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# Byron possessed powers of observation that would have made

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Byron possessed powers of observation that would have made him a great anthropologist and that makes his letters as a group the rival of the best novels of the time.

(A) makes his letters as a group the rival of
(B) makes his letters as a group one to rival
(C) makes his letters a group rivaling
(D) make his letters as a group the rival of
(E) make his letters a group which is the rival of
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24 Aug 2006, 12:05
Simply D

POWERS MAKE, so D and E left

a group of letters is a rival to best novels... Placement of WHICH in E says that group was a rival... wrong comparison
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24 Aug 2006, 20:13
D it is..

keeps the senetence parallel as well consistent with subject-verb agreement..powers make..
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24 Aug 2006, 20:56
Futuristic wrote:
Byron possessed powers of observation that would have made him a great anthropologist and that makes his letters as a group the rival of the best novels of the time.

(A) makes his letters as a group the rival of
(B) makes his letters as a group one to rival
(C) makes his letters a group rivaling
(D) make his letters as a group the rival of
(E) make his letters a group which is the rival of

(D) possessed powers of X that make his letters Y of the best novels of the time

possessed powers of ... make (number agreement/ powers make and power makes)
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26 Aug 2006, 10:48
Late but "D"
26 Aug 2006, 10:48
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