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Unlike most of Norway, where residents can rely on a sunrise every day of the year, in Finnmark the sun rises only from late January through November, and during the other two months the county experiences polar night and polar twilight, in which the sun never appears above the horizon.

    A. unlike most of Norway, where residents can rely on a sunrise every day of the year, in Finnmark the sun
    B. Unlike most of Norway's residents who can rely on a sunrise every day of the year, the sun in Finnmark
    C. Unlike those of most of Norway, where residents can rely on a sunrise every day of the year, Finnmark's sun
    D. In comparison with most of Norway, whose residents can rely on a sunrise every day of the year, the sun in Finnmark
    E. In most of Norway, residents can rely on a sunrise every day of the year, but in Finnmark the sun
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Unlike most of Norway, where residents can rely on a sunrise every day of the year, in Finnmark the sun rises only from late January through November, and during the other two months the county experiences polar night and polar twilight, in which the sun never appears above the horizon.

    A. unlike most of Norway, where residents can rely on a sunrise every day of the year, in Finnmark the sun
    B. Unlike most of Norway's residents who can rely on a sunrise every day of the year, the sun in Finnmark
    C. Unlike those of most of Norway, where residents can rely on a sunrise every day of the year, Finnmark's sun
    D. In comparison with most of Norway, whose residents can rely on a sunrise every day of the year, the sun in Finnmark
    E. In most of Norway, residents can rely on a sunrise every day of the year, but in Finnmark the sun


The structure is Unlike A, B --- where B should be logically comparable to A. In all the highlighted portion, the comparison is blunder- comparing place to sun is nonsensical.
Only E has a neat structure presenting the intended meaning without any error.
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abansal1805 wrote:
Unlike most of Norway, where residents can rely on a sunrise every day of the year, in Finnmark the sun rises only from late January through November, and during the other two months the county experiences polar night and polar twilight, in which the sun never appears above the horizon.

    A. unlike most of Norway, where residents can rely on a sunrise every day of the year, in Finnmark the sun
    B. Unlike most of Norway's residents who can rely on a sunrise every day of the year, the sun in Finnmark
    C. Unlike those of most of Norway, where residents can rely on a sunrise every day of the year, Finnmark's sun
    D. In comparison with most of Norway, whose residents can rely on a sunrise every day of the year, the sun in Finnmark
    E. In most of Norway, residents can rely on a sunrise every day of the year, but in Finnmark the sun


Hi chetan2u VeritasKarishma

Can you please explain whats wrong in A?
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abansal1805 wrote:
Unlike most of Norway, where residents can rely on a sunrise every day of the year, in Finnmark the sun rises only from late January through November, and during the other two months the county experiences polar night and polar twilight, in which the sun never appears above the horizon.

    A. unlike most of Norway, where residents can rely on a sunrise every day of the year, in Finnmark the sun
    B. Unlike most of Norway's residents who can rely on a sunrise every day of the year, the sun in Finnmark
    C. Unlike those of most of Norway, where residents can rely on a sunrise every day of the year, Finnmark's sun
    D. In comparison with most of Norway, whose residents can rely on a sunrise every day of the year, the sun in Finnmark
    E. In most of Norway, residents can rely on a sunrise every day of the year, but in Finnmark the sun


Hi chetan2u VeritasKarishma

Can you please explain whats wrong in A?


Like and unlike are used to compare nouns and when you use them, a comparable noun is required ....
Unlike noun, noun .......
But here the structure is
unlike noun, in noun....
So we are comparing a noun, most of Norway, with a prepositional phrase, in Finnmark
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Hi chetan2u ,
among all the options E seems the best. But I did not choose it.
Reason for the same was:

In most of Norway, residents can rely on a sunrise every day of the year, but in Finnmark the sun

I considered "residents can rely on a sunrise every day of the year" as a non-essential modifier since it was between the commas ( at the start and at the end ). And on eliminating the same "In most of Norway but in Finnmark the sun" seemed illogical.

Can you thrown some light on this ?
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