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DNA Similarity

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Read the following passage, which contains some underlined or numbered words or phrases. Each of the answer choices contains alternatives for the underlines; choose the one that fits best grammatically or stylistically. If you think the original is the best answer, choose Choice ‘A’, or NO CHANGE.

Questions about specific parts of the passage or about the passage as a whole are identified by numbers only, not underlines. These will be associated with specific questions.

Can We Turn a Chimp into a Man?

Created for Albert.io. September 2014

(1) The similarity among the DNA genomes of humans and chimpanzees ranges from a low of 90% to almost 99%, depending upon which source is examined.

A

NO CHANGE

B

The similarity along the DNA genomes of humans and chimpanzees ranges

C

The similarity between the DNA genomes than of humans and chimpanzees ranges

D

The similarity between the DNA genomes of humans and chimpanzees ranges