of noun and pronoun in two sentences then prefer the one with noun .


A) Proponents of relaxations that Censorship Board allow production houses each year to provide them enough space to make creative pieces of work consider them vital for the economic growth of the entertainment industry
Wrong: violation of rule 1.

B) Proponents consider relaxations that Censorship Board allow production houses each year to provide them enough space to make creative piece of works to be vital for the economic growth of the entertainment industry.
Wrong: Although this has correct parallelism, it is violating rule 2 W.R.T D(D has noun(Them---> the producers))

C) Proponents of relaxations that Censorship Board allows production houses each year to provide them enough space to make creative pieces of work consider them vital for the economic growth of the entertainment industry
Wrong: Violation of rule 1

D) Proponents consider relaxations that Censorship Board allow production houses each year to provide the producers enough space to make creative pieces of work vital for the economic growth of the entertainment industry
Correct: Parallelism correct, noun> pronoun

E) Proponents of relaxations that Censorship Board allow production houses each year to provide them enough space to make creative pieces of work consider the relaxations to be vital for the economic growth of the entertainment industry.
Wrong: Violation of Rule 1
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