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Responding to the public’s fascination with-and sometimes undue alarm over-possible threats from asteroids, a scale developed by astronomers rates the likelihood that a particular asteroid or comet may collide with Earth.

A. a scale developed by astronomers rates the likelihood that a particular asteroid or comet may
B. a scale that astronomers have developed rates how likely it is for a particular asteroid or comet to
C. astronomers have developed a scale to rate how likely a particular asteroid or comet will be to
D. astronomers have developed a scale for rating the likelihood that a particular asteroid or comet will
E. astronomers have developed a scale that rates the likelihood of a particular asteroid or comet that may.

I dont see any problems with A...........god dammit y i'm always WRONG!

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29 Sep 2007, 22:43
who is "responding to the public’s fascination"?

the scale or the astronomers? eliminate A,B

You rate the likelyhood that something "will" happen, not something "may/might" happen. Eliminate E.

a comet will be to collide VS a comet will collide

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Re: SC - SET 26 Q17 [#permalink]

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30 Sep 2007, 08:00
singh_amit19 wrote:
Responding to the public’s fascination with-and sometimes undue alarm over-possible threats from asteroids, a scale developed by astronomers rates the likelihood that a particular asteroid or comet may collide with Earth.

A. a scale developed by astronomers rates the likelihood that a particular asteroid or comet may
B. a scale that astronomers have developed rates how likely it is for a particular asteroid or comet to
C. astronomers have developed a scale to rate how likely a particular asteroid or comet will be to
D. astronomers have developed a scale for rating the likelihood that a particular asteroid or comet will
E. astronomers have developed a scale that rates the likelihood of a particular asteroid or comet that may.

I dont see any problems with A...........god dammit y i'm always WRONG!

C and D are close. I think D scores over C, because in C - a scale to rate how likely a particular asteroird or comet will be to collide with earth --- focuses more on asteroid or comet itself. The purported objective of the scale is to rate the LIKELIHOOD that something will happen (that "something", in this case is the collision of asteroids/comets with earth).

This a rather subtle difference but D scores because it clearly delineates the purpose behind the creation of the scale.
Re: SC - SET 26 Q17   [#permalink] 30 Sep 2007, 08:00
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