The use of chemical pesticides in this country is equally extensive or more so than ten year ago.
(B) equally to or more extensive than ten years ago
(C) as extensive as ten years ago or more
(D) as extensive as it was ten years ago, if not more than.
(E) as extensive as it was ten years ago, if not more so.
let us ...
"the use of pestisides" is subject that is compared here.
so choice A .
A - it should be
1) ten years
2) comparsion should be between the "use of .." in present time and "the use of" ten years ago"
B - same as A
C - same problem
D and E uses correct comparision..
But D is incomplete
so best choice :E[/quote]