Brave New World

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Biological Parents


"In brief… the parents were the father and the mother." The smut that was really science fell with a crash into the boys' eye-avoiding silence.

'Mother,' he repeated loudly rubbing in the science; and, leaning back in his chair, 'These,' he said gravely, 'are unpleasant facts; I know it. But then most historical facts are unpleasant."

What can BEST be inferred from the quote?


It can be inferred that the boys' confusion stemmed from the assumption that all of the babies in the hatchery were parentless.


It can be inferred that the boys know nothing else besides the scientific method of creating babies as they do in the factory.


It can be inferred that the concept of a mother and father is foreign and only read about in other countries.


Both answers A & B


Both answers A & C