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The Daughters of the American Revolution, a volunteer service organization, admits as
members only women who can prove lineal descent from a patriot of the American Revolution.
• admits as members only women who can prove lineal descent
• admit as members only women who can prove lineal descent
• admits as members women who can prove lineal descent
• only admit as members women who can prove lineal descent
• admits as members women who can prove lineal descent only
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Organisation is singular- so 'admits' is the correct verb. This rules out B,D
E distorts the meaning
C changes the meaning
Hence IMO , answer should be A


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The Daughters of the American Revolution, a volunteer service organization, admits as
members only women who can prove lineal descent from a patriot of the American Revolution.
• admits as members only women who can prove lineal descent - Correct
• admit as members only women who can prove lineal descent - organisation is singular but admit is pural
• admits as members women who can prove lineal descent - distorts the meaning
• only admit as members women who can prove lineal descent - same as B
• admits as members women who can prove lineal descent only - changes the meaning
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The Daughters of the American Revolution, a volunteer service organization, admits as members only women who can prove lineal descent from a patriot of the American Revolution.
A) admits as members only women who can prove lineal descent
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B) admit as members only women who can prove lineal descent
- Singular verb "ADMITS" should be used for noun "The Daughters of the American Revolution"
C) admits as members women who can prove lineal descent
- Placement of "ONLY" before WOMEN means that organization may hire Males as well, but criterion is applicable for women only
D) only admit as members women who can prove lineal descent
- Singular verb "ADMITS" should be used for noun "The Daughters of the American Revolution". Moreover, placement of "ONLY" is incorrect
E) admits as members women who can prove lineal descent only
Placement of "ONLY" is incorrect
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The Daughters of the American Revolution, a volunteer service organization, admits as
members only women who can prove lineal descent from a patriot of the American Revolution.
• admits as members only women who can prove lineal descent
• admit as members only women who can prove lineal descent
• admits as members women who can prove lineal descent
• only admit as members women who can prove lineal descent
• admits as members women who can prove lineal descent only



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