Sentence Correction
Verbal Ability

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Q.

The temperature dropped suddenly last night, which will mean that the shoots emerging from the soil will be killed by the frost.

 A.

which will mean that the shoots emerging from the soil will be killed by the frost.

 B.

which will mean that the frost will kill the shoots emerging from the soil.

 C.

and this will mean that the shoots emerging from the soil will be killed by the frost.

 D.

and the resulting frost will kill the shoots that are emerging from the soil. 

 E.

and as a result, the shoots will be killed by the frost, emerging from the soil.

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Solution:
Option(D) is correct

The word which does not have an antecedent noun, and so the construction is incorrect in A and B. Similarly, in C this does not have a noun to which it refers. D is the best choice. In E the phrase emerging from the soil is dangling.


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Lee
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Is there a tense problem here?