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Poodles as Sporting Dogs

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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.

Poodles were originally developed as a sporting breed and are often used as retrievers, guide dogs, and performers, as they are highly intelligent and learn tricks quickly.

A

as a sporting breed and are often used as retrievers, guide dogs, and performers, as they are highly intelligent and learn tricks quickly.

B

as a sporting breed, and are often used as retrievers, guide dogs, and performers, seeing as they are highly intelligent and learn tricks quickly.

C

as a breed for sports, often being used as retrievers, guide dogs, and performers, because they are highly intelligent, learning tricks quickly.

D

as a sporting breed; however, they are often used as retrievers, guide dogs, and performers, as they are highly intelligent and learn tricks quickly.

E

as a sporting breed and are often used as retrievers and guide dogs, and also as performers, as they are often highly intelligent and can learn tricks quickly.