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Which one of the following does each passage indicate is typical of writing in the respective professions discussed in the passage?

This sentence sounds grammatically wrong to me because of the bold part. It sounds like two verbs (indicate, is) are coming at the same time. Can someone explain how this sentence is structured?

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It's a clunky sentence, because it's trying to cram too much in; but it's entirely grammatical.

indicate and is fall together because what lies between them in an ordinary declarative sentence has been 'moved' to the front of the sentence to cast the sentence as a question.

Let's shorten the sentence, for clarity, and unpack it into its declarative form:

  Which X does each passage indicate          is typical?
           ↳................↓ (take out the do-support)
  Which X      Each passage indicates 
     ↳................................↓ (put the interrogative back in its ordinary place)
               Each passage indicates which X is typical

That's how wh- questions work: the 'value' you're looking for is indicated by the wh- phrase, and where it fits in the sentence is indicated by the 'gap', the place where something is missing.

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Consider

  1. Which one of the following is typical of writing in the respective professions discussed in the passage? It's a question, isn't it?

  2. [ ... one of the following does each passage indicate] It's a positive declarative, isn't it ?

    The declarative is occurred within the question to specify the subject * one of the following* by telling us that it is already mentioned by each passage.

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