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# SC - Modifiers question 1

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11 Aug 2018, 02:45
Hi all ,can any one help me understanding , from the below question why the correct answer is option 2 why not the option 1 .{ This question related to modifiers topic }

Q) Jessica placed her coffee mug on the table ,

Option 1) which was still hot .

Option 2)which collapsed under extra weight.

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11 Aug 2018, 02:49
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The modifier 'which' modifies the proceeding noun.

Hence here the proceeding noun is 'table'

Option 1: table was still hot??? This is wrong table wasn't hot

Option 2: table collapsed under extra weight.
This is correct because a table can collapse under extra weight.

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