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Question

The steel industry has changed radically over the last two decades, as large, integrated companies such as Bethlehem Steel once conducted operations from mining at one end of the process to shipping at the other have greatly downsized, or in some cases shut down altogether.


 

Option A:

as large, integrated companies such as Bethlehem Steel

Option B:

as large, integrated companies, such as Bethlehem Steel, that

Option C:

with large, integrated companies, such as Bethlehem Steel, that

Option D:

while large, integrated companies, such as Bethlehem Steel, that

Option E:

and large, integrated companies such as Bethlehem Steel

Difficulty Level

Medium

Solution

Option B is the correct answer.


Option Analysis

Concept tested: Construction, Comparison.

A) Sentence fragment; Bethlehem steel once conducted….have greatly downsized.

B) Correct Answer

C) Inappropriate usage of the word “with”

D) Inappropriate usage of the word “while”

E) Sentence fragment. The conjunction “And” is unnecessary