Verbal Ability - Comprehension - Discussion

Male lions are rather reticent about expanding their energy in hunting more than three quarters of kills are made by lionesses are in front, tensely scanning ahead, the cubs lag playfully behind and the males bring up the rear, walking slowly, their massive heads nodding with each step as if they were bored with the whole matter. But slothfulness may have survival value. With lionesses busy hunting, the males function as guard for the cubs, protecting them particularly from hyenas.


Male lions protect their cubs

[A]. from the members of their own species
[B]. from hyenas only
[C]. from hyenas as much as from other enemies
[D]. more from hyenas than from other animals

Answer: Option D


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Ankur said: (May 23, 2014)  
It is mentioned over there that it is particularly protecting from hyenas so I think answer should be B.

Krish said: (Dec 26, 2014)  
Anybody can explain for this question?

Miranda said: (Dec 30, 2014)  
Its says more from hyenas than from other animals so that means it meanly protects them from hyenas.

Prem said: (Jul 3, 2016)  
Here the author mentioned that 'male lion's protected their cubs particularly from hyenas'. It means the cubs can be hunt by other animals but more from hyenas.

So option D is correct.

Subha said: (Jan 8, 2017)  
I also think it is option B.

Viola said: (Apr 19, 2017)  
Look at the use of the word 'particularly'. It implies that other than hyenas, he's also talking about other animals.

Madhu Singh said: (Oct 3, 2018)  
The answer is B because the last line indicates that protecting from hyenas.

Rohit said: (Oct 6, 2018)  
Because here it is mentioned the word "PARTICULAR".

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