70.The writer is considering deleting the following phrase from the preceding sentence (and revising the capital- ization accordingly):

In the hot waters surrounding Juan de Fuca Ridge in the Pacific Ocean,

Should this phrase be kept or deleted?

  • F.Kept, because it clarifies that thermophiles live in both the Pacific Ocean and Juan de Fuca Ridge.


  • G.Kept, because it provides specific details about the “Here” referred to in the next sentence.


  • H.Deleted, because it contradicts the preceding para- graph, which makes it clear that thermophiles donot live in water only.


  • J. Deleted, because this information is provided later

    in this paragraph.