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Toxic Sentence Correction — GMAT Question of the Day

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Explanation
Explanation: A, D, E - Incorrect: The adverbs furthermore and in addition are illogical in this case because the intended meaning of the sentence is to show a contrast and not provide additional information. Thus, a contrast word must follow. C - Incorrect: The phrase did not seem to have affected contains the perfect form with the infinitive to affect. The change of verb tense from simple past to perfect weakens the parallelism. B - Correct: The contrast connector however is used.

Correct choice is B.

Fun fact: In her later years, Queen Elizabeth’s makeup was said to be a 1/2 inch thick. We can certainly see why that would have been a problem.