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Unlike that of the Native Americans of British Columbia, the Plains, and the Southwest, those of Puget Sound lived in relatively small, autonomous villages.
(A) Unlike that of
(B) Unlike those of
(C) Unlike
(D) In contrast to that of
(E) Dissimilar to

I am sort of confused...

Is the answer B?

Thanks in advance.

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 [#permalink] New post 17 Oct 2005, 14:13
C

"those of Puget Sound lived" this refers to the people.
Use of 'that' or 'those' as in A or B would mean village(s) and would mean illogical comparison btw 'village and people'
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 [#permalink] New post 17 Oct 2005, 14:23
Unlike that of the Native Americans of British Columbia, the Plains, and the Southwest, those of Puget Sound lived in relatively small, autonomous villages.
(A) Unlike that of
(B) Unlike those of
(C) Unlike
(D) In contrast to that of
(E) Dissimilar to

C,

those is refering to Native Americans so you can rewrite the sentence as:
Unlike the Native Americans of British Columbia, the Plains, and the Southwest, the Native Americans of Puget Sound lived in relatively small, autonomous villages.
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 [#permalink] New post 17 Oct 2005, 17:36
C - 'unlike' is correct as 'those' would refer to native americans. We can use 'those of' if we were saying 'unlike those of british columbia... ... those of puget sound lived...'
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Re: SC--Unlike those of... [#permalink] New post 17 Oct 2005, 18:07
celiaXDN wrote:
Unlike that of the Native Americans of British Columbia, the Plains, and the Southwest, those of Puget Sound lived in relatively small, autonomous villages.
(A) Unlike that of
(B) Unlike those of
(C) Unlike
(D) In contrast to that of
(E) Dissimilar to

I am sort of confused...

Is the answer B?

Thanks in advance.


"those" means the native, so it must be compared to " Native Americans".
C is sweet and correct!
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Re: SC--Unlike those of... [#permalink] New post 17 Oct 2005, 18:54
Thanks, I got it.
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Just couldn't get the meaning when I first looked at it...
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Re: SC--Unlike those of... [#permalink] New post 18 Oct 2005, 07:26
We should use instead of unlike that of or those of because those in the main clause refer to native americans.
C for me

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