74. The writer is considering deleting the following clause from the preceding sentence (revising the capitalization accordingly):
If life can persist in extreme environments on Earth, Should this clause be kept or deleted?
F.Kept, because it clarifies for readers that life in extreme environments on Earth may not exist.
G.Kept, because it makes the connection between life on Earth and the possibility of life on other planets.
H.Deleted, because it contradicts the essay’s main point by implying that life may not exist in extreme environments.
J. Deleted, because it misleads readers into thinking
the paragraph is about life on Earth rather than life on other planets.