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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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30 Sep 2006, 09:39
A --- Usage of â€˜wereâ€™ is wrong
B --- Usage of â€˜wereâ€™ is wrong

C - correct

D --- that wrongly modifies â€˜The Adventures of Huckleberry Finnâ€™ and is unnecessary
use of â€˜asâ€™ is not appropriate

E --- that wrongly modifies â€˜The Adventures of Huckleberry Finnâ€™ and is unnecessary
use of â€˜asâ€™ is inappropriate.
â€˜wrote a letter in the same year of publicationâ€™ awkward
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30 Sep 2006, 09:47
A) SVA Adventures of Huckleberry Finn (singular) were (plural)
B) passive
C) correct
D & E) wordy and awkward
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30 Sep 2006, 21:17
ayushi wrote:
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

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

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01 Oct 2006, 07:15
Thanx everyone..

The OA is C
01 Oct 2006, 07:15
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