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The financial crash of October 1987 demonstrated that the world’s capital markets are integrated more closely than never before and events in one part of the global village may be transmitted to the rest of the village — almost instantaneously.

(A) integrated more closely than never before and
(B) closely integrated more than ever before so
(C) more closely integrated as never before while
(D) more closely integrated than ever before and that
(E) more than ever before closely integrated as
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The financial crash of October 1987 demonstrated that the world’s capital markets are integrated more closely than never before and events in one part of the global village may be transmitted to the rest of the village—almost instantaneously.

(A) integrated more closely than never before and -> Never is not used with before. Never can be used alone. But with before, ever should be used.
(B) closely integrated more than ever before so -> so -> Provides a reason but we are looking for two facts
(C) more closely integrated as never before while -> Never is not used with before. Never can be used alone. But with before, ever should be used.
(D) more closely integrated than ever before and that -> Correct
(E) more than ever before closely integrated as -> as -> Also provides a reason but we don't want a reason but to report facts.
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28 Jul 2007, 23:09
I will also go with D but is the use of "THAT" really required here?
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29 Jul 2007, 01:42
bmwhype2 wrote:
754. The financial crash of October 1987 demonstrated that the world’s capital markets are integrated more closely than never before and events in one part of the global village may be transmitted to the rest of the village—almost instantaneously.
(A) integrated more closely than never before and
(B) closely integrated more than ever before so
(C) more closely integrated as never before while
(D) more closely integrated than ever before and that
(E) more than ever before closely integrated as

I go with D.

I think B needs a comma to be grammatically correct (sounds silly right)
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29 Jul 2007, 05:32
The financial crash of October 1987 demonstrated that the world’s capital markets are integrated more closely than never before and events in one part of the global village may be transmitted to the rest of the village—almost instantaneously.

D. more closely integrated than ever before and that

Its a Idiom (more than ever before) + Parallelism
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29 Jul 2007, 06:19
D it is.

Original has a split infinitive?

"integrated more closely" isnt as appealing as " more closely integrated"

and also "that......" and "that......" is a test of parallelism of clauses.
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29 Jul 2007, 09:19
r0m3416 wrote:
The financial crash of October 1987 demonstrated that the world’s capital markets are integrated more closely than never before and events in one part of the global village may be transmitted to the rest of the village—almost instantaneously.

D. more closely integrated than ever before and that

Its a Idiom (more than ever before) + Parallelism

Nice... I dint notice this even though I ended up selecting the right choice. Something to look out for.
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07 Sep 2007, 13:28
OA is D.

botirvoy wrote:
I will go with D, as well.

bmwhype2 wrote:
754. The financial crash of October 1987 demonstrated that the world’s capital markets are integrated more closely than never before and events in one part of the global village may be transmitted to the rest of the village—almost instantaneously.
(A) integrated more closely than never before and - we need "ever" instead of "never", and "that" after "and"
(B) closely integrated more than ever before so - badly constructed
(C) more closely integrated as never before while - no good
(D) more closely integrated than ever before and that - nice one
(E) more than ever before closely integrated as - out
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