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Since digital recording offers essentially perfect reproduction—on compact discs, digital audiotapes, or digital videodiscs—audiophiles can accumulate vast collections of music, transferring them from one format to another, copying it, and digitally altering it with little effort and not damaging the sound quality.

(A) music, transferring them from one format to another, copying it, and digitally altering it with little effort and not damaging

(B) music, transferring it from one format to another, copying it, and digitally altering it with little effort and no damage to

(C) music, transferring them from one format to another, copy them, and digitally alter them with little effort and no damage to

(D) music and transfer it from one format to another, copy it, and then digitally altering it with little effort and not damaging

(E) music and transfer it from one format to another, copying it, and digitally alter it with little effort and no damage to

The original question from GMATPrep question pack I is the following # VSC002708

Trying to disentangle a lot of confusion around this question, I have created this new post to shed light and clear all the possible doubts

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The misunderstood question, posted by me here http://gmatclub.com/forum/since-digital ... l#p1154171 was this

Since digital recording offers essentially perfect reproduction – on compact discs, digital audiotapes, or digital videodiscs – audiophiles can accumulate music, transferring them from one format to another, copying it, and digitally altering it with little effort and not damaging the sound quality.

music, transferring them from one format to another, copying it, and digitally altering it with little effort and not damaging

music, transferring it from one format to another, copying it, and digitally altering it with little effort and no damage to

music, transfer it from one format to another, copy it, and digitally alter it with little effort and no damage to

music and transfer it from one format to another, copy it, and then digitally altering it with little effort and not damaging

music and transfer it from one format to another, copying it, and digitally alter it with little effort and no damage to

I found it here http://www.beatthegmat.com/mba/2012/11/ ... r-vs-logic

Essentially, the question was modified in regards the original by the author of the article for logic purpose. In other words, the author wanted, modifying the original question, to showing the question itself from only a logic standing poinf. He/she modified the pronoun it in the third answer choice replenishing them . Actually, in my opinion they have created TWO potentially answers correct from both grammar and logic point of view

As we well know, that is not possible in the GMAT land: one and only one must be the answer

I have overhauled the thread to create a brand new discussion on this question. you are welcomed.
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The original question from GMATPrep question pack I is the following # VSC002708

Since digital recording offers essentially perfect reproduction - on compact discs, digital audiotapes, or digital videodiscs - audiophiles can accumulate vast collections of music, transferring them from one format to another, copying it, and digitally altering it with little effort and not damaging the sound quality.

a. music, transferring them from one format to another, copying it, and digitally altering it with little effort and not damaging

b. music, transferring it from one format to another, copying it, and digitally altering it with little effort and no damage to

c. music, transferring them from one format to another, copy them, and digitally alter them with little effort and no damage to

d. music and transfer it from one format to another, copy it, and then digitally altering it with little effort and not damaging

e. music and transfer it from one format to another, copying it, and digitally alter it with little effort and no damage to

[Reveal] Spoiler: OA
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The misunderstood question, posted by me here http://gmatclub.com/forum/since-digital ... l#p1154171 was this

Since digital recording offers essentially perfect reproduction – on compact discs, digital audiotapes, or digital videodiscs – audiophiles can accumulate music, transferring them from one format to another, copying it, and digitally altering it with little effort and not damaging the sound quality.

music, transferring them from one format to another, copying it, and digitally altering it with little effort and not damaging

music, transferring it from one format to another, copying it, and digitally altering it with little effort and no damage to

music, transfer it from one format to another, copy it, and digitally alter it with little effort and no damage to

music and transfer it from one format to another, copy it, and then digitally altering it with little effort and not damaging

music and transfer it from one format to another, copying it, and digitally alter it with little effort and no damage to


Essentially, the question was modified in regards the original by the author of the article for logic purpose. In other words, the author wanted, modifying the original question, to showing the question itself from only a logic standing poinf. He/she modified the pronoun it in the third answer choice replenishing them . Actually, in my opinion they have created TWO potentially answers correct from both grammar and logic point of view

As we well know, that is not possible in the GMAT land: one and only one must be the answer

I have overhauled the thread to create a brand new discussion on this question. you are welcomed.

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Trying to disentangle a lot of confusion around this question, I have created this new post to shed light and clear all the possible doubts

The original question from GMATPrep question pack I is the following # VSC002708

Since digital recording offers essentially perfect reproduction - on compact discs, digital audiotapes, or digital videodiscs - audiophiles can accumulate vast collections of music, transferring them from one format to another, copying it, and digitally altering it with little effort and not damaging the sound quality.

a. music, transferring them from one format to another, copying it, and digitally altering it with little effort and not damaging

b. music, transferring it from one format to another, copying it, and digitally altering it with little effort and no damage to

c. music, transferring them from one format to another, copy them, and digitally alter them with little effort and no damage to

d. music and transfer it from one format to another, copy it, and then digitally altering it with little effort and not damaging

e. music and transfer it from one format to another, copying it, and digitally alter it with little effort and no damage to

[Reveal] Spoiler: OA
B


The misunderstood question, posted by me here http://gmatclub.com/forum/since-digital ... l#p1154171 was this

Since digital recording offers essentially perfect reproduction – on compact discs, digital audiotapes, or digital videodiscs – audiophiles can accumulate music, transferring them from one format to another, copying it, and digitally altering it with little effort and not damaging the sound quality.

music, transferring them from one format to another, copying it, and digitally altering it with little effort and not damaging

music, transferring it from one format to another, copying it, and digitally altering it with little effort and no damage to

music, transfer it from one format to another, copy it, and digitally alter it with little effort and no damage to

music and transfer it from one format to another, copy it, and then digitally altering it with little effort and not damaging

music and transfer it from one format to another, copying it, and digitally alter it with little effort and no damage to

Essentially, the question was modified in regards the original by the author of the article for logic purpose. In other words, the author wanted, modifying the original question, to showing the question itself from only a logic standing poinf. He/she modified the pronoun it in the third answer choice replenishing them . Actually, in my opinion they have created TWO potentially answers correct from both grammar and logic point of view

As we well know, that is not possible in the GMAT land: one and only one must be the answer

I have overhauled the thread to create a brand new discussion on this question. you are welcomed.

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Hi,
first lets look at the official Question and then compare the choice C of both Qs..
Since digital recording offers essentially perfect reproduction - on compact discs, digital audiotapes, or digital videodiscs - audiophiles can accumulate vast collections of music, transferring them from one format to another, copying it, and digitally altering it with little effort and not damaging the sound quality.

a. music, transferring them from one format to another, copying it, and digitally altering it with little effort and not damaging
pronoun error- them and it;
also wrong pronoun them for 'music'
thirdly little effort and not damaging is not parallel


b. music, transferring it from one format to another, copying it, and digitally altering it with little effort and no damage to
COrrect.. transferring,copying, and altering are corrctly modifying music..
and parallelism is rectified between above three and between little effort and no damage


c. music, transferring them from one format to another, copy them, and digitally alter them with little effort and no damage to
parallelism issue
wrong pronoun


d. music and transfer it from one format to another, copy it, and then digitally altering it with little effort and not damaging
change in parallelism by use of and... parallelism issue even in last part

e. music and transfer it from one format to another, copying it, and digitally alter it with little effort and no damage to
parallelism isssue corrected in 2nd half but persists in initial part
ans B..

now lets see if the Choice C in modified version gives us another correct choice..

original C...
c. music, transferring them from one format to another, copy them, and digitally alter them with little effort and no damage to
wrong for reasons already discussed

modified C..
music, transfer it from one format to another, copy it, and digitally alter it with little effort and no damage to..
Is this a correct choice.. no..
it is grammatically correct as far as parallelism issue is concerned..
But
1)does 'it' have an intecedent... NO..
it does not point towards music because all items have become parallel to accumulate..
audiophiles can accumulate vast collections of music, transfer it from one format to another, copy it, and digitallyalter it...
so we can read ..audiophiles can accumulate vast collections of music and audiophiles can transfer it from one format to another..WRONG

2) the essence of the meaning that modified the accumulation of music is lost..

so anyway the choice C in modified version is also wrong
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Grammatically use of ‘them’ is correct since it the propositional phrase of music cannot be represented by a plural pronoun ‘them’.

Too often, we have heard from authentic sources that a prepositional phrase is a middleman and hence should be ignored while deciding the verb or the pronoun. Grammatically therefore, use of ‘them’ is correct since the singular object of the preposition ‘music’ cannot represent a plural pronoun ‘them’.
On the contrary, logically the pronoun ‘it’ fits in well, because it is not the collections that are intended to be accumulated, by transferring them, bla, but the music.
Now, it is like choosing between the devil and the deep sea (although the simile may not be truly descriptive).However, that GMATPREP seems to prefer the deep sea to the devil is the ultimate take away. B is the OA and hence, logic prevails. Purists please take note.

Consequently, the logical question is whether, this concept has been repeated by the GMAC or any other reputed Institution or is this just a flash in the pan? A definitive direction might help.
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Hi guys,

i agree on the process of accumulation BUT to some extent.

The second part of the sentence aka transferring it from one format to another, copying it, and digitally altering it are subordinate actions that the subject does during the main action: the accumulation.

In other words, you accumulate music through the three actions. If we assume that C is correct, even though it is under grammar standing point, we have two actions: accumulate on one hand, transfer and blah blah blah on the other hand, actually.

But I am seriously doubtful that in the real world we do not catch the sense or meaning of the sentence, in either case: B or C.

All in all, we are doing a debate on this because we have time and we learn from this. But in a test environment, in 60 seconds, you do not think at all to the process of accumulation. You pick the right one only and solely because B points out to the right antecedent, because is parallel and because indeed sounds good. That's it
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The second part of the sentence aka transferring it from one format to another, copying it, and digitally altering it are subordinate actions that the subject does during the main action: the accumulation.


This is correct !! . in fact it is precisely for this reason that the version of option C in second question is WRONG.
when you are putting everything in parallel then you are EFFECTIVELY making everything independent

C says: Since digital recording offers essentially perfect reproduction – on compact discs, digital audiotapes, or digital videodiscs – audiophiles can accumulate, transfer it from one format to another, copy it, and digitally alter it with little effort and no damage to----->because of the "AND" parallelism C is EFFECTIVELY saying that "TRANSFER" / "COPY" / "ALTER" are all INDEPENDENT of the PROCESS of "ACCUMULATION" -----> this is not the intended meaning
in fact "TRANSFER" / "COPY" / "ALTER" should be placed as MODIFIERS as they are DEFINING the process of "ACCUMULATION"

ALSO NOTE that there is no pronoun ambiguity in this version of C .

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Why is the subject "music" and not "collections"? I thought that I can simply ignore "of music" as it is a prepositional phrase.

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Transferring it, copying it and altering it. So eliminate C,D,E and A. Only B remains

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The original question from GMATPrep question pack I is the following # VSC002708

Since digital recording offers essentially perfect reproduction - on compact discs, digital audiotapes, or digital videodiscs - audiophiles can accumulate vast collections of music, transferring them from one format to another, copying it, and digitally altering it with little effort and not damaging the sound quality.

a. music, transferring them from one format to another, copying it, and digitally altering it with little effort and not damaging

b. music, transferring it from one format to another, copying it, and digitally altering it with little effort and no damage to

c. music, transferring them from one format to another, copy them, and digitally alter them with little effort and no damage to

d. music and transfer it from one format to another, copy it, and then digitally altering it with little effort and not damaging

e. music and transfer it from one format to another, copying it, and digitally alter it with little effort and no damage to


Since ‘collections’ is the subject, we may reject A, B, D and E straightaway for using the wrong pronoun ‘it’.C is the only answer left, using the plural pronoun 'them' consistently.

Coming to the modified version:

Since digital recording offers essentially perfect reproduction – on compact discs, digital audiotapes, or digital videodiscs – audiophiles can accumulate music, transferring them from one format to another, copying it, and digitally altering it with little effort and not damaging the sound quality.

music, transferring them from one format to another, copying it, and digitally altering it with little effort and not damaging

music, transferring it from one format to another, copying it, and digitally altering it with little effort and no damage to

music, transfer it from one format to another, copy it, and digitally alter it with little effort and no damage to

music and transfer it from one format to another, copy it, and then digitally altering it with little effort and not damaging

music and transfer it from one format to another, copying it, and digitally alter it with little effort and no damage to


Now, the subject is changed to the singular 'music’. Therefore, the plural pronoun 'them' is irrelevant.

So let’s reject A. We can also eliminate D, E, and fouling on parallelism
Now left with B and C, We would have to take C to be superior, since it aptly considers the enlisted functions separate functions, unlike B, in which the acts of transferring, copying, and altering are erroneously taken to be subservient to the main function of accumulating. Therefore, C is the choice.

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The original question from GMATPrep question pack I is the following # VSC002708

Since digital recording offers essentially perfect reproduction - on compact discs, digital audiotapes, or digital videodiscs - audiophiles can accumulate vast collections of music, transferring them from one format to another, copying it, and digitally altering it with little effort and not damaging the sound quality.

a. music, transferring them from one format to another, copying it, and digitally altering it with little effort and not damaging

b. music, transferring it from one format to another, copying it, and digitally altering it with little effort and no damage to

c. music, transferring them from one format to another, copy them, and digitally alter them with little effort and no damage to

d. music and transfer it from one format to another, copy it, and then digitally altering it with little effort and not damaging

e. music and transfer it from one format to another, copying it, and digitally alter it with little effort and no damage to

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The misunderstood question, posted by me here http://gmatclub.com/forum/since-digital ... l#p1154171 was this

Since digital recording offers essentially perfect reproduction – on compact discs, digital audiotapes, or digital videodiscs – audiophiles can accumulate music, transferring them from one format to another, copying it, and digitally altering it with little effort and not damaging the sound quality.

music, transferring them from one format to another, copying it, and digitally altering it with little effort and not damaging

music, transferring it from one format to another, copying it, and digitally altering it with little effort and no damage to

music, transfer it from one format to another, copy it, and digitally alter it with little effort and no damage to

music and transfer it from one format to another, copy it, and then digitally altering it with little effort and not damaging

music and transfer it from one format to another, copying it, and digitally alter it with little effort and no damage to


Essentially, the question was modified in regards the original by the author of the article for logic purpose. In other words, the author wanted, modifying the original question, to showing the question itself from only a logic standing poinf. He/she modified the pronoun it in the third answer choice replenishing them . Actually, in my opinion they have created TWO potentially answers correct from both grammar and logic point of view

As we well know, that is not possible in the GMAT land: one and only one must be the answer

I have overhauled the thread to create a brand new discussion on this question. you are welcomed.

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When you solve an SC question. It is advisable to spend a good amount of time on the original statement. Let me break down the main statement for you.

Since digital recording offers essentially perfect reproduction - on compact discs, digital audiotapes, or digital videodiscs - audiophiles can accumulate vast collections of music, transferring them from one format to another, copying it, and digitally altering it with little effort and not damaging the sound quality.

Here the part from since to videodiscs is a dependent clause with an incomplete idea. The independent clause and therefore the main clause is from Audiophiles to quality.

Look at the meaning first: The sentence here is talking about digital recording offering ways to reproduce music on certain formats. And then the author talks about how ppl who love music can create collections through various steps.

Error analysis: Since the non underlined part is correct, I will focus on the underlined part. Here the subject is Audiophiles and verb is can accumulate. Object is collections of music. Now of music is your prepositional phrase therefore noun is restricted to collections in the first question and only music in the modified version below. Collections is a plural noun and music is singular noun.

Also, the function of ,+verbing is to modify the entire preceding clause and when it does so it expresses results or provides more information. Here the various +ing words are describing how the music was collected.

Moving to choices. If you are talking about the original question which has collections of music then the pronoun for reference should be them and not it. But if you look at the original sentence there is error in parallelism error as well. Since, transferring, copying and altering are the 3 steps to produce music they should be given equal weightage and hence should be parallel with the same structure. Problem with A is it has transferring them parallel with altering it which is incorrect. All 3 should use them. Also, it has tried to make not damaging parallel to the 3 steps to accumulate music which is incorrect. Not damaging is part of the modifier list for digital altering. Hence incorrect.

Similarly you will find one or 2 errors in all the options except C which is the correct answer.

Your modified version has only music as the object. So the pronoun reference for it should be it and not them. Rest of the errors are same. Therefore, On elimination you will find the correct answer to be B.

Hope it's clear now.

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Why is the subject "music" and not "collections"? I thought that I can simply ignore "of music" as it is a prepositional phrase.


I would say neither "music", nor "collections" is the subject - "Audiophiles" is the subject. The structure of the sentence is as follows:

1. Main clause: Audiophiles can accumulate vast collections of music. (Subject: Audiophiles, verb: can accumulate, object: vast collections of music)
2. Subordinate clause: Since digital recording offers essentially perfect reproduction - on compact discs, digital audiotapes, or digital videodiscs -
3. Present participle modifier for "Audiophiles": transferring..., copying... and digitally altering...... ( A present participle modifier can modify the entire preceding clause or the subject of the preceding clause - in this case, the subject "Audiophiles" of the previous clause is modified).

Now the pronoun issue:

In the first case "them" is the correct pronoun, since plural "collections" is referred to. C is the correct answer.
In the modified case "it" is the correct pronoun, since singular "music" is referred to. B is the correct answer.

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Need help with the answer of this question.

I marked option C but the answer is B according to GMATPrep solution.

Confused.. :crazy:

Can anyone explain, what is the subject ( I thought "them" will refer to "collections of music" that is plural ) and how to avoid falling for the wrong answer choice in such questions?


There is a parallelism issue with option C: The audiophiles can accumulate music by doing 3 things: transferring, copying and altering. However in option C, "copy" and "alter" are verbs and made parallel to "can accumulate" -they should have been used as present participle in parallel with "transferring".

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Need help with the answer of this question.

I marked option C but the answer is B according to GMATPrep solution.

Confused.. :crazy:

Can anyone explain, what is the subject ( I thought "them" will refer to "collections of music" that is plural ) and how to avoid falling for the wrong answer choice in such questions?


There is a parallelism issue with option C: The audiophiles can accumulate music by doing 3 things: transferring, copying and altering. However in option C, "copy" and "alter" are verbs and made parallel to "can accumulate" -they should have been used as present participle in parallel with "transferring".


Thanks for the response.

I was too involved with "them" vs "it" split, I forgot to look for simple parallelism.

I understand we just need a single reason to eliminate the wrong choice, but for understanding purpose, Could you help me with "them" vs "It" in this question


As per the OE for option A, it is mentioned that either all the pronouns should be "they" or all should be "it" - "it" is better (more plausible), but why so is not explained in the OE. Probably it makes a bit more sense to transfer, copy and alter music rather than collections.

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Since digital recording offers essentially perfect reproduction - on compact discs, digital audiotapes, or digital videodiscs - audiophiles can accumulate vast collections of music, transferring them from one format to another, copying it, and digitally altering it with little effort and not damaging the sound quality.

a. music, transferring them from one format to another, copying it, and digitally altering it with little effort and not damaging

b. music, transferring it from one format to another, copying it, and digitally altering it with little effort and no damage to

c. music, transferring them from one format to another, copy them, and digitally alter them with little effort and no damage to

d. music and transfer it from one format to another, copy it, and then digitally altering it with little effort and not damaging

e. music and transfer it from one format to another, copying it, and digitally alter it with little effort and no damage to
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Imo B
Took a lot time to arrive at the answer .
Clauses after the mucic, should modify the preceding clause and have to be parallel to each other .
We can not have damaging in option as it does not make sense two add two and in a list .
C has parallelism error copy should be copying.
D is does not maintain parallelism.
E again does not maintain parallelism.

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Just answering the original question

Since digital recording offers essentially perfect reproduction - on compact discs, digital audiotapes, or digital videodiscs - audiophiles can accumulate vast collections of music, transferring them from one format to another, copying it, and digitally altering it with little effort and not damaging the sound quality.
a. music, transferring them from one format to another, copying it, and digitally altering it with little effort and not damaging - how can the audiophiles accumulate vast collections - by transferring music - here music is singular hence out
b. music, transferring it from one format to another, copying it, and digitally altering it with little effort and no damage to - looks good, keep for now
c. music, transferring them from one format to another, copy them, and digitally alter them with little effort and no damage to - same as A
d. music and transfer it from one format to another, copy it, and then digitally altering it with little effort and not damaging - altering not parallel to transfer
e. music and transfer it from one format to another, copying it, and digitally alter it with little effort and no damage to - copying not parallel to transfer

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For E, I thought "copying it" was a "comma-ing" modifier, describing what happens when you transfer the format? And therefore it didn't have to be parallel to the preceding clause (is this accurate?). I've bolded the parallel elements.

(E) music and transfer it from one format to another, copying it, and digitally alter it with little effort and no damage to

Because of this, I thought E was appropriately parallel: Since digital recording offers essentially perfect reproduction—on compact discs, digital audiotapes, or digital videodiscs—audiophiles can accumulate vast collections of (E) music and transfer it from one format to another, copying it, and digitally alter it with little effort and no damage to the sound quality.

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carcass wrote:
Since digital recording offers essentially perfect reproduction—on compact discs, digital audiotapes, or digital videodiscs—audiophiles can accumulate vast collections of music, transferring them from one format to another, copying it, and digitally altering it with little effort and not damaging the sound quality.

(A) music, transferring them from one format to another, copying it, and digitally altering it with little effort and not damaging

(B) music, transferring it from one format to another, copying it, and digitally altering it with little effort and no damage to

(C) music, transferring them from one format to another, copy them, and digitally alter them with little effort and no damage to

(D)music and transfer it from one format to another, copy it, and then digitally altering it with little effort and not damaging

(E) music and transfer it from one format to another, copying it, and digitally alter it with little effort and no damage to

The original question from GMATPrep question pack I is the following # VSC002708

Trying to disentangle a lot of confusion around this question, I have created this new post to shed light and clear all the possible doubts

[Reveal] Spoiler:
The misunderstood question, posted by me here http://gmatclub.com/forum/since-digital ... l#p1154171 was this

Since digital recording offers essentially perfect reproduction – on compact discs, digital audiotapes, or digital videodiscs – audiophiles can accumulate music, transferring them from one format to another, copying it, and digitally altering it with little effort and not damaging the sound quality.

music, transferring them from one format to another, copying it, and digitally altering it with little effort and not damaging

music, transferring it from one format to another, copying it, and digitally altering it with little effort and no damage to

music, transfer it from one format to another, copy it, and digitally alter it with little effort and no damage to

music and transfer it from one format to another, copy it, and then digitally altering it with little effort and not damaging

music and transfer it from one format to another, copying it, and digitally alter it with little effort and no damage to


Essentially, the question was modified in regards the original by the author of the article for logic purpose. In other words, the author wanted, modifying the original question, to showing the question itself from only a logic standing poinf. He/she modified the pronoun it in the third answer choice replenishing them . Actually, in my opinion they have created TWO potentially answers correct from both grammar and logic point of view

As we well know, that is not possible in the GMAT land: one and only one must be the answer



I have overhauled the thread to create a brand new discussion on this question. you are welcomed.



One thing I've noticed about sentence correction questions is that there are often three answers choices that have something in common and two with something else in common. For example, "A and D' use "not damaging' which is not parallel so we can eliminate that- B,C,E have the correct construction "no damage to." THOUGH we can see another similar pattern with which we can eliminate answers- A and C are out because of the incorrect usage of "them." Process of elimination is a powerful tool

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