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Question

Although the restaurant company has recently added many new restaurants across the country and its sales have increased dramatically, its sales at restaurants open for more than a year have declined.


 

Option A:

the restaurant company has recently added many new restaurants across the country and its sales have increased dramatically, its

Option B:

the restaurant company has recently added many new restaurants across the country and its sales increased dramatically, its

Option C:

many new restaurants have recently been opened across the country and its sales increased dramatically, the restaurant company’s

Option D:

having recently added many new restaurants across the country and with its sales increasing dramatically, the restaurant company’s

Option E:

recently adding many new restaurants across the country and having its sales increase dramatically, the restaurant company’s

Difficulty Level

Medium

Solution

Option A is the correct answer.


Option Analysis

Concept tested: Parallelism.

A) Correct Answer

B) Not parallel; “…has recently added” and “..sales increased….”

C) Not parallel; “…has recently added” and “..sales increased….”

D) Not parallel; “…has recently added” and “..sales increased….”

E) Not parallel; “…has recently added” and “..sales increased….”


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