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by bhumika.k.shah » Sun Jan 31, 2010 7:36 am
Unlike 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 is chosen in an election separate from that which determines the majority party in the legislative branch.


A.Unlike 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

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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by bhumika.k.shah » Sun Jan 31, 2010 7:37 am
Whats the difference between C and E

I know rest all are wrong because they are comparing UK with the chief executive or the process in USA and blah!

Either of C or E is also doing the same thing...but cant figure out the correct option!
bhumika.k.shah wrote:Unlike 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 is chosen in an election separate from that which determines the majority party in the legislative branch.


A.Unlike 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

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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by sumanr84 » Sun Jan 31, 2010 7:49 am
IMO : C

Nothing against E on grammar consideration. The intent of the passage is very well delivered since the start of the sentence by option C - showing a contrast straightway in the beginning of the sentence.

I think its only a matter of style.

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by DeepakR » Sun Jan 31, 2010 8:39 am
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

The comparison is illogical. Unlike that of UK,..that of US seems better. I would choose E.

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by soumyopriyosaha » Sun Jan 31, 2010 9:41 am
bhumika.k.shah wrote:Unlike 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 is chosen in an election separate from that which determines the majority party in the legislative branch.


A.Unlike 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

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

Wrongly compares party of UK with US....Also "US has a Chief Executive" is wrong.

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
Correctly compares how the head is chosen in UK and in US.
IMO E. Find the explanation inline.

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by bhumika.k.shah » Sun Jan 31, 2010 10:02 am
Yes.

The OA is E

Reason correctly stated by soumyapriyosaha

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bhumika.k.shah wrote:Unlike 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 is chosen in an election separate from that which determines the majority party in the legislative branch.


A.Unlike 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

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

Wrongly compares party of UK with US....Also "US has a Chief Executive" is wrong.

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
Correctly compares how the head is chosen in UK and in US.
IMO E. Find the explanation inline.

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by sumanr84 » Sun Jan 31, 2010 11:10 am
blunder !! what am I doing :(

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by bhumika.k.shah » Sun Jan 31, 2010 11:17 am
shyt happens! :D

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sumanr84 wrote:blunder !! what am I doing :(