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Directions:

For each question, select the best answer of the choices given.

Each of the sentence correction questions presents a sentence, part or all of which is underlined. Beneath the sentence you will find five ways of phrasing the underlined part. The first of these repeats the original; the other four are different. Follow the requirements of standard written English to choose your answer, paying attention to grammar, word choice and sentence construction. Select the answer that produces the most effective sentence; your answer should make the sentence clear, exact, and free of grammatical error. It should also minimize awkwardness, ambiguity and redundancy.

SC Quiz 1 : Question 1 of 10

In the mid-sixteenth century a controversy arose with mixed motives during a period in history when growing population and the expansion of trade were encouraging the vigorous promotion of wine to be a nutritious as well as medicinal beverage.

  1. were encouraging the vigorous promotion of wine to be a nutritious as well as medicinal beverage.

  2. had encouraged the vigorous promotion of wine as a beverage that is both nutritious and medicinal.

  3. encouraged the vigorous promotion of wine as a nutritious and medicinal beverage.

  4. helped encourage the vigorous promotion of wine as nutritious as well as medicinal.

  5. were encouraging the vigorous promotion of wine as nutritious and medicinal.


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