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Pharmaceuticals, despite facing an ongoing innovation challenge, ranks as one of the most profitable industries in a recent study, surpassed only by internet and network services.

A] ranks as one of the most profitable industries in a recent study, surpassed only

B] rank as one of the most profitable industries in a recent study, only surpassed

C] has the rank of the most profitable industries in a recent study, only surpassed

D] are one of the most profitable industries in a recent study, surpassed only

E] have been ranked as one of the most profitable industries in a recent study, only surpassed


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Pharmaceuticals, despite facing an ongoing innovation challenge, ranks as one of the most profitable industries in a recent study, surpassed only by internet and network services.

A] ranks as one of the most profitable industries in a recent study, surpassed only

B] rank as one of the most profitable industries in a recent study, only surpassed

C] has the rank of the most profitable industries in a recent study, only surpassed

D] are one of the most profitable industries in a recent study, surpassed only

E] have been ranked as one of the most profitable industries in a recent study, only surpassed


Even we dont know "Pharmaceuticals" is plural or singular, we still get the right choice.

B, D and E: "rank/are/have" agrees with plural noun. However, "one of the most ..." indicates that the object is singular. Eliminate D and E.

C: "the most" means that "Pharmaceuticals" is the top one. However, "only surpassed" illogically indicates that "Pharmaceuticals" isn't the top one. Eliminate C.

A remains as the correct choice.
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Pharmaceuticals, despite facing an ongoing innovation challenge, ranks as one of the most profitable industries in a recent study, surpassed only by internet and network services.

A] ranks as one of the most profitable industries in a recent study, surpassed only

B] rank as one of the most profitable industries in a recent study, only surpassed

C] has the rank of the most profitable industries in a recent study, only surpassed

D] are one of the most profitable industries in a recent study, surpassed only

E] have been ranked as one of the most profitable industries in a recent study, only surpassed


Pharmaceuticals, despite facing an ongoing innovation challenge, ranks as one of the most profitable industries in a recent study, surpassed only by internet and network services.

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