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# The doctors have managed to significantly reduce the mortality

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The doctors have managed to significantly reduce the mortality  [#permalink]

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28 Mar 2018, 22:17
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45% (medium)

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45% (00:31) correct 55% (00:35) wrong based on 80 sessions

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The doctors have managed to significantly reduce the mortality rate and the public is very pleased with them for doing it.

A. them for doing it
B. him for doing it
C. the doctors for doing it
D. them for their accomplishment

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Re: The doctors have managed to significantly reduce the mortality  [#permalink]

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29 Mar 2018, 22:03
A. them for doing it - (Incorrect ) 'it' can refer to several nouns here such as doctors, mortality etc. Logically it is logically referring and action 'have managed to significantly reduce the mortality rate'.
B. him for doing it - (Incorrect)Pronoun 'him' doesnot agree in number with its antecedent 'doctors'
C. the doctors for doing it -(Incorrect ) 'it' can refer to several nouns here such as doctors, mortality etc. Logically it is logically referring and action 'have managed to significantly reduce the mortality rate'.
D. them for their accomplishment - Correct

Observations :
i. Nicer to have the 'underlining' in the Q-stem
ii. 5-choices would have made the Q a more GMAT like
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Re: The doctors have managed to significantly reduce the mortality   [#permalink] 29 Mar 2018, 22:03
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