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Scientists believe that unlike the males of most species of moth, the male whistling moths of Nambung, Australia, call female moths to them by the use of acoustical signals, but not olfactory ones, and they attract their mates during the day, rather than at night.

(A) by the use of acoustical signals, but not olfactory ones, and they attract
(B) by the use of acoustical signals instead of using olfactory ones, and attracting
(C) by using acoustical signals, not using olfactory ones, and by attracting
(D) using acoustical signals, rather than olfactory ones, and attract
(E) using acoustical signals, but not olfactory ones, and attracting
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24 Aug 2006, 01:27
buzzgaurav wrote:
Straight D for "rather than".

Additionally, "by" is incorrectly used here.

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24 Aug 2006, 10:04
D it is. in addition to 'rathar than', call and attract are parallel
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24 Aug 2006, 10:55
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buzzgaurav wrote:
Straight D for "rather than".

Additionally, "by" is incorrectly used here.

Hands down (D)

additionally D is parallel: "call and attract".
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24 Aug 2006, 11:34
I'll go with D here...

Initial split that I used as to look for "attract" to ensure parallism with "call".

Then, afterwards looked for the "rather than" parallism before and after 'and'.

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24 Aug 2006, 22:49
D for me.

Rather than has got nouns with it and attrat is parallel with call.
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25 Aug 2006, 00:41
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