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(A) says ".....waters, which exposes....."; Subject and verb count not in agreement.
(C) says "...remains are exposed to turbulence and accessible to..."; Should be "...remains are exposed to turbulence and ARE accessible to...".
(D) says "...along the coast, which exposes archaeological..."; 'WHICH' wrongly modifies 'COAST'.
(E) Who does "IT" refer to?

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Shipwrecks are more likely to be found undisturbed at great depths than in shallow costal waters, which exposes archaeological remains to turbulence and makes them accessible to anyone in scuba gear, whether they be archaeologist, treasure hunter, or sport diver.
A. than in shallow costal waters, which exposes archaeological remains to turbulence and makes them accessible to anyone in scuba gear, whether they be
B. than in shallow costal waters, where archaeological remains are exposed to turbulence and are accessible to anyone in scuba gear, whether
C. as opposed to shallow waters along the coast, where archaeological remains are exposed to turbulence and accessible to anyone in scuba gear, including
D. instead of in shallow waters along the coast, which exposes archaeological remains to turbulence and making them accessible to anyone in scuba gear, including an
E. instead of shallow coastal waters, because it exposes archaeological remains to turbulence and make them accessible to anyone in scuba gear, whether

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My guess is A. Not too sure. This is tricky. Nonetheless I will cross c,d and e instantly.

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On second thought A fails SV agreement. so take B

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Rejecting C and E: Comparing shipwrecks to shallow coastal waters - effectively saying that Shipwrecks are found more commonly than shallow waters
D: Awckward use of instead of, an
A: What is the 'which' pointing to? the facts that "Shipwrecks are more likely to be found undisturbed at great depths"? Use of which is wrong here.
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OA is indeed B

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We have to reject C, D and E instantly becos of not using the comparator ‘than’ to go with ‘more likely’.

Between A and B, A suffers from S-V mis-match. There is no singular subject to match the verb ‘exposes’
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Shipwrecks are more likely to be found undisturbed at great depths than in shallow costal waters, which exposes archaeological remains to turbulence and makes them accessible to anyone in scuba gear, whether they be archaeologist, treasure hunter, or sport diver.
A. than in shallow costal waters, which exposes archaeological remains to turbulence and makes them accessible to anyone in scuba gear, whether they be
B. than in shallow costal waters, where archaeological remains are exposed to turbulence and are accessible to anyone in scuba gear, whether
C. as opposed to shallow waters along the coast, where archaeological remains are exposed to turbulence and accessible to anyone in scuba gear, including
D. instead of in shallow waters along the coast, which exposes archaeological remains to turbulence and making them accessible to anyone in scuba gear, including an
E. instead of shallow coastal waters, because it exposes archaeological remains to turbulence and make them accessible to anyone in scuba gear, whether


Prompt eliminate E. D and C as u did. ok now see for A where which should be replaced by where for plural waters makes is incorrect.
so Left B for right answer.
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i was confuse between A and B. Can someone explain a bit more on why A is missing the SV agreement?

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I have a doubt, does where modifies the whole clause before it like which or just the nearest word ?

than in shallow coastal waters, where archaeological remains are exposed
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More than is a correct idiom... so C, D, and E are out. A uses wrong subordinator...which... IMO B
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Shipwrecks are more likely to be found undisturbed at great depths than in shallow coastal waters, which exposes archaeological remains to turbulence and makes them accessible to anyone in scuba gear, whether they be archaeologist, treasure hunter, or sport diver.

(A) than in shallow coastal waters, which exposes archaeological remains to turbulence and makes them accessible to anyone in scuba gear, whether they be
(B) than in shallow coastal waters, where archaeological remains are exposed to turbulence and are accessible to anyone in scuba gear, whether
(C) as opposed to shallow waters along the coast, where archaeological remains are exposed to turbulence and accessible to anyone in scuba gear, including
(D) instead of in shallow waters along the coast, which exposes archaeological remains to turbulence and making them accessible to anyone in scuba gear, including an
(E) instead of shallow coastal waters, because it exposes archaeological remains to turbulence and make them accessible to anyone in scuba gear, whether


Ans - 'B' by PoE

1. Comparison is showcased using 'Than' - This eleminates C, D, and E
2. SV Agreement - Subject of original sentence is plural 'Coastal Waters', but 'exposes' & 'makes' are sigular verbs - This eleminates A
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Shipwrecks are more likely to be found undisturbed at great depths than in shallow coastal waters, which exposes archaeological remains to turbulence and makes them accessible to anyone in scuba gear, whether they be archaeologist, treasure hunter, or sport diver.

(A) than in shallow coastal waters, which exposes archaeological remains to turbulence and makes them accessible to anyone in scuba gear, whether they be
(B) than in shallow coastal waters, where archaeological remains are exposed to turbulence and are accessible to anyone in scuba gear, whether
(C) as opposed to shallow waters along the coast, where archaeological remains are exposed to turbulence and accessible to anyone in scuba gear, including
(D) instead of in shallow waters along the coast, which exposes archaeological remains to turbulence and making them accessible to anyone in scuba gear, including an
(E) instead of shallow coastal waters, because it exposes archaeological remains to turbulence and make them accessible to anyone in scuba gear, whether


B wins. Maintains Parallelism and is Concise.

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The correct usage is more likely..than which leaves A and B.
I would appreciate it if somebody specify more clearly why A is wrong.
The usage of "which" in A is right IMO
>It refer to shallow coastal waters correctly
>It has a comma in front of it.

what is they referring to in A?is it referring to coastal waters or archeological remains?

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more... at great depths than in shallow coastal waters, which exposes archaeological remains....

shallow coastal waters cannot exposes remains by itself. So, choice A is wrong, choice B is the correct one.
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More likely...than leaves you with A and B and which is incorrect in A. So the answer is B.

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More Likely idiomatically should be followed by "than".
C,D,E are eliminated.
A is incorrect due to plurality.
B is correct answer.

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A and B. B used "where" which was better than "which" in A

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21. Shipwrecks are more likely to be found undisturbed at great depths than in shallow costal waters, which exposes archaeological remains to turbulence and makes them accessible to anyone in scuba gear, whether they be archaeologist, treasure hunter, or sport diver.

A. than in shallow costal waters, which exposes archaeological remains to turbulence and makes them accessible to anyone in scuba gear, whether they be
B. than in shallow costal waters, where archaeological remains are exposed to turbulence and are accessible to anyone in scuba gear, whether
C. as opposed to shallow waters along the coast, where archaeological remains are exposed to turbulence and accessible to anyone in scuba gear, including
D. instead of in shallow waters along the coast, which exposes archaeological remains to turbulence and making them accessible to anyone in scuba gear, including an
E. instead of shallow coastal waters, because it exposes archaeological remains to turbulence and make them accessible to anyone in scuba gear, whether


What's wrong with a?

In b, even though there is no verb (looks like there are only subjects , archaeologist, treasure hunter, or sport diver),
dose it still make sence?

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21. Shipwrecks are more likely to be found undisturbed at great depths than in shallow costal waters, which exposes archaeological remains to turbulence and makes them accessible to anyone in scuba gear, whether they be archaeologist, treasure hunter, or sport diver.

A. than in shallow costal waters, which exposes archaeological remains to turbulence and makes them accessible to anyone in scuba gear, whether they be
B. than in shallow costal waters, where archaeological remains are exposed to turbulence and are accessible to anyone in scuba gear, whether
C. as opposed to shallow waters along the coast, where archaeological remains are exposed to turbulence and accessible to anyone in scuba gear, including
D. instead of in shallow waters along the coast, which exposes archaeological remains to turbulence and making them accessible to anyone in scuba gear, including an
E. instead of shallow coastal waters, because it exposes archaeological remains to turbulence and make them accessible to anyone in scuba gear, whether


What's wrong with a?

In b, even though there is no verb (looks like there are only subjects , archaeologist, treasure hunter, or sport diver),
dose it still make sence?


"exposes" in choice A is singular form, not appropriate with plural form of "shallow coastal waters" which imply area, not "water" its own. Moreover, usage of "which" is not as good as "where" or "in which" when modify area.
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