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Question 5: 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.
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.
The question is " Arrange the sentences in the correct order "
The order is BDCA
Choice D is the correct answer.
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