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Though the law will require emissions testing of all diesel

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Though the law will require emissions testing of all diesel vehicles, from
tractor trailers to excursion buses, it will have no effect on sport utility
vehicles, almost all of which are gasoline powered, and will not be subjected
to emissions-control standards as stringent as they are for

diesel-powered vehicles.
A. powered, and will not be subjected to emissions-control standards as
stringent as they are for
B. powered, and therefore not subjected to emissions-control standards
that are as stringent as those of
C. powered and therefore not subject to emissions-control standards as
stringent as those for
D. powered, which are not subject to emissions-control standards as
stringent as they are for
E. powered and therefore they are not subject to emissions-control
standards as stringent as those of

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Re: SC - emissions [#permalink]

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New post 26 Apr 2008, 15:34
Sentence has Pronoun referent and relative pronoun (modifier) issue
A. powered, and will not be subjected to emissions-control standards as stringent as they are for [“they” have no clear referent issue – eliminate it]
B. powered, and therefore not subjected to emissions-control standards that are as stringent as those of [Hold it]
C. powered and therefore not subject to emissions-control standards as stringent as those for [ missing comma for parenthetical element – eliminate it]
D. powered, which are not subject to emissions-control standards as stringent as they are for [“they” – pronoun issue – eliminate it]
E. powered and therefore they are not subject to emissions-control standards as stringent as those of [“they” – pronoun referent issue]

Answer: B

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Re: SC - emissions [#permalink]

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New post 26 Apr 2008, 23:27
hanumayamma wrote:
Sentence has Pronoun referent and relative pronoun (modifier) issue
A. powered, and will not be subjected to emissions-control standards as stringent as they are for [“they” have no clear referent issue – eliminate it]
B. powered, and therefore not subjected to emissions-control standards that are as stringent as those of [Hold it]
C. powered and therefore not subject to emissions-control standards as stringent as those for [ missing comma for parenthetical element – eliminate it]
D. powered, which are not subject to emissions-control standards as stringent as they are for [“they” – pronoun issue – eliminate it]
E. powered and therefore they are not subject to emissions-control standards as stringent as those of [“they” – pronoun referent issue]

Answer: B


Emission control standards cannot be "of the cars", they are "for the cars"

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Re: SC - emissions [#permalink]

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New post 27 Apr 2008, 11:16
Hi itsme291,

Thanks for info.
Yes, emission standards are for cars!

Thanks

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Re: SC - emissions   [#permalink] 27 Apr 2008, 11:16
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