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Many scientists believe that coronal holes, located in the Sun’s coron

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Many scientists believe that coronal holes, located in the Sun’s corona or outer atmosphere, are larger than ever before: more than three times as many particles have escaped into interplanetary space in the last three months than was the case at any time in the past.

A. escaped into interplanetary space in the last three months than was the case

B. escaped into interplanetary space in the last three months as it did

C. in the last three months escaped into interplanetary space as was the case

D. in the last three months had escaped into interplanetary space as

E. in the last three months escaped into interplanetary space than
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+1 for C

POE:

We are already comparing by mentioning "more than" in the non underlined part. Hence, another "than" is redundant.
Eliminate A,E

In B, "as it did" is wrong tense

In D, "had escaped" is wrong tense.

C is our winner

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IMHO:-

Comparison ... times as XXXX as

A & E uses than.
B:- usage of "it" is wrong
D:- Past perfect had evolved is wrong for latest event.
C:- Correct
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