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# The fates of viking Iceland and Greenland tell an even more complex,

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02 Oct 2018, 08:11
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The fates of viking Iceland and Greenland tell an even more complex, hence more richly instructive, story than do the fates of Easter Island, Mangareva's neighbors, the Anansazi, and the Maya.

A) than do the fates of Easter Island, Mangareva's neighbors
B) as do the fates of Easter Island, neighbors of Mangareva
C) so do the fates of Easter Island, Mangareva's neighbors
D) than did the fates of Easter Island, Mangareva's neighbors
E) as did the fates of Easter Island, Mangareva's neighbors

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Re: The fates of viking Iceland and Greenland tell an even more complex,  [#permalink]

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02 Oct 2018, 08:38
HasnainAfxal wrote:
The fates of viking Iceland and Greenland tell an even more complex, hence more richly instructive, story than do the fates of Easter Island, Mangareva's neighbors, the Anansazi, and the Maya.

A) than do the fates of Easter Island, Mangareva's neighbors
B) as do the fates of Easter Island, neighbors of Mangareva
C) so do the fates of Easter Island, Mangareva's neighbors
D) than did the fates of Easter Island, Mangareva's neighbors
E) as did the fates of Easter Island, Mangareva's neighbors

+1 for A

Split 1:
We have more complex in the non underlined part. Hence, we need a than

Eliminate B, C and E.

Between A and D, if we observe the non underlined part 'viking Iceland and Greenland tell', tell is present tense. Hence, we require 'do' here not 'did'.
Eliminate D
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Re: The fates of viking Iceland and Greenland tell an even more complex,  [#permalink]

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02 Oct 2018, 09:02
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HasnainAfxal wrote:
The fates of viking Iceland and Greenland tell an even more complex, hence more richly instructive, story than do the fates of Easter Island, Mangareva's neighbors, the Anansazi, and the Maya.

A) than do the fates of Easter Island, Mangareva's neighbors
B) as do the fates of Easter Island, neighbors of Mangareva
C) so do the fates of Easter Island, Mangareva's neighbors
D) than did the fates of Easter Island, Mangareva's neighbors
E) as did the fates of Easter Island, Mangareva's neighbors

The comparison more requires a than
between A and D , tell is parallel with do .
therefore,
A
Re: The fates of viking Iceland and Greenland tell an even more complex,   [#permalink] 02 Oct 2018, 09:02
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