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According to one expert, the cause of genetic irregularities

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According to one expert, the cause of genetic irregularities [#permalink]

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According to one expert, the cause of genetic irregularities in many breeds of dog is not so much that dogs are being bred for looks or to meet other narrow criteria as that the breeds have relatively few founding members.

(A) the cause of genetic irregularities in many breeds of dog is not so much that dogs are being bred for looks or to meet other narrow criteria

(B) the cause of genetic irregularities in many breeds of dog is not as much their being bred for looks or meeting other narrow criteria as much

(C) it is not so much the cause of genetic irregularities in many breeds of dog that they are being bred for looks or meeting other narrow criteria as much

(D) it is not so much the cause of genetic irregularities in many breeds of dog is their being bred for looks or meeting other narrow criteria so much

(E) it is not so much the cause of genetic irregularities in many breeds of dog to be bred for looks or to meet other narrow criteria
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Re: SC : GENETIC IRREGULARITIES [#permalink]

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25 Jul 2008, 01:48
Either A or B. A is better, because of the usage of so much as.
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Re: SC : GENETIC IRREGULARITIES [#permalink]

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25 Jul 2008, 06:22
(A) the cause of genetic irregularities in many breeds of dog is not so much that dogs are being bred for looks or to meet other narrow criteria
Not ll

(B) the cause of genetic irregularities in many breeds of dog is not as much their being bred for looks or meeting other narrow criteria as much

(C) it is not so much the cause of genetic irregularities in many breeds of dog that they are being bred for looks or meeting other narrow criteria as much
Tense problem, no need to use progressive tense

(D) it is not so much the cause of genetic irregularities in many breeds of dog is their being bred for looks or meeting other narrow criteria so much
without conjunction/that , there cannot be two verb in one sentense

(E) it is not so much the cause of genetic irregularities in many breeds of dog to be bred for looks or to meet other narrow criteria
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I think B
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Re: SC : GENETIC IRREGULARITIES [#permalink]

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25 Jul 2008, 20:04
THE OA IS A
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Re: SC : GENETIC IRREGULARITIES [#permalink]

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25 Jul 2008, 20:11
bhatiagp wrote:
According to one expert, the cause of genetic irregularities in many breeds of dog is not so much that dogs are being bred for looks or to meet other narrow criteria as that the breeds have relatively few founding members.

(A) the cause of genetic irregularities in many breeds of dog is not so much that dogs are being bred for looks or to meet other narrow criteria

(B) the cause of genetic irregularities in many breeds of dog is not as much their being bred for looks or meeting other narrow criteria as much

(C) it is not so much the cause of genetic irregularities in many breeds of dog that they are being bred for looks or meeting other narrow criteria as much

(D) it is not so much the cause of genetic irregularities in many breeds of dog is their being bred for looks or meeting other narrow criteria so much

(E) it is not so much the cause of genetic irregularities in many breeds of dog to be bred for looks or to meet other narrow criteria

B C D eliminated since dog succeeded bu their and they ,incorrect singular,plural mistake
Left with A and E ,A is better than E since in E It is vague ,
IMO A
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