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# Nowhere in Prakta is the influence of modern European

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27 Aug 2006, 01:06
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Nowhere in Prakta is the influence of modern European architecture more apparent than their government buildings.

(A) more apparent than their
(B) so apparent as their
(C) more apparent than in its
(D) so apparent than in their
(E) as apparent as it is in its

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27 Aug 2006, 01:17
C.

E would have been close, but the part in bold is not required -
as apparent as it is in its
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27 Aug 2006, 04:13
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OA is C indeed ... I picked E earlier on ..
The reason why E is wrong must be the pronoun "it" ... "it" is not uniquely referring to a noun .. I missed it..
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03 Jul 2007, 13:01
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Nowhere in Prakta is the influence of modern European architecture more apparent than their government buildings.
(A) more apparent than their
(B) so apparent as their
(C) more apparent than in its
(D) so apparent than in their
(E) as apparent as it is in its

i dont know why this question is in "Brutal SC."

the idiom is more X than Y. we just have to make sure X and Y are parallel.

BDE are wrong in that the idiom is wrong.

A is wrong in that their government buildings are compared to the influence of Euro architecture. Their is not the correct pronoun. It should be it.

C is correct. influence of Euro Architecture.... in its....
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25 Jan 2008, 23:08
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Place “Prakta” is singular – so require singular possessive form – Eliminate A, B and D.

(A) more apparent than their
(B) so apparent as their
(C) more apparent than in its (hold it)
(D) so apparent than in their
(E) as apparent as it is in its ( as apparent as compares equality, but sentence require comparative / emphasis form – Eliminate it)

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31 Oct 2010, 07:32
noboru wrote:
sorry, but i dont see what's wrong with E, for me it is actually a correct comparision.
could anybody elaborate?

What does 'it' refers to in E ?
Not very clear.
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31 Oct 2010, 09:55
C

E. as apparent as 'it' is in its

it is ambiguous and wordy.

'as apparent as its' would've been fine.
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31 Oct 2010, 10:01
There is another post with more replies.

I believe OA is C.

D is definitely wrong as 'their' refers to singular noun Prakta.

sc-prakta-34224.html
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01 Nov 2010, 00:37
+1 for C
"their" is out --> incorrect pronoun
E contains it ....its --> not correct here
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01 Nov 2010, 00:51
+1 for C
E contains ---as many as --- used when expressing equal and in this case it is not correct
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12 Sep 2011, 03:25
when you use a pronoun for something, then the same pronoun can't be used to refer to something else in the same sentence. in E 'it' refers to 'influence' but then 'its' apparently refers to 'Prakta'. so E is out.
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12 Sep 2011, 06:16
mojorising800 wrote:
64. Nowhere in Prakta is the influence of modern European architecture more apparent than their government buildings.

(A) more apparent than their
(B) so apparent as their
(C) more apparent than in its
(D) so apparent than in their
(E) as apparent as it is in its

Can anyone explain why the answer is D and not C.?

C. For 2 reasons:

1. "No more than" is a correct idiom.
2. Singular pronoun is required for singular noun...
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12 Sep 2011, 09:58
Nowhere in Prakta (singular sub)is the influence of modern European architecture more apparent than their government buildings.
(A) more apparent than their
(B) so apparent as their
(C) more apparent than in its
(D) so apparent than in their
(E) as apparent as it is in its

their eliminated cos of singular subject
so left with C n E
E is a akward from 'as it is in its'

So C is the ans
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12 Sep 2011, 10:33
I wasn't sure between C or E...I think C makes more sense. Thanks for the explanations guys.
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03 Nov 2011, 00:45
Choice between C and E, I choose C... E is wrong because "it" is ambiguous
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03 Nov 2011, 06:01
Went with C. It sounded better and the correct idiom is more X than Y
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30 Dec 2012, 08:58
A – Not parallel. “than in” is missing. Incorrectly Comparing building with influence. Eliminate
B – wrong comparison. Building Vs influence. “as apparent as” is correct. Eliminate
C – Correct comparison – influence in Buildings in prakta Vs influence in Nowhere in prakta. Also Parallel. Keep
D – “so apparent than” – wrong usage. “as apparent as” is correct. Eliminate
E – First “It” – “influence of modern architechture”. Second its – Prakta. It can only refer one antecedent to avoid ambiguity. Eliminate.
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30 Dec 2012, 08:59
A – Not parallel. “than in” is missing. Incorrectly Comparing building with influence. Eliminate
B – wrong comparison. Building Vs influence. “as apparent as” is correct. Eliminate
C – Correct comparison – influence in Buildings in prakta Vs influence in Nowhere in prakta. Also Parallel. Keep
D – “so apparent than” – wrong usage. “as apparent as” is correct. Eliminate
E – First “It” – “influence of modern architechture”. Second its – Prakta. It can only refer one antecedent to avoid ambiguity. Eliminate.
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15 Mar 2016, 11:40
Is D really the answer? Can someone correct it?
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16 May 2016, 22:10
OA is wrong - that is the only reason this is listed as a "95% Hard" question?
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