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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

Evan Eichler, (7) a genome specialist at the University of Washington in Seattle, said, “The goal is to answer the basic question: What makes us human?”

A

NO CHANGE

B

a genome specialist at the University of Washington in Seattle, said, “The goal is to answer the basic question; What makes us human?”

C

a genome specialist at the University of Washington in Seattle, said, “The goal is to answer the basic question: What makes us human"?

D

a genome specialist at the University of Washington in Seattle, said “The goal is to answer the basic question: What makes us human?”