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    Warning that computers in the United States are not secure, the National Academy of Sciences has urged the nation to revamp computer security procedures, institute new emergency response teams, creating a special nongovernment organization to take charge of computer security planning.
    (A) creating a special nongovernment organization to take
    (B) creating a special nongovernment organization that takes
    (C) creating a special nongovernment organization for taking
    (D) and create a special nongovernment organization for taking
    (E) and create a special nongovernment organization to take

    Why E and not D

    Please explain

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    f2001290 wrote:
    Warning that computers in the United States are not secure, the National Academy of Sciences has urged the nation to revamp computer security procedures, institute new emergency response teams, creating a special nongovernment organization to take charge of computer security planning.
    (A) creating a special nongovernment organization to take
    (B) creating a special nongovernment organization that takes
    (C) creating a special nongovernment organization for taking
    (D) and create a special nongovernment organization for taking
    (E) and create a special nongovernment organization to take

    Why E and not D

    Please explain
    "create ... to take charge" sounds better than "create ... for taking charge"

    Purpose is best indicated by "to + verb"

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    Since creation of a non-government organisation is the last part of the strategy suggested by the National Academy, we need to mention the word and....Hence eliminate choice A,B&C....Moreover these choices violate parallelism...Amongst D&E I would root for E

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