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One of the only known anglerfish without a luring appendage or pelvic

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One of the only known anglerfish without a luring appendage or pelvic fins, Histiophryne psychedelica, with large flexible frills on its cheeks, which possibly help them to detect the movement of predators.


A. psychedelica, with large flexible frills on its cheeks, which possibly help them to

B. psychedelica, with large flexible frills on their cheeks, which possibly help it to

C. psychedelica, with large flexible frills on its cheeks, which possibly help them

D. psychedelica has large flexible frills on its cheeks, possibly to help it

E. psychedelica has large flexible frills on their cheeks, possibly to help it

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Originally posted by HarveyS on 12 Apr 2014, 18:09.
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D it is :psychedelica has large flexible frills on its cheeks, possibly to help it
A,B,C are not even a complete sentence !
E is wrong for "their"
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A : psychedelica(singular) them(plural) wrong
B : psychedelica(singular) their(plural) wrong
C : psychedelica(singular) them(plural) wrong
D : psychedelica(singular) its & it(singular) correct
E : psychedelica(singular) their(plural) wrong
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Siddharth120 wrote:
A : psychedelica(singular) them(plural) wrong
B : psychedelica(singular) their(plural) wrong
C : psychedelica(singular) them(plural) wrong
D : psychedelica(singular) its & it(singular) correct
E : psychedelica(singular) their(plural) wrong


Although you are close,with the explanation you have given, you are prone to risk an error in future.
Reason: psychedelica (or any species name), can be treated as plural or singular, with former being in most cases and later in fewer cases.

Your explanation worked here(perfect here) because of other words at the beginning of the setence: One of the only known anglerfish without a .........

A,B,C are out because they do make the sentence a run-on sentence. (A grammatically faulty sentence in which two or more main or independent clauses are joined without a word to connect them or a punctuation mark to separate them: “The fog was thick he could not find his way home.”)

D and E, fix this issue with verb 'has'. However, 'E' makes error of subject-verb agreement (singular vs plural), hence 'D' is answer.

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TheGraceful wrote:
Siddharth120 wrote:
A : psychedelica(singular) them(plural) wrong
B : psychedelica(singular) their(plural) wrong
C : psychedelica(singular) them(plural) wrong
D : psychedelica(singular) its & it(singular) correct
E : psychedelica(singular) their(plural) wrong


Although you are close,with the explanation you have given, you are prone to risk an error in future.
Reason: psychedelica (or any species name), can be treated as plural or singular, with former being in most cases and later in fewer cases.

Your explanation worked here(perfect here) because of other words at the beginning of the setence: One of the only known anglerfish without a .........

A,B,C are out because they do make the sentence a run-on sentence. (A grammatically faulty sentence in which two or more main or independent clauses are joined without a word to connect them or a punctuation mark to separate them: “The fog was thick he could not find his way home.”)

D and E, fix this issue with verb 'has'. However, 'E' makes error of subject-verb agreement (singular vs plural), hence 'D' is answer.

Hope this helps.

Club members, pleeease press kudos, if my efforts in explaining this help you in some way.



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One of the only known anglerfish without a luring appendage or pelvic fins, Histiophryne psychedelica, with large flexible frills on its cheeks, which possibly help them to detect the movement of predators.


A. psychedelica, with large flexible frills on its cheeks, which possibly help them to 'fragment'

B. psychedelica, with large flexible frills on their cheeks, which possibly help it to 'fragment'

C. psychedelica, with large flexible frills on its cheeks, which possibly help them 'fragment'

D. psychedelica has large flexible frills on its cheeks, possibly to help it 'correct'

E. psychedelica has large flexible frills on their cheeks, possibly to help it 'SV number error'
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