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Although it claims to delve into political issues, television can be superficial such as when each of the three major
networks
broadcast exactly the same statement from a political candidate.
(A) superficial such as when each of the three major networks
(B) superficial, as can sometimes occur if all of the three major networks
(C) superficial if the three major networks all
(D) superficial whenever each of the three major networks
(E) superficial, as when the three major networks each
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Beyond700 wrote:
Although it claims to delve into political issues, television can be superficial such as when each of the three major
networks broadcast exactly the same statement from a political candidate.
(A) superficial such as when each of the three major networks
(B) superficial, as can sometimes occur if all of the three major networks
(C) superficial if the three major networks all
(D) superficial whenever each of the three major networks
(E) superficial, as when the three major networks each

I will go with E

In A and D each of the three major networks require singular broadcast so eliminate them

In B - I prefer such as to as can in this case, since its using it as an example

C- three major networks all- awkard

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05 Dec 2007, 23:20
Although it claims to delve into political issues, television can be superficial such as when each of the three major
networks broadcast exactly the same statement from a political candidate.
(A) superficial such as when each of the three major networks
(B) superficial, as can sometimes occur if all of the three major networks
(C) superficial if the three major networks all
(D) superficial whenever each of the three major networks
(E) superficial, as when the three major networks each

I really think it's C. This sentence seems to be conditional. If you restructure option C, it is basically saying:

If the three major networks all broadcast exactly the same statement from a political candidate, then television can be superficial.

this sounds perfectly correct to me. also, the verb "broadcast" is plural, therefore, you have to go for an answer choice that has a plural subject. option A, D, and E use the word "each", therfore, they should be eliminated. In option B, "as can sometimes occur"? doesn't the word "can", by itself, say the same exact meaning? that's why i choose C.
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06 Dec 2007, 01:47
Beyond700 wrote:
Although it claims to delve into political issues, television can be superficial such as when each of the three major
networks broadcast exactly the same statement from a political candidate.

(A) superficial such as when each of the three major networks
(B) superficial, as can sometimes occur if all of the three major networks
(C) superficial if the three major networks all
(D) superficial whenever each of the three major networks
(E) superficial, as when the three major networks each

E too.

the three major networks each broadcast

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06 Dec 2007, 02:52
really? so when is "each" used as singular and when not? what's the OA?
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ok, i looked it up on the net. so whenever words such as "every" or "each" come right after the subject, those words have no bearing on the verb form...hmm...i never knew that! cool, so E it is
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tarek99 wrote:
really? so when is "each" used as singular and when not? what's the OA?

the three major networks each broadcast :- plural verb
each of three major networks broadcasts :- singular verb
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16 Apr 2008, 13:36
I know the OA is E, but I chose C while practicing and am not totally convinced that it's wrong. It can be superficial if the networks all broadcast the same message. What's wrong with this statement? In fact, I think E is wordy.

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21 May 2008, 12:34
tarek99 wrote:
ok, i looked it up on the net. so whenever words such as "every" or "each" come right after the subject, those words have no bearing on the verb form...hmm...i never knew that! cool, so E it is

Thanks. Now, I agree it will be E. This goes straight into my notebook and error log.
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08 Aug 2011, 12:00
IMO it should be C , why is C wrong , E seems wordy??
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