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Sentence Correction: Parallelism - A and/or/but B

In a number of known spirit possession ceremonies from sub-Saharan Africa, drumming is used to precipitate a trance state and inducing the possessed to perform parts of a revivified myth.

Incorrect.

The construction A and B (to precipitate ... and inducing) requires that and belong to the same part of speech. In this case, to precipitate is a non-conjugated verb of the to V (infinitive) type whereas inducing is a non-conjugated verb of the V+ing (gerund) type. 

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Incorrect.

While this answer choice corrects the Parallelism mistake in the original sentence, it is stylistically flawed due to ambiguity. It is unclear whether the phrase inducing the possessed...  refers to the trance or the drumming.

Incorrect.

While this answer choice corrects the Parallelism mistake in the original sentence, it changes the meaning of the original sentence. In the original sentence drumming is the cause of inducing. In this sentence, a trance state is the cause of this action. Compare:

Original sentence: Drumming (1) causes the trance state; and (2) induces the possessed ... 

This sentence: Drumming --> causes the trance state --> which induces the possessed ...

Well done!

This answer choice corrects the Parallelism mistake in the original sentence by changing the non-conjugated V+ing verb form inducing to the to V verb form induce, to match the parallel verb form to precipitate.

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Incorrect.

This answer choice repeats the original Parallelism mistake and introduces another grammatical mistake.

The construction A and B (to precipitate ... and inducing) requires that and belong to the same part of speech. In this case, to precipitate is a non-conjugated verb of the to V (infinitive) type whereas inducing is a non-conjugated verb of the V+ing (gerund) type. Furthermore, the phrase to performing is gramatically incorrect - only to perform is required.

trance state and inducing the possessed to perform parts

trance, inducing the possessed to perform parts
state of trance, which induces the possessed to perform a part
trance state and to induce the possessed to perform parts
trance state and inducing the possessed to performing parts