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Another SC query...
by sim card - Monday, 26 October 2009, 10:42 PM
 

Hey guys I am confused between b and c.

+ the reference of 'which' and 'it' is not clear.

Can anyone explain this... 

 

Puritan fanatics brought to civil and military affairs a coolness of judgment and mutability of purpose that some writers have thought inconsistent with their religious zeal, but which was in fact a natural outgrowth of it.

(A) but which was in fact a natural outgrowth of it

(B) but which were in fact a natural outgrowth of it

(C) but which were in fact natural outgrowths of it

(D) but it was in fact a natural outgrowth of them 

(E) which was in fact a natural outgrowth of it

Re: Another SC query...
by sim card - Sunday, 1 November 2009, 04:04 AM
 

hey guys please help me with this.

 

Re: Another SC query...
by Dagny Taggart - Sunday, 1 November 2009, 07:53 PM
  Hi Sim Card,

Is the answer C?

'it' refers to religious zeal and 'were' is required for "coolness of judgment and mutability of purpose.. ..were outgrowths ...
Dagny
Re: Another SC query...
by sim card - Monday, 2 November 2009, 06:15 AM
 

Thanks Dagny,

The answer is very much clear now.