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Question

Unlike the short flights of the shuttle and earlier spacecraft, which carried sufficient power in fuel cells and batteries, a permanently orbiting space station will have to generate its own electricity.


 

Option A:

the short flights of the shuttle and earlier spacecraft, which carried sufficient power in fuel cells and batteries

Option B:

the shuttle and earlier spacecraft, with sufficient enough power in fuel cells and batteries for their short flights

Option C:

the short flights of the shuttle and earlier spacecraft, which enabled them to carry sufficient enough power in fuel cells and batteries

Option D:

the shuttle and earlier spacecraft, which were capable of carrying sufficient power in fuel cells and batteries for their short flights

Option E:

the flights of the shuttle and earlier spacecraft, whose shortness allowed them to carry sufficient power in fuel cells and batteries

Difficulty Level

Easy

Solution

Option D is the correct answer.


Option Analysis

Concept tested: Comparison

A) Incorrect comparison; Short flights vs Space station.

B) Inappropriate usage of the word “with”

C) Same as A; short flights vs. space station.

D) Correct Answer

E) Same as A; flights vs. Space station.