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(A). Because they use static allocation for variables. 

For recursion to work we need dynamic allocation of local data. In most languages this is done using a stack. 

Modern FORTRAN actually does this and allows recursion. 

Ref: http://stackoverflow.com/questions/14664098/what-properties-must-a-language-have-to-support-recursion

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