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Some educators believe that too much emphasis is placed on standardized testing, while others say that they are effective and beneficial motivators.

(A) that too much emphasis is placed on standardized testing, while others say that they are

(B) that too much emphasis is placed on standardized testing, others say that the tests are

(C) that too much emphasis is placed on standardized testing, while others say that the tests are

(D) too much emphasis is placed on standardized testing, while others say that it is an

(E) standardized testing is too emphasized, while others say that they are
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A is incorrect as they doesn't have precedent noun
B is incorrect as while is missing. I think while is needed here.
D is incorrect because of SV agreement
E is incorrect because first clause is run on i.e two verbs in a single clause
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Some educators believe that too much emphasis is placed on standardized testing, while others say that they are effective and beneficial motivators.

(A) that too much emphasis is placed on standardized testing, while others say that they are

(B) that too much emphasis is placed on standardized testing, others say that the tests are

(C) that too much emphasis is placed on standardized testing, while others say that the tests are

(D) too much emphasis is placed on standardized testing, while others say that it is an

(E) standardized testing is too emphasized, while others say that they are



A that too much emphasis is placed on standardized testing, while others say that they are: is incorrect as they is plural, testing is singular
B that too much emphasis is placed on standardized testing, others say that the tests are: run on sentence.
D too much emphasis is placed on standardized testing, while others say that it is an:its like educator believe too much
E standardized testing is too emphasized, while others say that they are:same as a

Please correct me if i am wrong :)
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HKD1710 wrote:
Some educators believe that too much emphasis is placed on standardized testing, while others say that they are effective and beneficial motivators.

(A) that too much emphasis is placed on standardized testing, while others say that they are

(B) that too much emphasis is placed on standardized testing, others say that the tests are

(C) that too much emphasis is placed on standardized testing, while others say that the tests are

(D) too much emphasis is placed on standardized testing, while others say that it is an

(E) standardized testing is too emphasized, while others say that they are



(A) that too much emphasis is placed on standardized testing, while others say that they are (Ambiguous pronoun)

(B) that too much emphasis is placed on standardized testing, others say that the tests are (we need a contrast here)

(C) that too much emphasis is placed on standardized testing, while others say that the tests are (correct - while shows simultaneity in two actions)

(D) too much emphasis is placed on standardized testing, while others say that it is an (we need a "that") ("it" is wrong for plural "tests")

(E) standardized testing is too emphasized, while others say that they are (we need a "that")(Ambiguous pronoun)
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Some educators believe that too much emphasis is placed on standardized testing, while others say that they are effective and beneficial motivators.

(A) that too much emphasis is placed on standardized testing, while others say that they are

(B) that too much emphasis is placed on standardized testing, others say that the tests are

(C) that too much emphasis is placed on standardized testing, while others say that the tests are

(D) too much emphasis is placed on standardized testing, while others say that it is an

(E) standardized testing is too emphasized, while others say that they are
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HKD1710 wrote:
Some educators believe that too much emphasis is placed on standardized testing, while others say that they are effective and beneficial motivators.

(A) that too much emphasis is placed on standardized testing, while others say that they are

(B) that too much emphasis is placed on standardized testing, others say that the tests are

(C) that too much emphasis is placed on standardized testing, while others say that the tests are

(D) too much emphasis is placed on standardized testing, while others say that it is an

(E) standardized testing is too emphasized, while others say that they are



A that too much emphasis is placed on standardized testing, while others say that they are: is incorrect as they is plural, testing is singular
B that too much emphasis is placed on standardized testing, others say that the tests are: run on sentence.
D too much emphasis is placed on standardized testing, while others say that it is an:its like educator believe too much
E standardized testing is too emphasized, while others say that they are:same as a

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how do we know that standardized testing is plural, is it not a collective noun an then must be in singular. help please
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how do we know that standardized testing is plural, is it not a collective noun an then must be in singular. help please


Yes "standardized testing" is singular. But it is not used as a subject, so Which choice do you have the issue with?
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kevineraissa89 wrote:
how do we know that standardized testing is plural, is it not a collective noun an then must be in singular. help please


Yes "standardized testing" is singular. But it is not used as a subject, so Which choice do you have the issue with?


oh you are right . the subject is the tests. thanks
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