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Question

The fact of some fraternal twins resembling each other greatly and others looking quite dissimilar highlights an interesting and often overlooked feature of fraternal-twin pairs, namely they vary considerably on a spectrum of genetic relatedness.


 

Option A:

The fact of some fraternal twins resembling each other greatly and others looking quite dissimilar highlights an interesting and often overlooked feature of fraternal-twin pairs, namely they vary considerably

Option B:

That some fraternal twins resemble each other greatly while others look quite dissimilar highlights an interesting and often overlooked feature of fraternal-twin pairs, namely that they vary considerably

Option C:

With some fraternal twins resembling each other greatly and others looking quite dissimilar, it highlights an interesting and often overlooked feature of fraternaltwin pairs, namely considerable variation

Option D:

With some fraternal twins resembling each other greatly and others looking quite dissimilar, it is a fact that highlights an interesting and often overlooked feature of fraternal-twin pairs, namely a considerable variation

Option E:

Because some fraternal twins resemble each other greatly and others look quite dissimilar, this fact highlights an interesting and often overlooked feature of fraternal-twin pairs, namely they vary considerably

Difficulty Level

Easy

Solution

Option B is the correct answer.


Option Analysis

Concept tested: Clauses and Connectors, Meaning Tag: Difficult

A) The sentence has an incorrect construction. It seems to say “The fact…. Represents….” While the fact doesn’t represent anything.

B) Correct Answer

C) Incorrect usage of the word “With”.

D) Incorrect usage of the word “With”.

E) Changes the meaning of the sentence. Introduces a cause and effect relationship due to the introduction of the word “because”.