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Sentence Correction: Tenses - Reported Speech

After reviewing a recent survey into parenthood, psychologists claimed that the majority of parents believed that they would probably be happier without children although many stated that they will feel less satisfied with their lives.

Incorrect.

Although this answer choice corrects the original Reported Speech error by changing will to would, it creates a new one. In Reported Speech, when the reporting verb is in the Past tense (claimed), the following conjugated verbs should also be in the Past. However, state is in the Present.

In addition, this answer choice changes the meaning of the original question by changing After to Upon. Upon implies immediacy, while After implies a time lag, even if a short one. 

Very well done!

This answer choice corrects the Reported Speech mistake by changing will (future) to would (past).

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Incorrect.

Although this answer choice corrects the original Reported Speech error by changing will (future) to would (past), it creates a new one. In Reported Speech, when the reporting verb is in the Past tense (claimed), the following conjugated verbs should also be in the Past. However, will...be (happier) is in the Present.

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Incorrect.

Although this answer choice corrects the original Reported Speech error by changing will (future) to would (past), it creates a new one. In Reported Speech, when the reporting verb is in the Past tense (claimed), the following conjugated verbs should also be in the Past. However, believe is in the Present.

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Incorrect.

This answer choice is grammatically incorrect. In Reported Speech, when the reporting verb is in the Past tense (claimed), the following conjugated verbs should also be in the Past. However, will feel is in the Future.

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After reviewing a recent survey into parenthood, psychologists claimed that the majority of parents believed that they would probably be happier without children although many stated that they will
After reviewing a recent survey into parenthood, psychologists claimed that the majority of parents believe that they would probably be happier without children although many stated that they would
Psychologists, having reviewed a recent survey into parenthood, claimed that the majority of parents believed that they will probably be happier without children although many stated that they would
Having reviewed a recent survey into parenthood, psychologists claimed that the majority of parents believed that they would probably be happier without children; nevertheless, many stated that they would
Upon reviewing a recent survey into parenthood, psychologists claimed that the majority of parents believed that they would probably be happier without children although many state that they would