Asked by Zabiba Jawany on Mar 10, 2024

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Read the paragraph below, and answer the questions that follow.
(1) Sadly, this college is part of a national trend. (2) Date rate is on the rise. (3) To stop date rape, college administrators and students must understand and deal with is possible causes. (4) First, some fraternities and male peer groups on campus promote an attitude of disrespect toward women. (5) This mentality sets the stage for date rape. (6) Second, alcohol and drugs erode good judgment and self-control. (7) The kegs, barrels, and bags consumed at many parties here put students at risk, including the risk of date rape. (8) A third cause of date rape is miscommunication between men and women. (9) Men and women often have different ideas of what date rape is or even if it exists. (10) We need campus workshops in which we can discuss this issue openly and come to some understanding between the sexes. (11) Date rape is a serious problem that can ruin lives. (12) We can make a difference by addressing the causes of date rape: the male mentality of disrespect, heavy campus use of alcohol and drugs, and the differing views of men and women.
⎯ Michael White Moon, Student
Which of the following is a transitional expression that indicates cause or effect?

A) Sadly
B) To stop date rape
C) A third cause

Transitional Expression

Phrases or words used to connect one idea to another, smooth the flow of writing, and help guide the reader from one point to the next.

Date Rape

A form of sexual assault where the offender and the victim have an existing social relationship, often occurring during social engagements.

Fraternities

Social organizations, typically for men, usually associated with a college or university, that often focus on community service, academic, and professional networking.

  • Identify linguistic markers indicating causality.
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Jordan Vejar

Mar 10, 2024

Final Answer :
C
Explanation :
"A third cause" introduces a cause-effect relationship between the previous sentences and the sentence that follows.