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Fill in the blanks choosing the best alternatives from the given options.
The Expanding-Earth theory was (a) ________ by a geologist who (b)________ by the name Sam Carey. Once, the ‘continental drift’ theory of Alfred Wegener was considered farfetched. Carey found his inspiration while he was (c) ________ Wegener’s theory. He then built a large half-globe on which he used models of continents in order to vindicate Wegener’s idea. He concluded that all the continents that (d)________ discrete today
(e)________ to a single mass called Pangaea.


A

(a) propounded (b) go (c) studying (d) are (e) belonged

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B

(a) propounded (b) go (c) study (d) were (e) belonged

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C

(a) propounded (b) went (c) studying (d) are (e) belonged

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D

(a) propounded (b) went (c) study (d) are (e) belonged

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The correct option is A

(a) propounded (b) went (c) studying (d) are (e) belonged


The Expanding-Earth theory was propounded by a geologist who went by the name Sam Carey. Once, the ‘continental drift’ theory of Alfred Wegener was considered farfetched. Carey found his inspiration while he was studying Wegener’s theory. He then built a large half-globe on which he used models of continents in order to vindicate Wegener’s idea. He concluded that all the continents that are discrete today belonged to a single mass called Pangaea.


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