Question 9 - Reading Practice Test for the TOEFL Test

In which place (A,B,C, or D) in the paragraph below it could this sentence be added?

“That could have led the two sides to have radic­ally dif­fer­ent tem­per­a­tures by pre­venting some heat from spread­ing around.”

[A] The re­search­ers, led by the Un­ivers­ity of Cam­bridge in the U.K., say scorch­ing temp­era­tures on the plan­et’s hot­ter side may have made the at­mos­phere evap­o­rate. [B] Tem­per­a­tures on the hot side can reach 2,500 de­grees C (4,500 F), [C] while tem­per­a­tures on the (10) cool side are around 1,100 de­grees C (2,000 de­grees F), ac­cord­ing to the find­ings, re­ported in the jour­nal Na­ture. [D]

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