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Question

Currently 26 billion barrels a year, world consumption of oil is rising at a rate of 2 percent annually.


 

Option A:

world consumption of oil is rising at a rate of

Option B:

the world is consuming oil at an increasing rate of

Option C:

the world’s oil is being consumed at the increasing rate of

Option D:

the rise in the rate of the world’s oil consumption is

Option E:

oil is consumed by the world at an increasing rate of

Difficulty Level

Easy

Solution

Option A is the correct answer.


Option Analysis

Concept tested: Modifiers

A) Correct Answer

B) The world is not 26 billion barrels.

C) The world’s oil is not 26 billion barrels; Misplaced modifiers.

D) The rise is not 26 billion barrels; Misplaced modifier.

E) Oil is not 26 billion barrels; Misplaced modifier.


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