Sentence Rearrangement - Plant Evolution

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Sentence Rearrangement - Plant Evolution

    A. The oldest fossil grasses are just 70 million years old, although grass may have evolved a bit earlier than that.

    B. There have been land plants for 465 million years, yet there were no flowers for over two-thirds of that time.

    C. The equally-familiar grasses appeared even more recently.

    D. Flowering plants only appeared in the middle of the dinosaur era.

    1. DCBA
    2. BCAD
    3. CADB
    4. BDCA


  • Correct Answer
    Choice D. BDCA

Detailed Solution

Sentences B and D talk of flowers and flowering plants. Sentence B talks of how land plants existed without flowers for several millions of years. Sentence D talks of when flowering plants appeared. It is clear D follows B.

Sentence C speaks of “equally familiar grasses”. So obviously, some other example- in this case, flowering plants- precedes this.

Sentences A and C talk of the evolution of grasses. A follows C.

So we have the correct order of arrangement as 4) BDCA

Correct Answer: BDCA

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