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# Advanced SC: The increased popularity and availability of televisions

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Minnesota is the only one of the contiguous forty-eight states that still has a sizable wolf population, and where this predator remains the archenemy of cattle and sheep.

A. that still has a sizable wolf population, and where
B. that still has a sizable wolf population, where
C. that still has a sizable population of wolves, and where
D. where the population of wolves is still sizable;
E. where there is still a sizable population of wolves and where
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29 Apr 2015, 13:08
AND is a parallel Marker.

where X and where Y is parallel. E is correct.
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29 Apr 2015, 14:00
as we are talking about 48 states so it should be "have".. A, B , C are wrong.
Down to D and E
Use of semicolon is wrong. E conveys the meaning properly

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29 Apr 2015, 15:11
aks456 wrote:
as we are talking about 48 states so it should be "have".. A, B , C are wrong.
Down to D and E
Use of semicolon is wrong. E conveys the meaning properly

can you explain the meaning of using "have"

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29 Apr 2015, 19:57
E is the correct answer .It maintains parallelism.

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aks456 wrote:
as we are talking about 48 states so it should be "have".. A, B , C are wrong.
Down to D and E
Use of semicolon is wrong. E conveys the meaning properly

You are right about the answer being E

But "have" would not be the correct modal here.
We are NOT talking about the 48 states. Notice the definite article "the" and the other hint "only one"
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if it says the only one of..., then it's singular.
if it says only one of... (without the), then it's plural.
in the phrase "wolf population", wolf is actually an adjective, not a noun. you can't use a pronoun to stand for an
you can't say "such a wolf" or "this wolf" either; those constructions imply that you actually have some particular wolf
in mind.
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02 May 2015, 00:57
souvik101990 wrote:
aks456 wrote:
as we are talking about 48 states so it should be "have".. A, B , C are wrong.
Down to D and E
Use of semicolon is wrong. E conveys the meaning properly

You are right about the answer being E

But "have" would not be the correct modal here.
We are NOT talking about the 48 states. Notice the definite article "the" and the other hint "only one"

Thanks for correcting me ..

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16 Oct 2017, 12:33
Can someone please tell me why is the option 'c' wrong

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17 Oct 2017, 04:09
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Can someone please tell me why is the option 'c' wrong

The parallelism is not maintained and where is better than that because it is referring to a place.

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17 Oct 2017, 04:10
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In option D, why is the use of semicolon wrong as mentioned by one of the users above?

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