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# Q1: Although producer prices rose at an unexpectedly steep

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Although producer prices rose at an unexpectedly steep rate in September, analysts said that the increase resulted mostly from temporary factors and not necessarily foreshadowing that there would be a resurgence of inflation.
A. factors and not necessarily foreshadowing that there would be
B. factors and not necessarily that it foreshadowed
C. factors and did not necessarily foreshadow
D. factors, while not necessarily a foreshadowing of
E. factors, while it did not necessarily foreshadow that there would be

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25 Oct 2008, 16:54
stallone wrote:
Q1:
Although producer prices rose at an unexpectedly steep rate in September, analysts said that the increase resulted mostly from temporary factors and not necessarily foreshadowing that there would be a resurgence of inflation.
A. factors and not necessarily foreshadowing that there would be
B. factors and not necessarily that it foreshadowed
C. factors and did not necessarily foreshadow
D. factors, while not necessarily a foreshadowing of
E. factors, while it did not necessarily foreshadow that there would be

increase resulted mostly from temporary is in past tense

underlined part after and needs to be in past tense. A & E out

D uses ing. out

Between B & C. C is the winner because

B uses it with out clear referent

necessarily that it foreshadowed is wrong. necessary that has a chance.

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