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In no other movie did a DC Comics character cause such a worldwide sensation as did the first release of Superman in 1978.

A. did the first release of Superman in 1978
B. had the first release of Superman in 1978
C. in the first release of Superman in 1978
D. the first release of Superman in 1978 did
E. the first release of Superman in 1978
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In no other movie did a DC Comics character cause such a worldwide sensation as did the first release of Superman in 1978.

did the first release of Superman in 1978
had the first release of Superman in 1978
in the first release of Superman in 1978
the first release of Superman in 1978 did
the first release of Superman in 1978


It talks about parallelism--In No other....as in the first...

In no other options 'in' is used except in C

C is the Right Choice.

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New post 04 Jul 2017, 00:35
only C makes sense. Also, this is a common pattern in gmat.
"in sth" + (As) + such ...as + (that)+ (as) + in sth

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In no other movie did a DC comics character cause such a worldwide sensation as (DC comics character) in the superman in 1978. But there is one more ambiguous meaning.

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In no other movie did a DC comics character cause such a worldwide sensation as (did DC comics character) in the superman in 1978.

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Need a better explanation for the other Options.

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Need a better explanation for the other Options.


Hi harikrish,

Here is my analysis :)

REVERSE CONSTRUCTION:

_There is one pencil on the table.

In this sentence:

+Subject = one pencil

+Verb= is

So the above sentence can be written as:

_One table is on the table.

Getting back to the question:

The sentence: In no other movie did a DC Comics character cause such a worldwide sensation as did the first release of Superman in 1978. is equivalent to:

In no other movie a DC Comics character DID cause such a worldwide sensation as did the first release of Superman in 1978.

COMPARISON:

The comparison here is between 2 PREPOSITIONAL PHRASES:

_a DC Comics character DID cause such a worldwide sensation IN NO OTHER MOVIE [PREPOSITIONAL PHRASE]

vs

_a DC Comics character DID cause such a worldwide sensation IN THE FIRST RELEASE OF SUPERMAN IN 1978 [PREPOSITIONAL PHRASE]

A. did the first release of Superman in 1978

REVERSE CONSTRUCTION:

the first release of Superman DID in 1978 --> WRONG MEANING because the first release of Superman DID NOT DO anything. It is a DC Comics character that DID

B. had the first release of Superman in 1978

REVERSE CONSTRUCTION:

the first release of Superman HAD in 1978 --> WRONG MEANING because the first release of Superman DID NOT HAVE anything. It is a DC Comics character that HAD

C. in the first release of Superman in 1978

CORRECT since C properly conveys the intended comparison.

D. the first release of Superman in 1978 did

LIKE A

E. the first release of Superman in 1978

WRONG because we are comparing:

_A clause = a DC Comics character DID cause

TO

_A phrase = the first release of Superman in 1978

Hope this helps :)

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Please remember to include your sources whenever you post new SC questions!

This one is a very thinly-veiled knockoff of this official question: https://gmatclub.com/forum/in-no-other- ... 24215.html. I'd strongly recommend directing your energy toward the official version instead.
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mukulgupta5 wrote:
In no other movie did a DC Comics character cause such a worldwide sensation as did the first release of Superman in 1978.

A. did the first release of Superman in 1978
B. had the first release of Superman in 1978
C. in the first release of Superman in 1978
D. the first release of Superman in 1978 did
E. the first release of Superman in 1978


What is compared here ?

In no other movie .....in the first release...
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In no other movie did a DC Comics character cause such a worldwide sensation as it[a DC Comics Character] did in the first release of Superman in 1978. - removed for redunduncy

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