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Unlike most warbler species, the male and female blue-winged warbler are very difficult to tell apart.

(A) Unlike most warbler species, the male and female blue-winged warbler are very difficult to tell apart. - Incorrect - Illogical Comparison

(B) Unlike most warbler species, the gender of the blue-winged warbler is very difficult to distinguish. Incorrect - Illogical Comparison

(C) Unlike those in most warbler species, the male and female blue-winged warblers are very difficult to distinguish. - Incorrect - Illogical Comparison

(D) It is very difficult, unlike in most warbler species, to tell the male and female blue-winged warbler apart. - In the statement - "unlike in most warbler species" - the highlighted in is the error carcass souvik101990 Divyadisha

(E) Blue-winged warblers are unlike most species of warbler in that it is very difficult to tell the male and female apart. - Correct
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Unlike most warbler species, the male and female blue-winged warbler are very difficult to tell apart.

(A) Unlike most warbler species, the male and female blue-winged warbler are very difficult to tell apart. species compared with male and female blue-winged warbler

(B) Unlike most warbler species, the gender of the blue-winged warbler is very difficult to distinguish. species compared to gender

(C) Unlike those in most warbler species, the male and female blue-winged warblers are very difficult to distinguish. "those" does not have clear antecedent

(D) It is very difficult, unlike in most warbler species, to tell the male and female blue-winged warbler apart. wrong comparison, same as A

(E) Blue-winged warblers are unlike most species of warbler in that it is very difficult to tell the male and female apart. correct comparison

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Can someone please assist me with this question .As far as comparison is concerned the correct and idiomatic form of comparison is Unlike X ,Y . Also in the correct answer E, the pronoun IT has no referent. It cannot be used to refer to warblers which is plural.
How can this be the correct answer.

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Can someone please assist me with this question. So the correct form for comparison is Unlike X,Y
Also in the correct answer choice, the pronoun IT cannot refer to the plural blue-winged warblers. So how can this be the correct choice??

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Unlike most warbler species, the male and female blue-winged warbler are very difficult to tell apart.

(A) Unlike most warbler species, the male and female blue-winged warbler are very difficult to tell apart.

(B) Unlike most warbler species, the gender of the blue-winged warbler is very difficult to distinguish.

(C) Unlike those in most warbler species, the male and female blue-winged warblers are very difficult to distinguish.

(D) It is very difficult, unlike in most warbler species, to tell the male and female blue-winged warbler apart.

(E) Blue-winged warblers are unlike most species of warbler in that it is very difficult to tell the male and female apart.

E is correct.
See above the underline text for the explanation
A & B - wrong comparison
C has used "those", which is not representing the subject properly
D No comparison at all

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