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An exceptionally literate people, more Icelanders publish books per capita than do the people of any other nation.

A. more Icelanders publish books per capita than do the people of
B. more Icelandic books are published by Icelanders per capita than by the people of
C. Icelanders publish more books per capita than do the people of
D. Iceland’s per capita publication of books is higher than that by
E. the per capita publication of Icelandic books is higher than that in


IMO C
An exceptionally literate people modifies Icelanders and correct comparison
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An exceptionally literate people, more Icelanders publish books per capita than do the people of any other nation.

A. more Icelanders publish books per capita than do the people of
B. more Icelandic books are published by Icelanders per capita than by the people of
C. Icelanders publish more books per capita than do the people of
D. Iceland’s per capita publication of books is higher than that by
E. the per capita publication of Icelandic books is higher than that in


IMO C
An exceptionally literate people modifies Icelanders and correct comparison


Yes, you got it. C is the OA. :-D

Icelanders modifies exceptionally literate people
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An exceptionally literate people, more Icelanders publish books per capita than do the people of any other nation.

A. more Icelanders publish books per capita than do the people of
B. more Icelandic books are published by Icelanders per capita than by the people of
C. Icelanders publish more books per capita than do the people of
D. Iceland’s per capita publication of books is higher than that by
E. the per capita publication of Icelandic books is higher than that in

Should be a quick solve.

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people -> Icelanders

Simply C :D
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Re: An exceptionally literate people, more Icelanders publish books per [#permalink]
Is this really a 600 level question ?

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Re: An exceptionally literate people, more Icelanders publish books per [#permalink]
C. Equating poeple in non underlined part 6with icelanders in the underlined part.

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Re: An exceptionally literate people, more Icelanders publish books per [#permalink]
I feel really dumb... I seem not to be able to grasp the freaking Problem with Answer Choice D? D refers to the country Iceland instead of its inhabitants?

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Re: An exceptionally literate people, more Icelanders publish books per [#permalink]
An exceptionally literate people should modify Icelanders. Hence Ans should be C. A is wrong because more should modify books, not Icelanders because here we are talking about per capita number of books.
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D refers to the country Iceland instead of its inhabitants?

Hi BigAdam, D actually refers to Iceland’s per capita publication, instead of its inhabitants.
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Re: An exceptionally literate people, more Icelanders publish books per [#permalink]
Yes, got it! Thanks. Guess I should not attempt questions after midnight lol.
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