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Carrying with it a monetary award greater than that associated with the Nobel Prize, the Templeton Prize for Progress in Religion is one of the world's most presttgious prizes.

A. greater than that associated with the Nobel Prize
B. of greater size than is the one given along with the Nobel Prize
C. which is greater than the award given when the Nobel Prize is given
D. beside which the award associated with the Nobel Prize is less
E. greater than the Nobel Prize's award, also monetary
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Carrying with it a monetary award greater than that associated with the Nobel Prize, the Templeton Prize for Progress in Religion is one of the world's most presttgious prizes.

A. greater than that associated with the Nobel Prize
B. of greater size than is the one given along with the Nobel Prize -
C. which is greater than the award given when the Nobel Prize is given-
D. beside which the award associated with the Nobel Prize is less-
E. greater than the Nobel Prize's award, also monetary


A. greater than that associated with the Nobel Prize - correct comparison , Here the monetary award of Templeton prize is compared with the monetary award associated with the Nobel Prize. The " THAT " correctly refers "Monetary award.
B. of greater size than is the one given along with the Nobel Prize - awkward . Monetary magnitude should not be denoted by " size".
C. which is greater than the award given when the Nobel Prize is given- repetition of " GIVEN " is awkward.
D. beside which the award associated with the Nobel Prize is less- Does not give the proper meaning. "Beside which" conveys a different meaning than " greater than ". " Beside which " makes no sense here.
E. greater than the Nobel Prize's award, also monetary - wrong comparison.

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New post 13 Sep 2017, 08:35
5 different choices
So let's decipher the meaning

TP: Templeton Award
Templeton Award is one of the biggest award
Getting TP+ Money> Any Award related to Nobel prize

Option C and D is wrong as which refers the monetary --> Money>Award : Meaning ambiguity

Option B Award size > Award : Wrong

Option E TP+ Money> Nobel prize`s award

APOSTROPHE : A red flag distorts the meaning

Option A: TP+ Money > Any award related to Nobel prize

Pronoun it refers to TP and that refers Award

Option A




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