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# The sex of baby alligators and many other reptiles - such as

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01 May 2012, 23:33
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The sex of baby alligators and many other reptiles - such as crocodiles and snapping turtles - are determined by the temperature of the nest; above ninety degrees yields males, while lower temperatures yield females.

(A) are determined by the temperature of the nest; above
(B) is determined from the temperature of the nest; temperatures above
(C) is determined by the temperature of the nest; temperatures above
(D) are determined by the temperature of the nest; those above
(E) is determined by the temperature of the nest; rising above

Correct answer is C, but C has "temperatures... yields" in the second part of the sentence... isn't that a plural noun and a singular verb?
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01 May 2012, 23:42
temperatures above ninety degrees yields males, while lower temperatures yield females.
Letter "s" needs to be removed from temperatures or from yields so that S-V aggrement is maintened. See after the comma, correct S_V aggrement is given so it Seems some typo error.
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08 Aug 2018, 13:01
'C'
singular subject 'sex' -> 'is'
temperatures above ninety degrees yields males,
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