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# Unlike the acid smoke of cigarettes, pipe tobacco, cured by

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Unlike the acid smoke of cigarettes, pipe tobacco, cured by age-old methods, yields an alkaline smoke too irritating to be drawn into the lungs.

(A)Unlike the acid smoke of cigarettes, pipe tobacco, cured by age-old methods, yields an alkaline smoke
(B) Unlike the acid smoke of cigarettes, pipe tobacco is cured by age-old methods, yielding an alkaline smoke
(C) Unlike cigarette tobacco, which yields an acid smoke, pipe tobacco, cured by age-old methods, yields an alkaline smoke
(D) Differing from cigarettesâ€™ acid smoke, pipe tobaccoâ€™s alkaline smoke, cured by age-old methods, is
(E) The alkaline smoke of pipe tobacco differs from cigarettesâ€™ acid smoke in that it is cured by age-old methods and is
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03 Oct 2005, 17:29
C it is.

Unlike cigarette tobacco......piped tobacco.
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03 Oct 2005, 18:40
A - wrong comparison. Comparing smoke, with tobacco
B - same problem as A
D - 'Differing' is unidiomatic
E - illgically suggests smoke is cured

C is the best choice.
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03 Oct 2005, 18:41
duttsit wrote:
C.
parallelism.

This sentence does not test parallelism but tests comparison.
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03 Oct 2005, 23:49
C. Comparing cigarette tobacco to pipe tobacco.
03 Oct 2005, 23:49
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