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# SC-Halley's comet

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29 Jan 2009, 04:05
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29 Jan 2009, 04:12
E seems the best.

The comparison is between two time periods in which Halley's comet caused worldwide sensation.

Hence, "did" in option A and D and "had" in option B are not required.

Option C changes the meaning.
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29 Jan 2009, 12:09
Will go with C.

Rewrite the setence
Halley 's comet did cause ( caused) such a worlwide sensation in no other historical sighting as in its return of 1910-1911
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29 Jan 2009, 14:06
Hi mates,

IMO C

Because of //ism: in no other ... such ... as in...

@scthakur: why do you think C changes the meaning?

OA?

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29 Jan 2009, 21:56
OA is C.
I thought as is used for comparing actions so the second part must also include action.Also which is better?
return in 1911
or
return of 1911
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30 Jan 2009, 11:05
I picked D:-(

God! this was a tough question to be asked at No.5. I'm really scared about GMAT

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