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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

Meaning unclear-Is it the acid smoke or the tobacco that is being cured?

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26 Nov 2006, 02:24
The comparison is correct in each of the choices C,D,E...Why C then?
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26 Nov 2006, 03:32
Its C for sure

D & E are wrong

D; Though we are comparing acid smoke with alkaline smoke, alkaline smoke is not cured on the contrary pipe tobacco is.

E: is all wrong dont bother looking at it also
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26 Nov 2006, 07:18
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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

Meaning unclear-Is it the acid smoke or the tobacco that is being cured?

Edit by Vivek: Underlined

It is the tobacco ofcourse....

Should be C

nlike cigarette tobacco, which yields an acid smoke, pipe tobacco, cured by age-old methods, yields an alkaline smoke

The text in RED can be eliminated so the comparision holds good
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26 Nov 2006, 10:57
Thanks guys the OA is C indeed...
26 Nov 2006, 10:57
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