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Writing > Improving Sentences

Part or all of the following sentence is underlined; beneath the sentence are five ways of phrasing the underlined material. Select the option that produces the best sentence. If you think the original phrasing produces a better sentence than any of the alternatives, select choice A.  

As it is primarily a bird of New Zealand’s native forests, the kiwi also lives in scrub and native grasslands.

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Hint

Note the contrast between the “native forests” in which the kiwi “primarily” lives and the “grasslands” in which “the kiwi also lives.”

Question of the Day

Can you answer today's question?

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11/8 , 12/6

Jul
20
2013
188,091 responses
Question of the Day Statistics
Number Answered
Correct 141,867
Incorrect 46,224
75% correct

Writing > Improving Sentences

Part or all of the following sentence is underlined; beneath the sentence are five ways of phrasing the underlined material. Select the option that produces the best sentence. If you think the original phrasing produces a better sentence than any of the alternatives, select choice A.  

As it is primarily a bird of New Zealand’s native forests, the kiwi also lives in scrub and native grasslands.

Answer Choices

Answer

Choice (B) is correct. It avoids the awkwardness of the original by using the word “Although” to introduce the comparison between the different habitats of the kiwi (“native forests” and “scrub and native grasslands”).