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Pole Vaulting

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Read the following passage, which contains some underlined or numbered words or phrases. Each of the answer choices contains alternatives for the underlines; choose the one that fits best grammatically or stylistically. If you think the original is the best answer, choose Choice ‘A’, or NO CHANGE.

Questions about specific parts of the passage or about the passage as a whole are identified by numbers only, not underlines. These will be associated with specific questions.

Pole Vaulting Blind

Created for Albert.io. September 2014

But her vision grew even worse in her sophomore year, so (5) she decided to deemphasize running events and had concentrated on pole vaulting.

A

NO CHANGE

B

she decides to deemphasize running events and concentrates on pole vaulting.

C

she decided to deemphasize running events and concentrate on pole vaulting.

D

she has decided to deemphasize running events and concentrated on pole vaulting.