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# The introduction of high-fructose corn syrup as a sweetener in the foo

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Re: The introduction of high-fructose corn syrup as a sweetener in the foo [#permalink]
[quote="Bunuel"]The introduction of high-fructose corn syrup as a sweetener in the food industry in the 1970s is responsible for the extraordinary number of empty calories that the average American consumes daily.

A. is responsible for the extraordinary number of empty calories that the average American consumes

B. was responsible for the extraordinary number of empty calories that the average American consumes

C. is responsible for the extraordinary amounts of empty calories that the average American is consuming

D. has been responsible for the extraordinary number of empty calories that the average American consumed

E. is responsible for the extraordinary number of empty calories that the average American consume

IMO A
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Re: The introduction of high-fructose corn syrup as a sweetener in the foo [#permalink]
Bunuel wrote:
The introduction of high-fructose corn syrup as a sweetener in the food industry in the 1970s is responsible for the extraordinary number of empty calories that the average American consumes daily.

A. is responsible for the extraordinary number of empty calories that the average American consumes

The meaning and tense is perfect therefore our answer

B. was responsible for the extraordinary number of empty calories that the average American consumes
was isn't the right usage therefore out

C. is responsible for the extraordinary amounts of empty calories that the average American is consuming
consuming iand amounts isn't the right usage therefore out

D. has been responsible for the extraordinary number of empty calories that the average American consumed
has been isn't the right usage therefore out

E. is responsible for the extraordinary number of empty calories that the average American consume
consume isn't the right usage therefore out

Therefore IMO A
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