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SC question- 10th OG

by Vanshika21 » Thu Jul 26, 2012 10:18 am
1.Having the right hand and arm being crippled by a sniper's bullet during the First World War. Horace Pippin,a Black American painter, worked by holding the brush in his right hand and guiding its movements with his left
(A) Having the right hand and arm being crippled by a sniper's bullet during the First World War
(B) In spite of his right hand and arm being crippled by a sniper's bullet during the First World War
(C) Because there had been a sniper's bullet during the First World War that crippled his right hand and
arm
(D) The right hand and arm being crippled by a sniper's bullet during the First World War
(E) His right hand and arm crippled by a sniper's bullet during the First World War

Please explain the reason for not choosing A?

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by simple_gmat » Thu Jul 26, 2012 10:24 am
Vanshika21 wrote:1.Having the right hand and arm being crippled by a sniper's bullet during the First World War. Horace Pippin,a Black American painter, worked by holding the brush in his right hand and guiding its movements with his left
(A) Having the right hand and arm being crippled by a sniper's bullet during the First World War
(B) In spite of his right hand and arm being crippled by a sniper's bullet during the First World War
(C) Because there had been a sniper's bullet during the First World War that crippled his right hand and arm
(D) The right hand and arm being crippled by a sniper's bullet during the First World War
(E) His right hand and arm crippled by a sniper's bullet during the First World War

Please explain the reason for not choosing A?

This is a case of absolute phrase, which has been tested in this sc. E is the answer.

In A,"right hand and arm crippled" is enough. why do we need " being"?.
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