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What was as remarkable as the development of the compact

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What was as remarkable as the development of the compact [#permalink] New post 29 Jun 2008, 03:26
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What was as remarkable as the development of the compact disc has been the use of the new technology to revitalize, in better sound than was ever efore possible, some of the classic recorded performances of the pre-LP era.

(A)...
(B) The thing that was as remarkable as developing
(C) No less remarkable than the development of the compact disc.
(D) Developing the compact disc has been none the less remarkable than
(E) Development of the compact disc has been no less remarkable as

OA is (C).

Why not (A)?

I am reall unfamilar with this sentence structure. I know I have to memorise it.

Can any give me some examples?
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Re: OG SC question: cannot understand answer explanation [#permalink] New post 29 Jun 2008, 05:32
Hi,

The comparison here is between development of compact disc and the new technology that revitalizes some of the classic recorded performances.

Now try looking at the options

(A)What was as remarkable as the development of the compact disc
Improper comparison
(B) The thing that was as remarkable as developing
Improper comparison
(C) No less remarkable than the development of the compact disc.
Correct comparison.
(D) Developing the compact disc has been none the less remarkable than
Improper comparison, also awkward
(E) Development of the compact disc has been no less remarkable as
Improper comparison,also awkward
Re: OG SC question: cannot understand answer explanation   [#permalink] 29 Jun 2008, 05:32
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