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# The weather in San Diego, California, is temperate for most of the yea

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The weather in San Diego, California, is temperate for most of the year, and although the air is not so clean as it used to be, it has remained virtually smog free through recent years of rapid industrial growth, unlike most urban areas in southern California.

A. unlike most urban areas in southern California
B. unlike the air in most southern California urban areas
C. unlike other southern California air
D. unlike southern California urban areas
E. in contrast to the smog condition elsewhere in urban southern California

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15 Sep 2018, 20:07
Ans-B
Air has remained smog free in San Diego ( California) , unlike the air in most sothern California urban areas.
Comparison is between 2 different types of air.
A:- air compared with areas
C:- most sothern California urban areas air not other southern California air
D:- same as A
E:- air vs condition

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15 Sep 2018, 20:15
s55day wrote:
The weather in San Diego, California, is temperate for most of the year, and although the air is not so clean as it used to be, it has remained virtually smog free through recent years of rapid industrial growth, unlike most urban areas in southern California.

A. unlike most urban areas in southern California
B. unlike the air in most southern California urban areas
C. unlike other southern California air
D. unlike southern California urban areas
E. in contrast to the smog condition elsewhere in urban southern California

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should'nt it be "Unlike the air in most OTHER southern California urban areas " ??
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15 Sep 2018, 20:20
Ans B. Air in San Diego is compared to air in other urban areas.
In all other option either smog or urban areas are compared. Simple example of similar object comparison

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Re: The weather in San Diego, California, is temperate for most of the yea  [#permalink]

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15 Sep 2018, 23:24
s55day wrote:
The weather in San Diego, California, is temperate for most of the year, and although the air is not so clean as it used to be, it has remained virtually smog free through recent years of rapid industrial growth, unlike most urban areas in southern California.

A. unlike most urban areas in southern California
B. unlike the air in most southern California urban areas
C. unlike other southern California air
D. unlike southern California urban areas
E. in contrast to the smog condition elsewhere in urban southern California

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