Sunday, March 11, 2007

SC's Question number - 927, 928

927). While depressed property values can hurt some large investors, they are potentially devastating for home-owners, whose equity―in many cases representing a life's savings―can plunge or even disappear.

(A) they are potentially devastating for homeowners, whose

(B) they can potentially devastate homeowners in that their

(C) for homeowners they are potentially devastating, because their

(D) for homeowners, it is potentially devastating in that their

(E) it can potentially devastate homeowners, whose

928). While Jackie Robinson was a Brooklyn Dodger, his courage in the face of physical threats and verbal attacks was not unlike that of Rosa Parks, who refused to move to the back of a bus in Montgomery, Alabama.

(A) not unlike that of Rosa Parks, who refused

(B) not unlike Rosa Parks, who refused

(C) like Rosa Parks and her refusal

(D) like that of Rosa Parks for refusing

(E) as that of Rosa Parks, who refused

Answers --

927). OA - A - Explanation given on link below - question number is 100

928). OA - A

B, C - incorrect - wrongly compares Robinson's courage to Rosa Parks herself

D - incorrect - wrongly suggests that it is Robinson's courage "which refused" - instead it should be "Parks" herself who refused to go to the back of the bus.

E - incorrect - wrongly uses as to compare nouns.

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