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Destruction of war, the bonds of friendship, the longing for the comforts of home - themes of Homer's epic poem the Iliad - had been as evocative to the ancient Greeks as it is to our own society.

A had been as evocative to the ancient Greeks as it is

B are as evocative to the ancient Greeks as they are

C evokes as much to the ancient Greeks as it does

D for the ancient Greeks evoking as much as they do

E were as evocative to the ancient Greeks as they are

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Destruction of war, the bonds of friendship, the longing for the comforts of home - themes of Homer's epic poem the Iliad - had been as evocative to the ancient Greeks as it is to our own society.

A had been as evocative to the ancient Greeks as it is

B are as evocative to the ancient Greeks as they are

C evokes as much to the ancient Greeks as it does

D for the ancient Greeks evoking as much as they do

E were as evocative to the ancient Greeks as they are

Comparing past and present....

x, y , z were (Past) as evocative to the ancient Greeks as they are (Present), hence answer must be (E)
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03 Jul 2018, 09:20
Any choice here that starts with present tense is wrong. Look at the word ANCIENT. They don't exist now, and so we need a past tense.
Hence choice E.
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