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According to recent studies comparing the nutritional value of meat from wild animals and meat from domesticated animals, wild animals have less total fat than do livestock fed on grain and more of a kind of fat they think is good for cardiac health.

A. wild animals have less total fat than do livestock fed on grain and more of a kind of fat they think is
B. wild animals have less total fat than livestock fed on grain and more of a kind of fat thought to be
C. wild animals have less total fat than that of livestock fed on grain and have more fat of a kind thought to be
D. total fat of wild animals is less than livestock fed on grain and they have more fat of a kind thought to be
E. total fat is less in wild animals than that of livestock fed on grain and more of their fat is of a kind they think is
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11 Jul 2007, 20:49
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According to recent studies comparing the nutritional value of meat from wild animals and meat from domesticated animals, wild animals have less total fat than do livestock fed on grain and more of a kind of fat they think is good for cardiac health.

A. wild animals have less total fat than do livestock fed on grain and more of a kind of fat they think is
B. wild animals have less total fat than livestock fed on grain and more of a kind of fat thought to be
C. wild animals have less total fat than that of livestock fed on grain and have more fat of a kind thought to be
D. total fat of wild animals is less than livestock fed on grain and they have more fat of a kind thought to be
E. total fat is less in wild animals than that of livestock fed on grain and more of their fat is of a kind they think is

B is the best answer. It properly compares 'wild animals' with 'livestock'
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12 Jul 2007, 13:45
B also has a problem. It needs a have. I see C as a lesser of the evils
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12 Jul 2007, 16:01
It is between B and C. I'll pick B, though not perfect. It is slightly better than C.
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12 Jul 2007, 17:31
N750 wrote:
It is between B and C. I'll pick B, though not perfect. It is slightly better than C.

C has an incorrect comparision- wild animals and fat of livestock

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13 Jul 2007, 13:29
Got confused b/w B and C...although B is better...doesn't it need a 'do' after than:
wild animals have less fat than (do) livestock fed on grain...any thoughts??
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13 Jul 2007, 23:00
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Got confused b/w B and C...although B is better...doesn't it need a 'do' after than:
wild animals have less fat than (do) livestock fed on grain...any thoughts??

You are right. But, i have seen that, in many cases, do or does is omitted for brevity. If there is an answer choice that uses do, i would choose that one, provided everything else is correct. bottomline, this can be omitted in some cases.
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10 Jun 2011, 05:16
This question is kind of confusing I found a lot of trouble in choosing between B and C
Re: SC nutritional value   [#permalink] 10 Jun 2011, 05:16
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