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With respect to most species of animals, they are evenly divided in right- or left-handedness, unlike humans.

(A) With respect to most species of animals, they are evenly divided in right- or left-handedness, unlike humans.

(B) With respect to right- or left-handedness, most species of animals are evenly divided, unlike in humans.

(C) Unlike humans, most species of animals are evenly divided with respect to right- or left-handedness.

(D) Unlike in humans, most species of animals with respect to right- or left-handedness are evenly divided.

(E) Unlike humans, with respect to right- or left-handedness, in most species of animals it is evenly divided.

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With respect to most species of animals, they are evenly divided in right- or left-handedness, unlike humans.

A. With respect to most species of animals, they are evenly divided in right- or left-handedness, unlike humans.

B. With respect to right- or left-handedness, most species of animals are evenly divided, unlike in humans.

C. Unlike humans, most species of animals are evenly divided with respect to right- or left-handedness.

D. Unlike in humans, most species of animals with respect to right- or left-handedness are evenly divided.

E. Unlike humans, with respect to right- or left-handedness, in most species of animals it is evenly divided.


I went for answer choice C as the sentence offered the clearest, most concise version in my opinion.

Following reasons led me to elimate the other choices:

A - Weird way of phrasing
B - The species are evenly divided... the "in" humans part killed it for me
D - Again unlike "in" humans compares to most species of animals
E - Unlike humans, with respect to... this sentence would need to state the subject which is compared to humans
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With respect to most species of animals, they are evenly divided in right- or left-handedness, unlike humans.

(A) With respect to most species of animals, they are evenly divided in right- or left-handedness, unlike humans. --> "unlike humans" should modify "most species"

(B) With respect to right- or left-handedness, most species of animals are evenly divided, unlike in humans. --> same as A

(C) Unlike humans, most species of animals are evenly divided with respect to right- or left-handedness. --> correct

(D) Unlike in humans, most species of animals with respect to right- or left-handedness are evenly divided.

(E) Unlike humans, with respect to right- or left-handedness, in most species of animals it is evenly divided.
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With respect to most species of animals, they are evenly divided in right- or left-handedness, unlike humans.

(A) With respect to most species of animals, they are evenly divided in right- or left-handedness, unlike humans. --- 'With respect to' should modify right or left-handedness and not most other species. Out.

(B) With respect to right- or left-handedness, most species of animals are evenly divided, unlike in humans. --- 'Unlike in humans' is not parallel with 'most species '

(C) Unlike humans, most species of animals are evenly divided with respect to right- or left-handedness. --- Straightforward comparison

(D) unlike in humans, most species of animals with respect to right- or left-handedness are evenly divided. -- same as in B

(E) Unlike humans, with respect to right- or left-handedness, in most species of animals, it is evenly divided. --- 'unlike humans' is not parallel with 'in most species'

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Answer C. Correct usage of Unlike X & Y, comparison.

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With respect to most species of animals, they are evenly divided in right- or left-handedness, unlike humans.

(A) With respect to most species of animals, they are evenly divided in right- or left-handedness, unlike humans.

(B) With respect to right- or left-handedness, most species of animals are evenly divided, unlike in humans.

(C) Unlike humans, most species of animals are evenly divided with respect to right- or left-handedness.

(D) Unlike in humans, most species of animals with respect to right- or left-handedness are evenly divided.

(E) Unlike humans, with respect to right- or left-handedness, in most species of animals it is evenly divided.
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Who are being compared here?
Humans and most species of animals.

What is being compared here?
Right- or left-handedness

A - Wrong comparison
B - Wrong comparison
C - This correctly answers the two questions above
D - in humans is compared with most species of animals. Wrong comparison
E - After Unlike humans, most species of animals is expected for the right comparison. Hence this is wrong

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With respect to most species of animals, they are evenly divided in right- or left-handedness, unlike humans.

(A) With respect to most species of animals, they are evenly divided in right- or left-handedness, unlike humans.
- Incorrect placement of modifier "unlike humans".

(B) With respect to right- or left-handedness, most species of animals are evenly divided, unlike in humans.-Incorrect use of "in".


(C) Unlike humans, most species of animals are evenly divided with respect to right- or left-handedness.- Use modifier touch rule- correct

(D) Unlike in humans, most species of animals with respect to right- or left-handedness are evenly divided.- Incorrect use of "in".

(E) Unlike humans, with respect to right- or left-handedness, in most species of animals it is evenly divided.-Incorrect placement of modifier "unlike humans".


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With respect to most species of animals, they are evenly divided in right- or left-handedness, unlike humans.

(A) With respect to most species of animals, they are evenly divided in right- or left-handedness, unlike humans.

(B) With respect to right- or left-handedness, most species of animals are evenly divided, unlike in humans.

(C) Unlike humans, most species of animals are evenly divided with respect to right- or left-handedness.

(D) Unlike in humans, most species of animals with respect to right- or left-handedness are evenly divided.

(E) Unlike humans, with respect to right- or left-handedness, in most species of animals it is evenly divided.


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Question No.: SC
OG Code : SC01545

With respect to most species of animals, they are evenly divided in right- or left-handedness, unlike humans.

(A) With respect to most species of animals, they are evenly divided in right- or left-handedness, unlike humans.

(B) With respect to right- or left-handedness, most species of animals are evenly divided, unlike in humans.

(C) Unlike humans, most species of animals are evenly divided with respect to right- or left-handedness.

(D) Unlike in humans, most species of animals with respect to right- or left-handedness are evenly divided.

(E) Unlike humans, with respect to right- or left-handedness, in most species of animals it is evenly divided.

The modifier ordering is a problem here and comparison between meaning items is another issue.
C is correct as it places modifier correctly and comparison is in between meaningful items
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Practice Question
Question No.: SC
OG Code : SC01545

With respect to most species of animals, they are evenly divided in right- or left-handedness, unlike humans.

(A) With respect to most species of animals, they are evenly divided in right- or left-handedness, unlike humans.

(B) With respect to right- or left-handedness, most species of animals are evenly divided, unlike in humans.

(C) Unlike humans, most species of animals are evenly divided with respect to right- or left-handedness. CORRECT, proper comparison is done between humans and animal species with respect to right or left handedness

(D) Unlike in humans, most species of animals with respect to right- or left-handedness are evenly divided.


(E) Unlike humans, with respect to right- or left-handedness, in most species of animals it is evenly divided.
Also with respect to right or left handedness is incorrectly placed


Straight C, Proper Comparison and modifier issue is also resolved
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