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# sentence correct

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19 Nov 2003, 16:33
A common disability in test pilots is hearing impairment, a consequence of sitting too close to large jet engines for long periods of time.
(A) a consequence of sitting too close to large jet engines for long periods of time
(B) a consequence from sitting for long periods of time too near to large jet engines
(C) a consequence which resulted from sitting too close to large jet engines for long periods of time
(D) damaged from sitting too near to large jet engines for long periods of time
(E) damaged because they sat too close to large jet engines for long periods of time

the official correct is A
But, why is the answer C wrong?

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19 Nov 2003, 18:21
'..consequence of..' is idiomatic in this context.

If you like to use 'which' then the sentence could be..

"A common disability in test pilots is hearing impairment, which resulted from sitting too close to large jet engines for long periods of time. "
--'which' is used with non-restrictive modifiers.

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20 Nov 2003, 00:03
because 'a consequence which resulted from' is too wordy comparing to 'a consequence of'.

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20 Nov 2003, 00:04
because 'a consequence which resulted from' is too wordy comparing to 'a consequence of'.

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20 Nov 2003, 09:33
<resulted> is redundant

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