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# The gypsy moth, although it is eradicated in the northwestern United

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The gypsy moth, although it is eradicated in the northwestern United States, it has established itself throughout the continent and is able to defoliate over one million acres of forest each year.

(A) The gypsy moth, although it is eradicated in the northwestern United States, it has established itself throughout the continent and is able to

(B) The gypsy moth, although eradicated in the northwestern United States, it has still established itself throughout the continent and can

(C) Although still established throughout the continent, the gypsy moth has been eradicated in the northwestern United States and can

(D) Although having been eradicated in the northwestern United States, the gypsy moth has still established itself throughout the continent and has the potential to

(E) Although eradicated in the northwestern United States, the gypsy moth has established itself throughout the continent and can
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The gypsy moth, although it is eradicated in the northwestern United States, it has established itself throughout the continent and is able to defoliate over one million acres of forest each year.

(A) The gypsy moth, although it is eradicated in the northwestern United States, it has established itself throughout the continent and is able to - it is not required
(B) The gypsy moth, although eradicated in the northwestern United States, it has still established itself throughout the continent and can - it is not required
(C) Although still established throughout the continent, the gypsy moth has been eradicated in the northwestern United States and can - Incorrect
(D) Although having been eradicated in the northwestern United States, the gypsy moth has still established itself throughout the continent and has the potential to
(E) Although eradicated in the northwestern United States, the gypsy moth has established itself throughout the continent and can - Correct
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01 Sep 2018, 12:11
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The gypsy moth, although it is eradicated in the northwestern United States, it has established itself throughout the continent and is able to defoliate over one million acres of forest each year.

(A) The gypsy moth, although it is eradicated in the northwestern United States, it has established itself throughout the continent and is able to
(B) The gypsy moth, although eradicated in the northwestern United States, it has still established itself throughout the continent and can
(C) Although still established throughout the continent, the gypsy moth has been eradicated in the northwestern United States and can
(D) Although having been eradicated in the northwestern United States, the gypsy moth has still established itself throughout the continent and has the potential to
(E) Although eradicated in the northwestern United States, the gypsy moth has established itself throughout the continent and can
A--> although cannot follow a clause when it comes in-between
B---> gypsy moth has no verb
C---> although X, y needs to present contrast.
D---> having been as a modifier in this case is wrong.

Only E makes sense.

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