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Broken Glass

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This question presents a sentence, part of which or all of which is underlined. Beneath the sentence, you will find five ways of phrasing the underlined part. The first of these repeats the original; the other four are different. If you think the original is best, choose the first answer; otherwise, choose one of the others.

The glass shattered on the floor upon being knocked off the counter.

A

upon being knocked off the counter.

B

upon getting knocked off the counter.

C

after being knocked off the counter.

D

after knocking off the counter.

E

upon knocking off the counter.