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# A large and increasingly influential sector of publishing,

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A large and increasingly influential sector of publishing, 20 percent of all the National and American Book awards since 1950 have gone to university-press books.
(A) A large and increasingly influential sector of publishing, 20 percent of all the National and American Book awards since 1950 have gone to university-press books.
(B) A large and increasingly influential sector of publishing, university-press books have won 20 percent of all the National and American Book awards since 1950.
(C) Increasingly influential as a large sector of publishing, 20 percent of all the National and American Book awards since 1950 have gone to university-press books.
(D) Since 1950, a large and increasingly influential sector of publishing, 20 percent of all the National and American Book awards have gone to university-press books.
(E) Since 1950, university-press books, a large and increasingly influential sector of publishing, won 20 percent of all the National and American Book awards from then on.
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12 Oct 2008, 09:03
spriya wrote:
A large and increasingly influential sector of publishing, 20 percent of all the National and American Book awards since 1950 have gone to university-press books.
(A) A large and increasingly influential sector of publishing, 20 percent of all the National and American Book awards since 1950 have gone to university-press books.
(B) A large and increasingly influential sector of publishing, university-press books have won 20 percent of all the National and American Book awards since 1950.
(C) Increasingly influential as a large sector of publishing, 20 percent of all the National and American Book awards since 1950 have gone to university-press books.
(D) Since 1950, a large and increasingly influential sector of publishing, 20 percent of all the National and American Book awards have gone to university-press books.
(E) Since 1950, university-press books, a large and increasingly influential sector of publishing, won 20 percent of all the National and American Book awards from then on.

(A),(C) and (D) have modifier isssue.
"from then on" in (E) is repetitive. I will go with (B).
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12 Oct 2008, 09:35
OA is B
but in B University press books have appeared wrong to me .Modifier for this was a singular !!!
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12 Oct 2008, 09:40
spriya wrote:
OA is B
but in B University press books have appeared wrong to me .Modifier for this was a singular !!!

I agree, I stumbled into the same problem. But, other answer choices were clearly wrong and hence went with (B).

Supposedly, the "A large and increasingly influential sector of publishing," should refer to the university-press rather than the books. However, this answer choice was the closest. I am assuming this is from 1000 SC.
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12 Oct 2008, 09:43
leonidas wrote:
spriya wrote:
OA is B
but in B University press books have appeared wrong to me .Modifier for this was a singular !!!

I agree, I stumbled into the same problem. But, other answer choices were clearly wrong and hence went with (B).

Supposedly, the "A large and increasingly influential sector of publishing," should refer to the university-press rather than the books. However, this answer choice was the closest. I am assuming this is from 1000 SC.

yes this from 1000 sc and again i ended up marking E since i did not read that optio properly !!
thanks anyways for clarifying
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