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The demand for airplane mechanics is expected to grow about

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The demand for airplane mechanics is expected to grow about ten percent a year in the next decade, largely because new federal rules calling for major modifications to older planes and because the airlines are adding hundreds of new jets.
(A) new federal rules calling for major modifications to older planes
(B) new federal rules, which call for major modifications to older planes
(C) new federal rules call for major modifications to older planes
(D) major modifications to older planes called for by new federal rules
(E) major modifications to older planes are called for according to new federal rules

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New post 02 Feb 2006, 15:25
It looks like C to me. It is the most concise and grammatically correct choice.

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New post 02 Feb 2006, 18:01
It should be C

D and E are out for passive voice

A - Use of "calling" is incorrect
B - The clause after "largely because" is restrictive so the use of "which" is incorrect
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The demand for airplane mechanics is expected to grow about ten percent a year in the next decade, largely because new federal rules calling for major modifications to older planes and because the airlines are adding hundreds of new jets.
(A) new federal rules calling for major modifications to older planes
>>> this is fragment , need a verb b/w rules and calling. So out
(B) new federal rules, which call for major modifications to older planes
>> Not ||
(C) new federal rules call for major modifications to older planes
>> looks good , || because of using present tense , proper noun verb agreement ( rules -- call)
(D) major modifications to older planes called for by new federal rules
>> passive voice, and Not ||
(E) major modifications to older planes are called for according to new federal rules
>> wordy , and awkward

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New post 05 Feb 2006, 07:11
"C" for me too.

Nothing more to add in terms of explanation- as the gang has covered everything

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New post 05 Feb 2006, 11:11
Yep C, Agree with the gang.

C

for
- simple present
- active voice.
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