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Question:

Preparing for the vocabulary test was a test of patience and a lot of hard work, but all my studying paid off in the end with my high score.
Which is the most effective way to rewrite the sentence?

A It took a lot of hard work and patience to study for my vocabulary test, but my high score made it all worth it in the end.
Explaination

This answer choice is the simplest and most efficient way of expressing the same ideas that are in the original sentence. The remainder of the answer choices contain redundancies, passive language, and poor sentence structure.