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# Whereas scientists , because of random fluctuations in the

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57. Whereas scientists, because of random fluctuations in the weather, can not determine the transition from one season to the next by monitoring temperatures on a daily basis, so they cannot determine the onset of global warming by monitoring average annual temperatures.

A. Whereas scientists
B. Just as scientists
C. Like scientists who
D. Inasmuch as a scientist
E. In the same way a scientist

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09 Dec 2011, 01:28
Looks like this question is testing the idiom of "just as..., so..." Just as scientists cannot determine..., so they...

Out of curiosity, what's the source?
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09 Dec 2011, 03:37
Just as X, so Y is the right idiom. You should look carefully in the non-underlined part.
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11 Jan 2012, 23:15
I chose B because of the idiom Just so... as,but the rest including B does not make much sense to me!
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