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  1. In the U.S., German luxury brands have succeeded in getting people who might have once thought the cars were out of their league in buying and leasing some snazzy rides.

    1. have succeeded in getting people who might have once thought the cars were out of their league in buying and leasing some snazzy rides
    2. have succeeded in getting people who might have once thought the cars were out of their league to buy and lease some snazzy rides
    3. have succeeded in getting people who once might have thought the cars were out of their league to buy and lease some snazzy rides
    4. has succeeded in getting people who might have once thought the cars were out of their league to buy and lease some snazzy rides
    5. has succeeded in getting people who might have once thought the cars were out of their league in buying and leasing some snazzy rides
  2. Reporting a 90 percent drop in net income during the second quarter, dragged down by restructuring charges and weak sales, the earnings guidance for the year was withdrawn by Best Buy Co.

    1. Reporting a 90 percent drop in net income during the second quarter, dragged down by restructuring charges and weak sales, the earnings guidance for the year was withdrawn by Best Buy Co.
    2. Best Buy Co. is reporting a 90 percent drop in net income during the second quarter, dragged down by restructuring charges and weak sales; the company also withdrew its earnings guidance for the year.
    3. Reporting a 90 percent drop in net income during the second quarter dragged down by restructuring charges and weak sales, Best Buy Co. withdrew the earnings guidance for the year.
    4. Best Buy Co. has reported a 90 percent drop in net income during the second quarter, dragged down by restructuring charges and weak sales; the company has also withdrawn its earnings guidance for the year.
    5. Best Buy Co. is reporting a 90 percent drop in net income during the second quarter, dragged down by restructuring charges and weak sales; the company has also withdrawn its earnings guidance for the year.
  3. Thieves steal Hondas and Toyotas from the 1990s more than other models because they can chop them up and sell them for parts that are worth more than the car.

    1. more than other models because they can chop them up and sell them for parts that are worth more than the car
    2. more than they steal other models because they can chop them up and sell them for parts that are worth more than the car
    3. more than they do other models because they can dismantle the cars and sell the parts that are worth more than the car
    4. more than other models because they can chop the cars up and sell them for parts that are worth more than the car
    5. more than other models because they can dismantle them up and sell them for parts that are worth more than the car
  4. Hopes that the European Central Bank will reach a deal to help Spain and Italy borrow at cheaper rates has nudged financial markets higher.

    1. Spain and Italy borrow at cheaper rates has nudged financial markets higher
    2. Spain and Italy borrow at cheaper rates have nudged financial markets to higher levels
    3. Spain and Italy borrow at cheaper rates has nudged financial markets to higher levels
    4. Spain and Italy borrow at cheaper rates nudged financial markets to higher levels
    5. Spain and Italy borrow at cheaper rates nudged financial markets higher
  5. Fought on 22 August 1485, the Lancastrians won The Battle of Bosworth Field, the last significant battle of the Wars of the Roses, the civil war between the House of Lancaster and the House of York that raged across England in the latter half of the 15th century.

    1. Fought on 22 August 1485, the Lancastrians won The Battle of Bosworth Field, the last significant battle of the Wars of the Roses, the civil war between the House of Lancaster and the House of York that raged across England in the latter half of the 15th century
    2. Fought on 22 August 1485, The Battle of Bosworth Field- the last significant battle of the Wars of the Roses, the civil war between the House of Lancaster and the House of York that raged across England in the latter half of the 15th century- was won by the Lancastrians
    3. Fought on 22 August 1485, the Lancastrians won The Battle of Bosworth Field- the last significant battle of the Wars of the Roses- the civil war between the House of Lancaster and the House of York that raged across England in the latter half of the 15th century
    4. The Lancastrians won The Battle of Bosworth Field, fought on 22 August 1485, the last significant battle of the Wars of the Roses, the civil war between the House of Lancaster and the House of York that raged across England in the latter half of the 15th century
    5. The Lancastrians won The Battle of Bosworth Field fought on 22 August 1485; it was the last significant battle of the Wars of the Roses- the civil war between the House of Lancaster and the House of York that raged across England in the latter half of the 15th century
  6. Unlike Ancient Greek art which saw the veneration of the animal form and the development of equivalent skills to show musculature, poise, beauty and anatomically correct proportions, Ancient Roman art depicted gods as idealized humans, shown with characteristic distinguishing features.

    1. Unlike Ancient Greek art which saw the veneration of the animal form and the development of equivalent skills to show musculature
    2. Ancient Greek art saw the veneration of the animal form and the development of equivalent skills to show musculature
    3. While Ancient Greek art saw the veneration of the animal form and developed equivalent skills to show musculature
    4. While Ancient Greek art venerated the animal form and developed equivalent skills to show musculature
    5. Unlike Ancient Greek art which venerated the animal form and the development of equivalent skills to show musculature

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