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# The recent rise of United States and the rise of United Kingdom in 190

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The recent rise of United States and the rise of United Kingdom in 190  [#permalink]

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30 Oct 2018, 02:20
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The recent rise of United States and the rise of United Kingdom in 1900s starkly resemble each other, not only because the latter was at the forefront of science and technology by using its natural resources to shore up production and because it simultaneously used a high percentage of its GDP to shore up its defenses.

A. The recent rise of United States and the rise of United Kingdom in 1900s starkly resemble each other, not only because the latter was

B. The rise of United Kingdom in 1900s starkly resembles the recent rise of United States both because they were both

C. The recent rise of United States bears a stark resemblance to the rise of United Kingdom in 1900s, both because the latter was

D. The recent rise of United States and the rise of United Kingdom in 1900s bear stark resemblance because they both were

E. There is a stark resemblance between the rise of United Kingdom in 1900s and the recent rise of United States, not only because
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Re: The recent rise of United States and the rise of United Kingdom in 190  [#permalink]

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30 Oct 2018, 12:40
The non-underlined part has and because it so we need some parallelism and a singular noun.

A. The recent rise of United States and the rise of United Kingdom in 1900s starkly resemble each other, not only because the latter was

B. The rise of United Kingdom in 1900s starkly resembles the recent rise of United States both because they were both

C. The recent rise of United States bears a stark resemblance to the rise of United Kingdom in 1900s, both because the latter was

D. The recent rise of United States and the rise of United Kingdom in 1900s bear stark resemblance because they both were

E. There is a stark resemblance between the rise of United Kingdom in 1900s and the recent rise of United States, not only because

I think the correct answer choice is C. Waiting for the OA.
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31 Oct 2018, 12:37
rencsee wrote:
The recent rise of United States and the rise of United Kingdom in 1900s starkly resemble each other, not only because the latter was at the forefront of science and technology by using its natural resources to shore up production and because it simultaneously used a high percentage of its GDP to shore up its defenses.

A. The recent rise of United States and the rise of United Kingdom in 1900s starkly resemble each other, not only because the latter was

B. The rise of United Kingdom in 1900s starkly resembles the recent rise of United States both because they were both

C. The recent rise of United States bears a stark resemblance to the rise of United Kingdom in 1900s, both because the latter was

D. The recent rise of United States and the rise of United Kingdom in 1900s bear stark resemblance because they both were

E. There is a stark resemblance between the rise of United Kingdom in 1900s and the recent rise of United States, not only because

Recent rise is singular subject so bears is correct , so it eliminates D, In c there is corrrect comparison between rise of US and UK , so C is correct
Re: The recent rise of United States and the rise of United Kingdom in 190   [#permalink] 31 Oct 2018, 12:37
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