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## Official SC | Foraging at all times of the day

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#### Official SC | Foraging at all times of the day

Sun Oct 09, 2016 7:10 am
Foraging at all times of the day and night, but interspersing their feeding with periods of rest that last between one and eight hours, a sperm whale could eat so much as a ton of squid a day.

A) between one and eight hours, a sperm whale could eat so
B) between one and eight hours, sperm whales can eat as
C) between one and eight hours, sperm whales could eat as
D) from one to eight hours, sperm whales could eat so
E) from one to eight hours, a sperm whale can eat so

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Sun Oct 09, 2016 7:14 am
Can and could both talk about the possibility or ability. Only difference is Can is present and could is past.

Also note the modifier Foraging and interspersing talk about the characteristics of whale so it is a fact and hence we need to use present tense to talk about facts therefore, we will use can. So, A,C and D are gone.

Out of B and E uses the wrong comparison idiom so much as. We need as much as.

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