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18.Though research shows that not more than 20 patients should be accommodated in each hospital ward, developing countries state that wards with less patients cost thrice as much as maintaining existing hospital wards.
A. wards with less patients cost twice as much as maintaining existing hospital wards..
B. wards with less patients cost twice as much to maintain as existing hospital wards do
C. maintaining wards with less patients cost twice as much as existing hospital wards do
D. maintaining wards with less patients cost twice as much as it does for existing hospital wards.
E. to maintain wards with less patients cost twice as much as for existing hospital wards.


Oa is b.
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Re: Please explain [#permalink] New post 01 Jun 2009, 17:12
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18.Though research shows that not more than 20 patients should be accommodated in each hospital ward, developing countries state that wards with less patients cost thrice as much as maintaining existing hospital wards.
A. wards with less patients cost twice as much as maintaining existing hospital wards..
B. wards with less patients cost twice as much to maintain as existing hospital wards do
C. maintaining wards with less patients cost twice as much as existing hospital wards do
D. maintaining wards with less patients cost twice as much as it does for existing hospital wards.
E. to maintain wards with less patients cost twice as much as for existing hospital wards.


Oa is b.


I thinking it should with 'maintaing' since this is has to be the subject.

E -- is out for wrong comparision. ( but I think ' to maintain' is correct here).

So only C and D are left.

I chose D for clarity. 'it' also refers to 'cost' in option D .

IMO D.
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Re: Please explain [#permalink] New post 01 Jun 2009, 21:36
vaivish1723 wrote:
18.Though research shows that not more than 20 patients should be accommodated in each hospital ward, developing countries state that wards with less patients cost thrice as much as maintaining existing hospital wards.
A. wards with less patients cost twice as much as maintaining existing hospital wards..
B. wards with less patients cost twice as much to maintain as existing hospital wards do
C. maintaining wards with less patients cost twice as much as existing hospital wards do
D. maintaining wards with less patients cost twice as much as it does for existing hospital wards.
E. to maintain wards with less patients cost twice as much as for existing hospital wards.


Oa is b.


B... this one is same as paved roads in OG.
B maintains the parallelism but going with the flow as mentioned in previous clause of the sentence.
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Re: Please explain [#permalink] New post 02 Jun 2009, 05:23
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vaivish1723 wrote:
18.Though research shows that not more than 20 patients should be accommodated in each hospital ward, developing countries state that wards with less patients cost thrice as much as maintaining existing hospital wards.
A. wards with less patients cost twice as much as maintaining existing hospital wards..
B. wards with less patients cost twice as much to maintain as existing hospital wards do
C. maintaining wards with less patients cost twice as much as existing hospital wards do
D. maintaining wards with less patients cost twice as much as it does for existing hospital wards.
E. to maintain wards with less patients cost twice as much as for existing hospital wards.


Oa is b.


B... this one is same as paved roads in OG.
B maintains the parallelism but going with the flow as mentioned in previous clause of the sentence.


Ya, I see the error in D. it should be 'costs' instead of 'cost' since 'maintaining' is singular. (should have shown little bit more patience.... this is how I lose lot of points in SC section)

I agree with B.
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