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# In contrast to true hibernators such as woodchucks and

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In contrast to true hibernators such as woodchucks and hedgehogs, whose body temperatures drop close to the freezing point during the winter months, the body temperature of bears remains nearly normal throughout their prolonged sleep.

(A) the body temperature of bears remains nearly normal

(B) a nearly normal body temperature is maintained by bears

(C) a bear’s body temperature remains nearly normal

(D) a bear maintains a body temperature that is nearly normal

(E) bears maintain a nearly normal body temperature
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22 Apr 2008, 20:11
Straight E. Dangling modifier plus verb agreement.

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In contrast to true hibernators such as woodchucks and hedgehogs, whose body temperatures drop close to the freezing point during the winter months, the body temperature of bears remains nearly normal throughout their prolonged sleep.

(A) the body temperature of bears remains nearly normal

(B) a nearly normal body temperature is maintained by bears

(C) a bear’s body temperature remains nearly normal

(D) a bear maintains a body temperature that is nearly normal

(E) bears maintain a nearly normal body temperature
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22 Apr 2008, 20:27
prasannar wrote:
In contrast to true hibernators such as woodchucks and hedgehogs, whose body temperatures drop close to the freezing point during the winter months, the body temperature of bears remains nearly normal throughout their prolonged sleep.

(A) the body temperature of bears remains nearly normal

(B) a nearly normal body temperature is maintained by bears

(C) a bear’s body temperature remains nearly normal

(D) a bear maintains a body temperature that is nearly normal

(E) bears maintain a nearly normal body temperature

E..In contrast to true hibernators ....bears maintain ...
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23 Apr 2008, 14:33
prasannar wrote:
In contrast to true hibernators such as woodchucks and hedgehogs, whose body temperatures drop close to the freezing point during the winter months, the body temperature of bears remains nearly normal throughout their prolonged sleep.

(A) the body temperature of bears remains nearly normal

(B) a nearly normal body temperature is maintained by bears

(C) a bear’s body temperature remains nearly normal

(D) a bear maintains a body temperature that is nearly normal

(E) bears maintain a nearly normal body temperature

Definitely E

comparing animal to animal here, not animal to temperature. So A, B, C are out. "their" is plural, so "bears" is correct, not singular bear.
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25 Apr 2008, 09:17
E for sure.
Besides Their D is awkward and wordy.
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25 Apr 2008, 12:02
Sentence has parallel and subject-verb issue
In contrast to X, Y [ Both X and Y need to be parallel] – eliminate A, B and C

(A) the body temperature of bears remains nearly normal

(B) a nearly normal body temperature is maintained by bears

(C) a bear’s body temperature remains nearly normal

(D) a bear maintains a body temperature that is nearly normal [Singular “Bear” cannot refer “their” – eliminate it]

(E) bears maintain a nearly normal body temperature [Hold it]

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25 Apr 2008, 17:22
E. Woodchucks, hedgehogs, and...bears.
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25 Apr 2008, 20:21
OA is E
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Re: SC: hibernators   [#permalink] 25 Apr 2008, 20:21
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