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Question

A Swiss government panel recommended that the country sell about half its gold reserves and this raised fears of other countries that do the same and inundate the market.


 

Option A:

reserves and this raised fears of other countries that

Option B:

reserves, which, as a result, raised fears of other countries that

Option C:

reserves; as a result, they feared that other countries would

Option D:

reserves, with fears raised that other countries would

Option E:

reserves, raising fears that other countries would

Difficulty Level

Hard

Solution

Option E is the correct answer.


Option Analysis

Concept tested: Modifiers, Pronouns.

A) Inappropriate usage of the word “this”. We do not know what it refers to.

B) Inappropriate usage of the word “Which” as it tends to refer to reserves.

C) Inappropriate usage of the pronoun “They” as it doesn’t have an antecedent.

D) Inappropriate usage of the word “With”

E) Correct Answer