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It is characteristic of the Metropolitan Opera, as of every major international company, that the casting is based more on the availability of singers as it is on the tastes of the music director and the public.

(A) as of every major international company, that the casting is based more on the availability of singers as it is
(B) as it is of every major international company, that the casting is based more on the availability of singers than it is
(C) as it is of every major international company, that the casting had been based more on the availability of singers as
(D) as about every major international company, that casting is based more on the availability of singers than it was
(E) as it is of every major international company, where the casting is based more on the availability of singers than it is

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It is characteristic of the Metropolitan Opera, as of every major international company, that the casting is based more on the availability of singers as it is on the tastes of the music director and the public.

(A) as of every major international company, that the casting is based more on the availability of singers as it is
(B) as it is of every major international company, that the casting is based more on the availability of singers than it is
(C) as it is of every major international company, that the casting had been based more on the availability of singers as
(D) as about every major international company, that casting is based more on the availability of singers than it was
(E) as it is of every major international company, where the casting is based more on the availability of singers than it is

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It should be B.
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New post 08 Oct 2017, 12:26
B parallism maintained in comparison....
Casting is based more on.
Than it is....


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New post 08 Oct 2017, 15:31
Need to maintain Parallelism
It is characteristic. So As it is should follow. So we are only left with B , C , E.
E is out as it feels that the sentence is incomplete.
In C "Had " Is the wrong tense used.
Thus B.!!

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