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# The mid-twentieth century hosted the emergence of the information Age

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The mid-twentieth century hosted the emergence of the information Age [#permalink]
HKD1710 wrote:
The mid-twentieth century hosted the emergence of the information Age, with the radical inventions and innovations facilitating the spread of information, creating new industries, and revolutionized the way people worldwide live, work, and interact.

(A) revolutionized

(B) it revolutionized

(C) revolutionizing

(D) would revolutionize

This sentence expresses a list of effects created by radical inventions and innovations.

These effects are enumerated in a list.

The first member of the list sets the structure for parallel construction. Because the first member of the list has an -ing verb form, the second and third members of the list (creating . . ., and revolutionizing . . .) must have -ing verb forms in order to maintain parallel structure.

HKD1710 , I think you may have a small typo. The correct title is "the Information Age."
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Re: The mid-twentieth century hosted the emergence of the information Age [#permalink]
HKD1710 wrote:
The mid-twentieth century hosted the emergence of the information Age, with the radical inventions and innovations facilitating the spread of information, creating new industries, and revolutionized the way people worldwide live, work, and interact.

(A) revolutionized

(B) it revolutionized

(C) revolutionizing

(D) would revolutionize

]The mid-twentieth century hosted the emergence of the information Age, with the radical inventions and innovations facilitating the spread of information,
creating new industries, and
revolutionizing the way people worldwide live, work, and interact.

Correct Answer must be (C) for the highlighted errors in other options....
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