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Unlike in other transportation industries, there are no minimum standards set by government or industry for qualifying for being an engineer on a train.


(A) Unlike in other transportation industries, there are no minimum standards set by government or industry for qualifying for being

(B) Unlike other transportation industries that have minimum standards set by government or industry, there are none for qualifying to be

(C) Although the government or industry usually sets minimum standards for transportation industries, no such one has been set for qualifying as to being

(D) Although the government or industry usually sets minimum standards for transportation industries, no such standard has been set for qualifying to be

(E) Although there are usually minimum standards set by government or industry for transportation industries, there is none for qualifying and being

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Unlike in other transportation industries, there are no minimum standards set by government or industry for qualifying for being an engineer on a train.


(A) Unlike in other transportation industries, there are no minimum standards set by government or industry for qualifying for being

Comparing "transportation industries" and "minimum standards".

"qualifying for being" is awkward.


(B) Unlike other transportation industries that have minimum standards set by government or industry, there are none for qualifying to be

Comparing "transportation industries (phrase) and "there are none for qualifying" (clause).

Use of "there" seems incorrect.

(C) Although the government or industry usually sets minimum standards for transportation industries, no such one has been set for qualifying as to being

"no such one has been set for qualifying as to being" is wrong. "One" is a singular pronoun here and it must be referring to "minimum standards" which is plural.
Also, "as to being" is incorrect.


(D) Although the government or industry usually sets minimum standards for transportation industries, no such standard has been set for qualifying to be

Correct.

(E) Although there are usually minimum standards set by government or industry for transportation industries, there is none for qualifying and being

Use of "There" is wrong.
Use of "being" is wrong.
SV error between "minimum standards" (plural) and there "IS" (singular)

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Unlike in other transportation industries, there are no minimum standards set by government or industry for qualifying for being an engineer on a train.

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(A) Unlike in other transportation industries, there are no minimum standards set by government or industry for qualifying for being

Qualifying to be is the appropriate usage here. Idiom error we can say. ELIMINATED
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(B) Unlike other transportation industries that have minimum standards set by government or industry, there are none for qualifying to be

Here the comparison is between transportation industries and standards. ELIMINATED
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(C) Although the government or industry usually sets minimum standards for transportation industries, no such one has been set for qualifying as to being

Qualifying as to being is non-sensical to say. ELIMINATED
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(D) Although the government or industry usually sets minimum standards for transportation industries, no such standard has been set for qualifying to be

This should be the correct one. CORRECT
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(E) Although there are usually minimum standards set by government or industry for transportation industries, there is none for qualifying and being

Qualifying and being are saying that no standards are qualifying and being an engineer. Distorts meaning. ELIMINATED

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