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Socrates taught that we should question everything, even the law. He was both greatly loved and profoundly hated.

a. That he was both greatly loved and profoundly hated, Socrates taught that we should question everything, even the law.
b. Socrates taught that we should question everything, even the law, so he was both greatly loved and profoundly hated.
c. Socrates taught that we should question everything, even the law, which he was both greatly loved and profoundly hated.
d. Socrates taught that we should question everything, even the law, for he was both greatly loved and profoundly hated.
  1. b. The conjunction so indicates a causal relationship: Socrates taught [something obviously controversial],… so he was . . . both loved and . . . hated. Choice c is incorrect because it has a misplaced modifier.

Test ID: 413
Source: 501 Grammar and Writing Questions