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In addition to having more protein -than wheat does, the protein in rice is higher quality than that in wheat,with more of the amino acids essential to the human diet.

(A) the protein in rice is higher quality than that in
(B) rice has protein of higher quality than that in
(C) the protein in rice is higher in quality than it is in
(D) rice protein is higher in quality than it is in
(E) rice has a protein higher in quality than
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In addition to having more protein - than wheat does, the protein in rice is higher quality than that in wheat, with more of the amino acids essential to the human diet.

Explanation:
Here the phrase ‘In addition to’ modifies 'rice' so, we can do away with options A, C & D.
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(A) the protein in rice is higher quality than that in --–> Discard it. Reason explained above.

(B) rice has protein of higher quality than that in ---> Correct.

(C) the protein in rice is higher in quality than it is in --–> Discard it. Reason explained above.

(D) rice protein is higher in quality than it is in --–> Discard it. Reason explained above.

(E) rice has a protein higher in quality than ---> Compares a protein with wheat, which is not the intended meaning of the original sentence. The original sentence intends to compare protein in rice with protein in wheat. Also, use of 'a' before 'protein' again changes the original meaning of the sentence. So, discard it.
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My choice is option B.

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This is a standard GMAT question -
In addition to having more protein -than wheat does, the protein in rice is higher quality than that in wheat,with more of the amino acids essential to the human diet.

comparison is b/w WHEAT and the thing in red!

so eliminate- A,C,D because RICE has to be compared with Wheat not the PROTEIN OR RICE PROTEIN!

B/W B AND E

eliminate E because -"rice has a protein higher in quality than wheat
incorrect comparison ..!
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kaushik04 wrote:
In addition to having more protein than wheat does, the protein in rice is higher quality than that in wheat,with more of the amino acids essential to the human diet.

(A) the protein in rice is higher quality than that in
(B) rice has protein of higher quality than that in
(C) the protein in rice is higher in quality than it is in
(D) rice protein is higher in quality than it is in
(E) rice has a protein higher in quality than

Everyone is saying A,C,D are wrong. PLease explain

This part is an initial modifier

In addition to having more protein than wheat does, ---- it refers to the next noun.
If you put the word "protein" right after it, you are saying that "the protein [in addition to having more protein than wheat does]" <--this is not correct : it's logically flawed.

Who/what has more protein than wheat ? the rice. Hence the word rice should follow that modifier.

Hope it's clear
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09 Mar 2009, 23:05
E

(A) the protein in rice is higher quality than that in
(B) rice has protein of higher quality than that in
(C) the protein in rice is higher in quality than it is in
(D) rice protein is higher in quality than it is in
(E) rice has a protein higher in quality than

A, C and D have the wrong modifier, B is also wrong b/c you are compared "rice" to "wheat", i.e., rice has better protein than wheat. Not rice has better protein than "that" in wheat.
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10 Mar 2009, 03:19
kaushik04 wrote:
In addition to having more protein -than wheat does, the protein in rice is higher quality than that in wheat,with more of the amino acids essential to the human diet.
(A) the protein in rice is higher quality than that in
(B) rice has protein of higher quality than that in
(C) the protein in rice is higher in quality than it is in
(D) rice protein is higher in quality than it is in
(E) rice has a protein higher in quality than

B

In addition to having more protein -than wheat does, modifies "rice"

SC is testing " Comparision"
A,C.D- > OUT -Apples to oranges - "the protein in rice" to wheat
E-> OUT -Apples to oranges - "quality of protein in rice" to wheat
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10 Mar 2009, 04:43
Technext wrote:
Explanation:
Here the phrase ‘In addition to’ modifies 'rice'

I think the modifier is In addition to having more protein - than wheat does (as pointed by YogaGirl) and not just In addition to (as I earlier stated).

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In addition to having more protein than wheat does, the protein in rice is higher quality than that in wheat,with more of the amino acids essential to the human diet.
(A) the protein in rice is higher quality than that in
(B) rice has protein of higher quality than that in
(C) the protein in rice is higher in quality than it is in
(D) rice protein is higher in quality than it is in
(E) rice has a protein higher in quality than

This seems to be a comparison question with the general format: in addition to x, y has z where the traits of y (i.e., x and z) are being elucidated. Consequently, it makes no sense to say that the protein in rice has more protein. It should say rice has more protein and rice has protein of higher quality.
Toward the end of the sentence, it should compare the protein of rice with THAT IN wheat since you need to compare like elements or objects. It does not make sense to compare rice protein with wheat.
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11 Mar 2009, 19:13
agree with B.

Testing Modifier and proper comparision skills.

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11 Jan 2010, 07:51
choices A,c and D are out since the phrase "In addition to having more protein " modifies rice is required instead of the proteitn

between option B and E the ans choice B is the best
since the option B only correct compares rice's protien with wheat's protien

so my choice is B
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11 Jan 2010, 09:10
It was between b and e. I wrongly picked e. I need to spend more time on each question. The a in answer e changes what it is compared to.
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11 Jan 2010, 15:21
its B. this question is from OG 10
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14 Jan 2011, 05:28
kaushik04 wrote:
In addition to having more protein -than wheat does, the protein in rice is higher quality than that in wheat,with more of the amino acids essential to the human diet.

(A) the protein in rice is higher quality than that in
(B) rice has protein of higher quality than that in
(C) the protein in rice is higher in quality than it is in
(D) rice protein is higher in quality than it is in
(E) rice has a protein higher in quality than

In comparison form, we have to compare comparable things. So B is correct.
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15 Jan 2011, 09:47
E.

Eliminate a and c as protien is not being modified but rice

rice protien does not compare well with wheat
parallelism issue with b & d both
e is concise and brings out the meaning well

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E--- if "that" is not present the comparison would be b/w high quality protein and rice
hence
B
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18 Jan 2012, 10:10
not D because, "rice protein " is a single word ....how "rice protein" can be available in wheat?? so, compare protein in rice with protein in wheat !
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18 Jan 2012, 23:55
IMO B
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i think E is wrong because of wrong comparison between protein and wheat rather than comparing protein in rice with protein(or use that) in wheat .....
E states that
rice has a protein higher in quality than wheat
thus changes the meaning.
correct me if i am wrong.
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19 Jan 2012, 04:13
OA is B
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In addition to having more protein than wheat does, the protein in rice is higher quality than that in wheat,with more of the amino acids essential to the human diet.

(A) the protein in rice is higher quality than that in
(B) rice has protein of higher quality than that in
(C) the protein in rice is higher in quality than it is in
(D) rice protein is higher in quality than it is in
(E) rice has a protein higher in quality than

Comparing Rice to Wheat here. hence, A,C,D out
B,E left. E says a protein. That is wrong. moreover, E compares protein in rice to wheat.
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