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Dinosaur Extinction

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Select the TWO answer choices that, when used to complete the sentence, fit the meaning of the sentence as a whole and produce completed sentences that are alike in meaning.

The Avalrez hypothesis suggests that the mass extinction of dinosaurs was caused by the impact of a large asteroid on the Earth; religious fundamentalists, however, assert that this is pure _______________ and resent this type of teaching in public schools.

A

conjecture

B

dogmatism

C

efficacy

D

positivism

E

prattle

F

speculation