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Sentence Correction 46

    If there was ever a time when critical thinking was a moral imperative, and credulity a calamitous sin, it is now.

    1. If there were ever times when critical thinking was a moral imperative,
    2. If there were ever a time when critical thinking is a moral imperative,
    3. If there was ever a time when critical thinking is a moral imperative,
    4. No corrections required

 

  • Correct Answer
    Choice (D)

Detailed Solution

There are no errors in the given sentence.

'If there was ever..' is used to cite a perfect example or case that meets the said conditions.

Note that the past subjunctive ("if there were") is only appropriate in stating conditions that are contrary to fact. This is not the case in the given sentence.

Correct Answer: D



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