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Since 1990 the global economy has grown more than it did during the 10,000 years from the beginning of agriculture to 1950.

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B) Since 1990 the growth of the global economy has been more than that during 10,000 years, from when the agriculture began

C) The growth of the global economy since 1990 exceeds that which had been for 10,000 years from the beginning of agriculture

D) The growth of the global economy since 1990 exceeds what it has been for 10,000 years, from when agriculture began

E) The growth of the global economy since 1990 exceeds what it did for the 10,000 years from the beginning of agricultre
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17 Jun 2007, 19:20
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B and D tend to change the meaning while C is wordy and also "that which" is awkward.
Chose A over E because of the usage "during the 10,000 years from the beginning"
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23 Jun 2007, 04:51
robinantony wrote:
Whats the OA?

OA is A
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07 May 2015, 23:22
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Since 1990 the global economy has grown more than it did during the 10,000 years from the beginning of agriculture to 1950.

A)

B) Since 1990 the growth of the global economy has been more than that during 10,000 years, from when the agriculture began

C) The growth of the global economy since 1990 exceeds that which had been for 10,000 years from the beginning of agriculture

D) The growth of the global economy since 1990 exceeds what it has been for 10,000 years, from when agriculture began

E) The growth of the global economy since 1990 exceeds what it did for the 10,000 years from the beginning of agricultre

Ans A. Comparsion is correct.

B - from when the agri - seems wrong.

C - that which - wrong
D - from when agri began - wrong
E - what it did - Wrong comparsion
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