Starfish, with anywhere from five to eight arms, have a strong regenerative ability, and if one arm is lost it quickly replaces it, sometimes by the animal overcompensating and growing an extra one or two.


Starfish, with anywhere from five to eight arms, have a strong regenerative ability, and if one arm is lost it quickly replaces it, sometimes by the animal overcompensating and growing an extra one or two.

A. one arm is lost it quickly replaces it, sometimes by the animal overcompensating and

B. one arm is lost it is quickly replaced, with the animal sometimes overcompensating and

C. they lose one arm they quickly replace it, sometimes by the animal overcompensating,

D. they lose one arm they are quickly replaced, with the animal sometimes overcompensating,

E. they lose one arm it is quickly replaced, sometimes with the animal overcompensating,


Correct Answer Below (so you don’t see it while reviewing the question)

gmat tutoring consultations  823x288 test @2x 4

Correct Answer: B

This sentence correction explanation is coming soon. Submit the form to speed it up!

For some SC guidance, here’s a link to a breakdown of GMAT sentence correction. If you want to put this explanation to the front of the line then go ahead and copy/paste the question into the form below and hammer on the submit button.

  • This field is for validation purposes and should be left unchanged.