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11. A letter by Mark Twain, written in the same year as The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn were published, reveals that Twain provided financial assistance to one of the first Black students at Yale Law School.
(A) A letter by Mark Twain, written in the same year as The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn were published,
(B) A letter by Mark Twain, written in the same year of publication as The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn,
(C) A letter by Mark Twain, written in the same year that The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn was published,
(D) Mark Twain wrote a letter in the same year as he published The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn that
(E) Mark Twain wrote a letter in the same year of publication as The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn that
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 [#permalink] New post 30 Sep 2006, 09:39
A --- Usage of ‘were’ is wrong
B --- Usage of ‘were’ is wrong

C - correct

D --- that wrongly modifies ‘The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn’ and is unnecessary
use of ‘as’ is not appropriate

E --- that wrongly modifies ‘The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn’ and is unnecessary
use of ‘as’ is inappropriate.
‘wrote a letter in the same year of publication’ awkward
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A) SVA Adventures of Huckleberry Finn (singular) were (plural)
B) passive
C) correct
D & E) wordy and awkward
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Re: SC question [#permalink] New post 30 Sep 2006, 21:17
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11. A letter by Mark Twain, written in the same year as The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn were published, reveals that Twain provided financial assistance to one of the first Black students at Yale Law School.
(A) A letter by Mark Twain, written in the same year as The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn were published,
(B) A letter by Mark Twain, written in the same year of publication as The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn,
(C) A letter by Mark Twain, written in the same year that The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn was published,
(D) Mark Twain wrote a letter in the same year as he published The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn that
(E) Mark Twain wrote a letter in the same year of publication as The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn that
Please explain


It's C.
Note the use of "that". It's correct to use 'that' in this manner.

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 [#permalink] New post 01 Oct 2006, 07:15
Thanx everyone..

The OA is C
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