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The Clumsy Gymnast

GMAT-GTM4T7

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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.

Attempting to stick her landing in front of a large crowd, the gymnast tripped over the mat and tumbled out-of-bounds.

A

the gymnast tripped over the mat and tumbled out-of-bounds.

B

the mat tripped the gymnast who tumbled out-of-bounds.

C

the mat tripped the gymnast, who tumbled out-of-bounds.

D

the gymnast tripped over the mat, which made her tumble out-of-bounds.

E

the mat caught on the foot of the gymnast, causing her to tumble out-of-bounds.