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Each question has a statement. Pick from the options the most appropriate restatement of the given statement. Select the one that is closest in meaning to the given statement

1) Although culture tends to evolve less quickly than formal social and political institution, it nonetheless adapts to changing circumstances

  1. Culture adapts to changing circumstances because its evolution is not quick as the evolution of formal social and political institutions.
  2. The process of evolution of culture may not be as quick as the evolution of social and political institutions, all the same it adapts to changing circumstances.
  3. The evolution of the formal social and political institutions is quicker when compared to the evolution of culture hence culture adapts to changing circumstances.
  4. The adaptability of culture, to changing circumstances, can be attributed to its slow pace of evolution in relation to the formal social and political institutions.
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I think the first one is closest in meaning to the given statement.
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  1. Culture adapts to changing circumstances because its evolution is not quick as the evolution of formal social and political institutions. => Because of this because word statemnt 1 is incorrect.
  2. The process of evolution of culture may not be as quick as the evolution of social and political institutions, all the same it adapts to changing circumstances. ==> This is correct.  Exact restatement !
  3. The evolution of the formal social and political institutions is quicker when compared to the evolution of culture hence culture adapts to changing circumstances. => hence,This word makes option 3 false.
  4. The adaptability of culture, to changing circumstances, can be attributed to its slow pace of evolution in relation to the formal social and political institutions. => This is wrong. I'm not sure how to put it in words, but it is not the same as Original Sentece..

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4.The adaptability of culture, to changing circumstances, can be attributed to its slow pace of evolution in relation to the formal social and political institutions.
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