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# Contrary to big-bank policies, micro-loan financiers are, on the whole

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Updated on: 31 Jul 2017, 04:15
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Contrary to big-bank policies, micro-loan financiers are, on the whole, more willing to invest in impoverished economies.

A. Contrary to big-bank policies, micro-loan financiers are, on the whole, more willing to invest in

B. Contrary to those who finance big-bank policies, micro-loan financiers are, on the whole, more willing to invest in

C. In micro-loans, as opposed to big-bank financing, they are, on the whole, more willing to invest in

D. In contrast to the policies of big-banks, micro-loan financiers are more willing to invest on the whole

E. Contrary to those working in big-banks, micro-loan financiers are, on the whole, more willing to invest in

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Originally posted by Mahmud6 on 31 Jul 2017, 04:04.
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31 Jul 2017, 04:04
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(E) is the correct response. There is a contrasting comparison between “big-bank financiers” and “micro-loan financiers.” This is the only choice in which their forms are logically similar, and the comparison is clear.

If you chose (A), we cannot compare “policies” to “financiers.” Remember, a correct comparison sets things against things and people against people. Look for a choice that compares the financiers at the big-banks to the micro-loan financiers. Remember, we are comparing the financiers at big-banks (who presumably finance standard loans) to those who finance micro-loans, not the people who finance the POLICIES of the big-banks, which in itself is unclear.

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31 Jul 2017, 04:08
Mahmud6 wrote:
Contrary to big-bank policies, micro-loan financiers are, on the whole, more willing to invest in impoverished economies.

A. to big-bank policies, micro-loan financiers are, on the whole, more willing to invest in

B. Contrary to those who finance big-bank policies, micro-loan financiers are, on the whole, more willing to invest in

C. In micro-loans, as opposed to big-bank financing, they are, on the whole, more willing to invest in

D. In contrast to the policies of big-banks, micro-loan financiers are more willing to invest on the whole

E. Contrary to those working in big-banks, micro-loan financiers are, on the whole, more willing to invest in

I think you put the underline part wrong.
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31 Jul 2017, 04:17
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Mahmud6 wrote:
Contrary to big-bank policies, micro-loan financiers are, on the whole, more willing to invest in impoverished economies.

A. to big-bank policies, micro-loan financiers are, on the whole, more willing to invest in

B. Contrary to those who finance big-bank policies, micro-loan financiers are, on the whole, more willing to invest in

C. In micro-loans, as opposed to big-bank financing, they are, on the whole, more willing to invest in

D. In contrast to the policies of big-banks, micro-loan financiers are more willing to invest on the whole

E. Contrary to those working in big-banks, micro-loan financiers are, on the whole, more willing to invest in

I think you put the underline part wrong.

Thanks for pointing out error. Rectified.
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31 Jul 2017, 05:24
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Mahmud6 wrote:
Contrary to big-bank policies, micro-loan financiers are, on the whole, more willing to invest in impoverished economies.

A. Contrary to big-bank policies, micro-loan financiers are, on the whole, more willing to invest in

B. Contrary to those who finance big-bank policies, micro-loan financiers are, on the whole, more willing to invest in

C. In micro-loans, as opposed to big-bank financing, they are, on the whole, more willing to invest in

D. In contrast to the policies of big-banks, micro-loan financiers are more willing to invest on the whole

E. Contrary to those working in big-banks, micro-loan financiers are, on the whole, more willing to invest in

i think its a B

those who finance big-bank policies ARE COMPARED TO micro-loan financiers are
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Updated on: 31 Jul 2017, 07:41
E does the comparison properly,,,
IMO E

Originally posted by mohshu on 31 Jul 2017, 07:36.
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31 Jul 2017, 07:37
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Mahmud6 wrote:
Contrary to big-bank policies, micro-loan financiers are, on the whole, more willing to invest in impoverished economies.

A. Contrary to big-bank policies, micro-loan financiers are, on the whole, more willing to invest in

B. Contrary to those who finance big-bank policies, micro-loan financiers are, on the whole, more willing to invest in

C. In micro-loans, as opposed to big-bank financing, they are, on the whole, more willing to invest in

D. In contrast to the policies of big-banks, micro-loan financiers are more willing to invest on the whole

E. Contrary to those working in big-banks, micro-loan financiers are, on the whole, more willing to invest in

We need to compare Apple to apples here.
A compares policies to people. OUT
B compares people who finance policies to big banks to people who finance in micro loans. OUT DUE TO MEANING ISSUE
C THEY has no antecedent - OUT
D Policies of big banks compared to micro-loan financiers - OUT
E Right comparison. WINS
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01 Aug 2017, 05:18
The question seems odd. What is the source of this question?
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02 Aug 2017, 03:05
This question tests on Comparisons. Therefore, the right answer choice must make the correct logical comparison.

Big-bank policies CANNOT BE COMPARED to micro loan financiers. This is incorrect because here we are comparing rules/norms with people. Policies must be compared to policies (OR) group of people must be compared with another group.

Eg. Contrary to big-bank policies, policies of micro loan financiers, on the whole, are more inclined towards impoverished economies. - Correct comparison
Contrary to those working in big-banks, micro-loan financiers are, on the whole, more willing to invest in impoverished economies. - Correct comparison

Therefore, the only right answer choice is (E) as the other choices do not make the correct logical comparison.

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10 Mar 2019, 03:06
A compares “policies” to ‘financiers”.
D does the same.
B changes the meaning, saying that those who finance big bank policies, micro-loan financiers are, on the whole, more willing to invest in…’ This is also nonsensical. Policies are not ‘financed’.
C just doesn’t make any sense.

Re: Contrary to big-bank policies, micro-loan financiers are, on the whole   [#permalink] 10 Mar 2019, 03:06
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