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Often incorrectly referred to as a tidal wave, a tsunami, a seismic sea wave that can reach up to 150 miles per hour in speed and 200 feet high, is caused by underwater earthquakes or volcanic eruptions.

(A) up to 150 miles per hour in speed and 200 feet high, is
(B) up to 150 miles per hour in speed and heights of up to 200 feet, is
(C) speeds of up to 150 miles per hour and 200 feet high, are
(D) speeds of up to 150 miles per hour and heights of up to 200 feet, is
(E) speeds of up to 150 miles per hour and as high as 200 feet, are
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 [#permalink] New post 17 Jul 2007, 13:21
I suppose the answer should be D for parallelism.
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 [#permalink] New post 17 Jul 2007, 13:40
D for me too

A seems incorrect b/c of unparallel construction.
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 [#permalink] New post 19 Jul 2007, 11:44
stevegt wrote:
Ashwin_Mohan wrote:
I suppose the answer should be D for parallelism.


why not A?


should have been

up to 150 miles per hour in speed and 200 feet in height, is
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stevegt wrote:
Ashwin_Mohan wrote:
I suppose the answer should be D for parallelism.


why not A?


should have been

up to 150 miles per hour in speed and 200 feet in height, is


How do we know that "in height" is not an understood but correct ellpsis?
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Re: Often incorrectly referred to as a tidal wave, a tsunami, a [#permalink] New post 08 Feb 2013, 02:11
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I agree that d is correct considering parallelism, but what about count and uncount...150 mph is uncount so how can we use plural speeds......
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