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Some economists contend that the way markets react to financial news are based as much on irrational fears and expectations than on sound fiscal analyses.

(A) are based as much on irrational fears and expectations than on

(B) are based as much on their irrational fears and expectations as they are on

(C) is based as much on irrational fears and expectations than on

(D) is based as much on irrational fears and expectations as on

(E) has been based on irrational fears and expectations as much as
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Some economists contend that the way markets react to financial news are based as much on irrational fears and expectations than on sound fiscal analyses.

(A) are based as much on irrational fears and expectations than on

(B) are based as much on their irrational fears and expectations as they are on

(C) is based as much on irrational fears and expectations than on

(D) is based as much on irrational fears and expectations as on

(E) has been based on irrational fears and expectations as much as



The idiom here is "as much as x as on y." Though this sentence is also testing subject verb agreement. What is based on "as much on irrational fears and expectations?" Answer : "The way markets react to financial news" - this is actually singular

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