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The use of chemical pesticides in this country is [#permalink] New post 20 May 2004, 23:45
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The use of chemical pesticides in this country is <<equally extensive or more so than ten years ago. >>
(A) equally extensive or more so than ten years ago
(B) equal to or more extensive than ten years ago
(C) as extensive as ten years ago or more
(D) equal to, if not more, than ten years ago
(E) as extensive as it was ten years ago, if not more so

Plz explain your answer.
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Re: SC: pesticides [#permalink] New post 21 May 2004, 02:43
marine wrote:
The use of chemical pesticides in this country is <<equally extensive or more so than ten years ago. >>
(A) equally extensive or more so than ten years ago
(B) equal to or more extensive than ten years ago
(C) as extensive as ten years ago or more
(D) equal to, if not more, than ten years ago
(E) as extensive as it was ten years ago, if not more so

Plz explain your answer.


Answer should be "E", the original sentence has Comparision problem.

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 [#permalink] New post 21 May 2004, 02:44
The answer is E. Here the sentence talks about the "use" of the pesticide. So , logically there should be.....as it was. Other options are devoid of this. Hence the solution is E.
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 [#permalink] New post 21 May 2004, 07:46
E should be the answer.

Same reasons as given by Dharmin & Mayur
  [#permalink] 21 May 2004, 07:46
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