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Malpractice Suit

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Directions
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.

Among the factors contributing to the malpractice was his childish assumption no one would question the procedure and his addiction to alcohol.

A

was his childish assumption no one would question the procedure

B

were his childish assumptions no one would question the procedure

C

were his childish assumption no one would question the procedure,

D

was his childish assumption no one was going to question the procedure

E

was his childish assumption no one might question the procedure