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Archaeologists in Egypt have excavated a 5,000-year-old wooden hull that is the earliest surviving example of example of a “built” boat—in other words, a boat constructed out of planks fitted together—and that thus represents a major advance, in terms of

(A) together—and that thus represents

(B) together—and this has represented

(C) together, and it represents

(D) together that was representing

(E) together to represent
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25 Jul 2008, 08:43
apurva1985 wrote:
Archaeologists in Egypt have excavated a 5,000-year-old wooden hull that is the earliest surviving example of example of a “built” boat—in other words, a boat constructed out of planks fitted together—and that thus represents a major advance, in terms of

(A) together—and that thus represents

(B) together—and this has represented

(C) together, and it represents

(D) together that was representing

(E) together to represent

"build" boat - in other words, a boat constructed out of planks fitted together -
definition included between hypens.

A and B remians.
that thus represetns --> "boat constructed out of planks fitted together" thus represents.. advance technology.

A looks good.
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25 Jul 2008, 09:56
rao_1857 wrote:
apurva1985 wrote:
Archaeologists in Egypt have excavated a 5,000-year-old wooden hull that is the earliest surviving example of example of a “built” boat—in other words, a boat constructed out of planks fitted together—and that thus represents a major advance, in terms of

(A) together—and that thus represents

(B) together—and this has represented

(C) together, and it represents

(D) together that was representing

(E) together to represent

IMO C

IN C, "It" --refers to what ?? boat

that means -->boat represents a major advance --->??? is that make sense.
its actually boat constructed out of planks fitted together --- represents a major advance..
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25 Jul 2008, 10:01
x2suresh wrote:
apurva1985 wrote:
Archaeologists in Egypt have excavated a 5,000-year-old wooden hull that is the earliest surviving example of example of a “built” boat—in other words, a boat constructed out of planks fitted together—and that thus represents a major advance, in terms of

(A) together—and that thus represents

(B) together—and this has represented

(C) together, and it represents

(D) together that was representing

(E) together to represent

"build" boat - in other words, a boat constructed out of planks fitted together -
definition included between hypens.

A and B remians.
that thus represetns --> "boat constructed out of planks fitted together" thus represents.. advance technology.

A looks good.

I agree with you. The triger word is thus
Because the boat is constructed out of planks fitted together, it represents a major advance.

A has a clear meaning.
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