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Sentence Equivalence #Q9-Anthropologists contend that

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Anthropologists contend that the ancient Mesopotamians switched from grain production to barley after excessive irrigation and salt accumulation made the soil ____________ grains.

 Indifferent to
 Inhospitable to
 Unsuitable for
 Acrimonious to
 Benignant to
 Inured to

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\(B,C\). Explanation: By elimination we see that inhospitable to and unsuitable for are the best fits.
[Reveal] Spoiler: OA

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Re: Sentence Equivalence #Q9-Anthropologists contend that [#permalink] New post 28 Apr 2016, 05:57
Switched from X to Y. Why ?either Y offered more benefits or X had negative effect. Our clue "Grain" talks about X, so, the negativity of grain producing condition will be our answers.
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