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The attorney turned down the law firm s offer of a position

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The attorney turned down the law firmâ€™s offer of a position because she suspected that it was meant merely to fill an affirmative action quota with no commitment to minority hiring and eventually promoting.
(A) quota with no commitment to minority hiring and eventually promoting
(B) quota, having no commitment to minority hiring and eventually promoting
(C) quota and did not reflect a commitment to minority hiring and eventual promotion
(D) quota, not reflecting a commitment to minority hiring and eventual promotion
(E) quota, not one that reflected that minority hiring and eventual promotion was a commitment

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16 Mar 2005, 11:14
C it is.

'and' effectively and logically joins the suspicion with her belif that the move was not a commitment to minority hiring and eventual promotion

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Re: sc - attorney [#permalink]

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16 Mar 2005, 21:05
christoph wrote:
The attorney turned down the law firmâ€™s offer of a position because she suspected that it was meant merely to fill an affirmative action quota with no commitment to minority hiring and eventually promoting.
(A) quota with no commitment to minority hiring and eventually promoting
(B) quota, having no commitment to minority hiring and eventually promoting
(C) quota and did not reflect a commitment to minority hiring and eventual promotion
(D) quota, not reflecting a commitment to minority hiring and eventual promotion
(E) quota, not one that reflected that minority hiring and eventual promotion was a commitment

Parallelism can crack this.

C is OA. others are not clear. seems to modify 'quota'

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17 Mar 2005, 19:23
to be parallal with "minority hiring"(noun), only a noun can be used.

" promoting"- is a verb

therefore "promotion" is the right word(noun)

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17 Mar 2005, 19:23
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