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While some military planners claimed that it would be possible to win

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While some military planners claimed that it would be possible to win a war fought with nuclear weapons, many scientists argued that such a war could not truly be won, because the fallout from nuclear warfare would create a nuclear winter and it also would be rendering the earth uninhabitable.

A. it also would be rendering the earth uninhabitable
B. rendering the earth uninhabitable
C. might have uninhabitable rendered the earth
D. render the earth uninhabitable
E. would also have rendered the earth uninhabitable

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A : "it" distorts parallelism, would be rendering is not grammatically correct for this statement.
B:would create.... And render... Rendering is not correct since verb-ing is used to modify either a noun or a clause.
C :might have is grammatically incorrect
D :Correct Answer
E: would have grammatically incorrect

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ANSWER: D The correct answer should provide a parallel construction to “create a nuclear winter,” since both phrases follow “nuclear warfare would”; answer D is parallel to “create a nuclear winter,” and it is the most succinct of the available choices.
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