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# That the new managing editor rose from the publications soft

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That the new managing editor rose from the publicationâ€™s â€œsoftâ€
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07 Jan 2006, 10:18
Not sure but E?

The "is more of suggests that the latter pat has to be present tense. Also we need both parts of the sentences to be in active voice.

Event X "is" ... than Y "is" ..

A/B: being a woman - passive - doesn't go with first part
C - definitely funny - incorrect - apple vs orange comparison
D - past tense
E - CORRECT
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07 Jan 2006, 10:27
It should be 'E'.

Only 'E' is parallel!

"new MD is more of a landmark than that she is a woman."
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07 Jan 2006, 10:52
vivek123 wrote:

Your logic is perfect giddi, then why doubt???

Thanks vivek. When I was in high school my grammat teacher use to mention that ENGLISH IS A MONKEY LANGUAGE. There are more exceptions than rules.

I find that more than half of the times LOGIC does not work. I am still learning the GMATical rules.

I must comment that your questions and participation/discussion here has helped me (and definitely other GMAT clubbers) a lot and encouraged me to solve more SCs from the 1000's collection.
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07 Jan 2006, 14:57
My vote for E too.

I arrived to E like this

That(1st part)..... that(2nd part)....
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08 Jan 2006, 03:05
E for ||ism.

"she is more of a landmark in the industry than that she is a woman"
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08 Jan 2006, 20:20
OA is E...Somehow I didn't look at the tense correctly and picked D.
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08 Jan 2006, 23:31
I go with (E). We're doing a comparison here: "is X than is Y." (A) lacks parallelism, (B) and (C) are awkward, (D) suggests that she's presently a man while in the past she was a woman.
08 Jan 2006, 23:31
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