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Chicago, where industrial growth in the nineteenth century was more rapid than any other American city, was plagued by labor troubles like the Pullman Strikes of 1894.
(A) where industrial growth in the nineteenth century was more rapid than any other American city
(B) which had industrial growth in the nineteenth century more rapid than that of other American cities
(C) which had growth industrially more rapid than any other American city in the nineteenth century
(D) whose industrial growth in the nineteenth century was more rapid than any other American city
(E) whose industrial growth in the nineteenth century was more rapid than that of any other American city
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21 Jan 2005, 15:09
A) where industrial growth in the nineteenth century was more rapid than any other American city

I think it is missing an in. So I reject this.

than in any other American city

(B) which had industrial growth in the nineteenth century more rapid than that of other American cities
Ackward

(C) which had growth industrially more rapid than any other American city in the nineteenth century
Ackward

(D) whose industrial growth in the nineteenth century was more rapid than any other American city
Comparison problem.
Industrial growth is compared with other American City.

(E) whose industrial growth in the nineteenth century was more rapid than that of any other American city
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21 Jan 2005, 15:11
(A) where industrial growth in the nineteenth century was more rapid than any other American city Wrong
(B) which (wrong) had industrial growth in the nineteenth century more rapid than that of other American cities Wrong
(C) which had growth industrially more rapid than any other American city in the nineteenth century Wrong
(D) whose industrial growth in the nineteenth century was more rapid than any other American city Wrong
(E) whose industrial growth in the nineteenth century was more rapid than that of any other American city Correct

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21 Jan 2005, 15:24
E it is...., we are comparing industrial growth, so E has the right comparison, we have to use whose, because we are talking about a particular attribute of Chicago (noun)...
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21 Jan 2005, 18:57
E fits in right....Comparing growth with other cities growth
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19 Apr 2005, 08:39
saurya_s wrote:
what is wrong with B?

(B) which had industrial growth in the nineteenth century more rapid than that of other American cities.

it has problem of comparision. In B, it should be "which had industrial growth in the nineteenth century more rapid than that of any other American cities'.

E fixes this problem. therefore, E is best.
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19 Apr 2005, 11:26
Folaa3, you picked (E) twice, but I don't think you're gonna take 2 points for that in the actual GMAT
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19 Apr 2005, 11:34
thearch wrote:
Folaa3, you picked (E) twice, but I don't think you're gonna take 2 points for that in the actual GMAT

ha Dreams can come true you know
19 Apr 2005, 11:34
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