Source: Official Guide for the GMAT 13th Ed. Sentence Correction; #10 Official Guide for the GMAT 2015 14th Ed. Sentence Correction; #10

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The widely accepted big bang theory holds

The widely accepted big bang theory holds that the universe began in an explosive instant ten to twenty billion years ago and have been expanding ever since.

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Srivatsa Pillutla

HI Mike,
Can we eliminate options D and E because "The widely accepted big bang theory holds" should be followed by That . or am i wrong?
Please let me know.
Thanks.

Jan 22, 2017 • Comment

Adam

Hi Srivatasa,

Yes, the lack of the "that" does rule out (D) and (E)!

Best,
Adam

Jan 22, 2017 • Reply

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Gravatar Mike McGarry, Magoosh Tutor

May 22, 2013 • Comment

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