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83. Although it claims to delve into political issues, television can be superficial such as when each of the three major networks broadcast exactly the same statement from a political candidate.
(A) superficial such as when each of the three major networks
(B) superficial, as can sometimes occur if all of the three major networks
(C) superficial if the three major networks all
(D) superficial whenever each of the three major networks
(E) superficial, as when the three major networks each
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For me, it's a toss-up between C & D. I think C is still the better choice. So C for me.

What's the OA?
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12 Jul 2009, 21:12
D is wrong because "each of the three" is singular, while broadcast is plural

E is correct.
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13 Jul 2009, 03:12
IMO E...
D has S-V agreement error "brodcast" is plural and each preceeding "three major networks" makes it singular
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13 Jul 2009, 05:39
I think E is correct.WHat is the OA?
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OA is E....
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29 Dec 2009, 08:36
I would go with C. "Each" requires a singular verb....
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A) superficial such as when each of the three major networks

subject verb disagreement- plural verb required

(B) superficial, as can sometimes occur if all of the three major networks

unnecessarily wordy

(C) superficial if the three major networks all

all is at wrong place

(D) superficial whenever each of the three major networks

again subject verb disagreement

(E) superficial, as when the three major networks each

correct option
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83. Although it claims to delve into political issues, television can be superficial such as when each of the three major networks broadcast exactly the same statement from a political candidate.
(A) superficial such as when each of the three major networks
(B) superficial, as can sometimes occur if all of the three major networks
(C) superficial if the three major networks all
(D) superficial whenever each of the three major networks
(E) superficial, as when the three major networks each
Doubt in D & E

E seems to be the best choice. I chose C
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21 Mar 2011, 06:15
D, what's the official answer?
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Maulikgmat wrote:
83. Although it claims to delve into political issues, television can be superficial such as when each of the three major networks broadcast exactly the same statement from a political candidate.
(A) superficial such as when each of the three major networks
(B) superficial, as can sometimes occur if all of the three major networks
(C) superficial if the three major networks all
(D) superficial whenever each of the three major networks
(E) superficial, as when the three major networks each

Doubt in D & E

d is definitely out because it changes the intent of the sentence. carefully interpret the intention
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25 Apr 2012, 11:02
This one require plural subject since broadcast is verb for plural. Thus only choices B,C,E are possible.

(B) superficial, as can sometimes occur if all of the three major networks- too wordy
(C) superficial if the three major networks all-"if" here is wrong
(E) superficial, as when the three major networks each-correct since Plural sub each+ plural verb

The OA is E
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hi,

Although it claims to delve into political issues, television can be superficial if the three major networks all broadcast exactly the same statement from a political candidate.

this sentence is wrong and the reason given is 'if rule violated'.

can someone explain the IF rule...
is it because of the presence of CAN(television CAN)?
but I have seen an example in idiom list:-
inflation CAN hurt profits IF costs increase.

pls explain..

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11 Jun 2013, 05:47
I think the answer should be C, i do not find any irregularities with the option C
What is the source of the question.

Zarrlou can you comment on the question?
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hi- can someone explain why the "if" in choice c is wrong? thanks!
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27 Oct 2013, 06:54
I can understand why A,C and D are wrong but I cant understand why B is wrong. I chose B. I thought E is idiomatically wrong. Can someone explain what is wrong with B?
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28 Oct 2013, 08:09
Hi all,

Is it correct when we say:

-Each of X... WAS
-The three apples each WERE

Is this the rule we should apply?

Thx for your answers!
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Maulikgmat wrote:
83. Although it claims to delve into political issues, television can be superficial such as when each of the three major networks broadcast exactly the same statement from a political candidate.
(A) superficial such as when each of the three major networks
(B) superficial, as can sometimes occur if all of the three major networks
(C) superficial if the three major networks all
(D) superficial whenever each of the three major networks
(E) superficial, as when the three major networks each

each = singular subject; broadcast =plural verb
Hence (A) and (D) are wrong
(B) very awkward construction. Also 'if' introduces a condition which was not there in original sentence
(C) converts the original intent(example - such as ) to a condition (if)

E = correct
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