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# Since the movie was released, seventeen UFOs have been

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Since the movie was released, seventeen UFOs have been [#permalink]

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23 Jun 2009, 11:44
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Since the movie was released, seventeen UFOs have been sighted in the state, which is more than had been sighted in the past ten years together.

(A) which is more than had been sighted
(B) more than had been sighted
(C) more than they had sighted
(D) more than had reported sightings
(E) which is more than had reported sightings

[Reveal] Spoiler:
B

Last edited by smashingpumpkins on 23 Jun 2009, 19:32, edited 1 time in total.

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23 Jun 2009, 19:02
B is the answer. Which must always modify the noun immediately preceeding it. In this case, which seems to the modifying the state, in the original sentence, which is wrong.

B correctly compares the number and uses the past tense 'had been' to make the sentence parallel with the 'have been sighted' in the main clause.

What is the OA?

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23 Jun 2009, 21:54
IMO B
which refers to noun before comma so A & E are wrong
in C they has no referrent
D is wordy and awkard

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08 Apr 2011, 14:43
B, less obscure and doesn't not use it, they, them etc..

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20 Apr 2011, 13:17
+1 B

Wrong use of "which".
C and D change the meaning.
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Re: UFOs   [#permalink] 20 Apr 2011, 13:17
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