317. Freedman’s survey showed that people living in small towns and rural areas consider themselves no happier than do people living in big cities.
(A) no happier than do people living
(B) not any happier than do people living
(C) not any happier than do people who live
(D) no happier than are people who are living
(E) not as happy as are people who live
Help me understand this.
My take on A.
B--->"not any" is improper usage
C---->Same as B
D---->Changes the meaning .This sentence states that people living in big cities are already happy
E----Same as D