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Question:

Which of the following statements rephrases the author’s main argument about the fate of the monarch butterfly?

A Humans must change their activities if the monarch is to survive.
Explaination

The author states in both the introductory and concluding paragraphs that human activity is affecting the wellbeing of the monarch.
Predators are warned of the insect’s foul taste by its distinctive coloration is incorrect. This statement is true, but it does not rephrase the author’s main argument about the fate of the butterfly.
The monarch butterfly lays its eggs on the leaves of the milkweed plant is incorrect. This statement is true, but the passage does not argue that laying eggs on the milkweed plant is a problem related to the insect’s survival.
Monarch butterflies that are dry can survive sub-freezing temperatures is incorrect. This is a fact that helps readers understand why climate change will have a large impact on the Monarchs. It supports the argument, but isn’t the argument itself.