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# While Columbus is generally cited as the European who "discovered" Ame

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30 Dec 2018, 08:17
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While Columbus is generally cited as the European who "discovered" America, thinking that he was in East Asia, and it was Amerigo Vespucci correctly deducing that the New World was a landmass previously unknown to the Europeans.

A) thinking that he was in East Asia, and it was Amerigo Vespucci correctly deducing
B) he thought that he was in East Asia, and it was Amerigo Vespucci who correctly deduced
C) he thought that he was in East Asia, instead of Amerigo Vespucci who correctly deduced
D) thinking that he was in East Asia, but Amerigo Vespucci correctly deduced
E) in East Asia according to his thought, and Amerigo Vespucci correctly deduced

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30 Dec 2018, 08:54
aragonn, sudarshan22. the question is repeated. Also, can any of you remove one of the difficulty tags
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31 Dec 2018, 01:01
While Columbus is generally cited as the European who "discovered" America, thinking that he was in East Asia, and it was Amerigo Vespucci correctly deducing that the New World was a landmass previously unknown to the Europeans.

A) thinking that he was in East Asia, and it was Amerigo Vespucci correctly deducing
B) he thought that he was in East Asia, and it was Amerigo Vespucci who correctly deduced
C) he thought that he was in East Asia, instead of Amerigo Vespucci who correctly deduced
D) thinking that he was in East Asia, but Amerigo Vespucci correctly deduced
E) in East Asia according to his thought, and Amerigo Vespucci correctly deduced

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Re: While Columbus is generally cited as the European who "discovered" Ame   [#permalink] 31 Dec 2018, 01:01
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