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# Neanderthals had a vocal tract that resembled those of the

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526. Neanderthals had a vocal tract that resembled those of the apes and so were probably without language, a shortcoming that may explain why they were supplanted by our own species.
(A) Neanderthals had a vocal tract that resembled those of the apes
(B) Neanderthals had a vocal tract resembling an ape’s
(C) The vocal tracts of Neanderthals resembled an ape’s
(D) The Neanderthal’s vocal tracts resembled the apes’
(E) The vocal tracts of the Neanderthals resembled those of the apes

Why is (A) wrong.. Is it that v/s those?

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10 Sep 2007, 22:41
A - 'those' is wrong as vocal tract is singular.
C,D,E - suggests vocal tracts has some form of language

B is best.

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# Neanderthals had a vocal tract that resembled those of the

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