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Question

Today’s technology allows manufacturers to make small cars more fuel-efficient now than at any time in their production history.


 

Option A:

small cars more fuel-efficient now than at any time in their

Option B:

small cars that are more fuel-efficient than they were at any time in their

Option C:

small cars that are more fuel-efficient than those at any other time in

Option D:

more fuel-efficient small cars than those at any other time in their

Option E:

more fuel-efficient small cars now than at any time in

Difficulty Level

Medium

Solution

Option C is the correct answer.


Option Analysis

Concept tested: Comparisons.

 

A) Incorrect comparison. This option talks about how fuel-efficient small cars are now than at any time in their own history. We ideally would want to compare two sets of distinct cars.

B) Same as A. The meaning seems to say that you would use the same set of cars in both the time frames.

C) Correct Answer

D) Incorrect comparison. This option talks about how fuel-efficient small cars are now than at any time in their own history. We ideally would want to compare two sets of distinct cars.

E) Incorrect usage of the word “now”. Also, the same problem exists as with A.