Question 17: Solve the question and then select your answer below.
Here is how we solved Question 17:
Notice that all of the Answers do not have a Comma after staff. We are looking at COMMA USE and NATURAL PAUSES.
Answer A ELIMINATE A because there is an extra Comma after staff where there isn’t a NATURAL PAUSE.
Answer B ELIMINATE B because if you remove the Parenthetical (165,231), the sentence doesn’t make sense. boat in all, Pollack convinced the staff of several restaurants
Answer C KEEP C because when you remove the Parenthetical set apart by the two EM DASHES, the sentence still makes sense. boat Pollack convinced the staff of several restaurants
Answer D ELIMINATE D because there is an extra Comma after 165,231 where there isn’t a NATURAL PAUSE.
The Correct Answer is