He asked me what about going for a swim.

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Is A the correct answer? Why not letter C?
 
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The head sentence is ungrammatical and incorrectly written, and the given 'correct' answer is completely wrong.

You should close that website and never return to it, Luis. It's awful.

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"What about going for a swim?" is natural enough, but I'm not so sure about the rest

Where did you find that?
 

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I would understand any verbally, but as written you need some punctuation.
 

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I see no need for any punctuation in B, C or D.
 

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Try:

He asked me if I wanted to go for a swim.
 

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Hey, guys, click on the link I posted. The question, the options, and the answer are there.
 

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Hey, guys, Please click on the link I posted. The question, the options, and the answer are there.

Please note my changes above. It would have helped if you had copied the question and the options yourself. When I clicked on the link, I saw that the first line was punctuated properly on the linked website, and the options were laid out one below the other (as suggested in post #8).

Anyhow, I don't know who is in charge of that website but, if I were you, I wouldn't take any English advice from it if that's the standard of its advice.
 

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The head sentence is ungrammatical and incorrectly written, and the given 'correct' answer is completely wrong.

You should close that website and never return to it, Luis. It's awful.
 
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The most natural for me is C). B & D) are grammatically possible, but not conversational. A) is definitely wrong. I opened the site and looked at one of the other quizzes, and it was awful- virtually every single question had at least one error, and some were barely comprehensible.
 
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