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# Unlike the United Kingdom, where the party that wins a

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Unlike the United Kingdom, where the party that wins a majority of sets in the parliament chooses the head of the government, the chief executive in the United States is chosen in an election separate from that which determines the majority party in the legistaltive branch.

A)Unlike the United Kingdom, where the party that wins a majority of sets in the parliament chooses the head of the government, the chief executive in the United States
B)Unlike the United Kingdom party that wins a majority of seats in parliament and chooses the head of the government, the chief executive in the United States
C)Unlike that of the United Kingdom, where the party that wins a majority of seats in parliament chooses the head of the government, the United States has a chief executive that
D)In comparison with the United Kingdom, where the party that wins a majority of seats in parliament chooses the head of the government, the chief executive in the United States
E)In the United Kingdom, the party that wins a majority of seats in parliament chooses the head of the government, but in the United States the chief executive
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11 Mar 2007, 19:25
nitinneha wrote:
Unlike the United Kingdom, where the party that wins a majority of sets in the parliament chooses the head of the government, the chief executive in the United States is chosen in an election separate from that which determines the majority party in the legistaltive branch.

A)Unlike the United Kingdom, where the party that wins a majority of sets in the parliament chooses the head of the government, the chief executive in the United States
B)Unlike the United Kingdom party that wins a majority of seats in parliament and chooses the head of the government, the chief executive in the United States
C)Unlike that of the United Kingdom, where the party that wins a majority of seats in parliament chooses the head of the government, the United States has a chief executive that
D)In comparison with the United Kingdom, where the party that wins a majority of seats in parliament chooses the head of the government, the chief executive in the United States
E)In the United Kingdom, the party that wins a majority of seats in parliament chooses the head of the government, but in the United States the chief executive

Should be C

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11 Mar 2007, 20:32
Answer should be E, as this only compare in the UK to in the US. while others are wrong comparisons.

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11 Mar 2007, 20:42
i agree with E, this question looks like a derivative of OG Verbal Q 101
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12 Mar 2007, 15:23
OA is E.

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12 Mar 2007, 20:06
aurobindo wrote:
trivikram wrote:
nitinneha wrote:
Unlike the United Kingdom, where the party that wins a majority of sets in the parliament chooses the head of the government, the chief executive in the United States is chosen in an election separate from that which determines the majority party in the legistaltive branch.

A)Unlike the United Kingdom, where the party that wins a majority of sets in the parliament chooses the head of the government, the chief executive in the United States
B)Unlike the United Kingdom party that wins a majority of seats in parliament and chooses the head of the government, the chief executive in the United States
C)Unlike that of the United Kingdom, where the party that wins a majority of seats in parliament chooses the head of the government, the United States has a chief executive that
D)In comparison with the United Kingdom, where the party that wins a majority of seats in parliament chooses the head of the government, the chief executive in the United States
E)In the United Kingdom, the party that wins a majority of seats in parliament chooses the head of the government, but in the United States the chief executive

Should be C

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hey Vikram, "that of" in C looks awkward. No?

i know..such stupid mistakes i make.....huh
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12 Mar 2007, 20:28
Faulty comparisons in all but E. UK should either be compared to US or the head of UK elected should be compared to the chief executive in the US.

Unlike the United Kingdom, where the party that wins a majority of sets in the parliament chooses the head of the government, the chief executive in the United States is chosen in an election separate from that which determines the majority party in the legistaltive branch.

A)Unlike the United Kingdom, where the party that wins a majority of sets in the parliament chooses the head of the government, the chief executive in the United States
B)Unlike the United Kingdom party that wins a majority of seats in parliament and chooses the head of the government, the chief executive in the United States
C)Unlike that of the United Kingdom, where the party that wins a majority of seats in parliament chooses the head of the government, the United States has a chief executive that
D)In comparison with the United Kingdom, where the party that wins a majority of seats in parliament chooses the head of the government, the chief executive in the United States
E)In the United Kingdom, the party that wins a majority of seats in parliament chooses the head of the government, but in the United States the chief executive
12 Mar 2007, 20:28
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