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Constructed with the finest Italian marble, the floor of the church is its greatest attraction and is more attractive to tourists than are its ornate stained-glass windows.
(A) attraction and is more attractive to tourists than are its ornate stained-glass windows
(B) attraction, itself more attractive to tourists than are its ornate stained-glass windows
(C) attraction, itself more attractive to tourists as are its ornate stained-glass windows
(D) attraction, being more attractive to tourists than its ornate stained-glass windows are
(E) attraction as it more is attractive to tourists than are the church's stained-glass windows

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Constructed with the finest Italian marble, the floor of the church is its greatest attraction and is more attractive to tourists that are its ornate stained-glass windows.


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(A) attraction and is more attractive to tourists than are its ornate stained-glass windows
(B) attraction, itself more attractive to tourists than are its ornate stained-glass windows
(C) attraction, itself more attractive to tourists as are its ornate stained-glass windows
(D) attraction, being more attractive to tourists than its ornate stained-glass windows are
(E) attraction as it more is attractive to tourists than are the church's stained-glass windows




The answer choice A is different from the one mentioned in the sentence?!

I will go with the original sentence. "being" in D is awkward. So is "itself"
in sentence B and C. Also in C,E the construction is awkward in that it includes the word "as" rather than "than". The word "and" in the original sentence serves as an extension of the original clause.

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New post 17 Jul 2007, 06:12
There may be small typo on the sentence.
B is not parallel, Use of 'than' is required in C. 'being' does not make sence in D.
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Got confused with the referent of it.............but looking at the sentence again .........(A) is the best.

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New post 17 Jul 2007, 17:57
Sorry for the typo. I've corrected that now.


OA is B .

Tbe explanation says that the final segment of the sentence should be a subordinate phrase that modifies the floor.[/i]

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New post 17 Jul 2007, 18:26
On second thoughts...
B is correct.
By the use of 'and',A suggests that the floor has ornate windows while it is the church which has those.
Now,'itself' in B refers to the floor of the church...put this in B.
Constructed with the finest Italian marble, the floor of the church is its greatest attraction, 'floor of the church'(awkward thats why 'itself' is more app) more attractive to tourists than are its ornate stained-glass windows.

Now,its greatest attraction and its ornate windows become parallel and both refer to the church.

I know its tough...Hope I make sense.

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Can you please explain this question. I didnot understand at all..
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