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Historical Rediscovery

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Read the following passage, which contains some underlined or numbered words or phrases.

Each of the answer choices contains alternatives for the underlines; choose the one that fits best grammatically or stylistically. If you think the original is the best answer, choose Choice ‘A’, or NO CHANGE.

Questions about specific parts of the passage or about the passage as a whole are identified by numbers only, not underlines. These will be associated with specific questions.

Pompeii

Created for Albert.io. September 2014

(7) To understand the destruction of the city of Pompeii. It’s historical rediscovery requires a little background into the early nature of the city itself.

A

NO CHANGE

B

To understand the destruction of the city of Pompeii requires a little background of its historical rediscovery. And the early nature of the city itself.

C

To understand the destruction of the city of Pompeii and its historical rediscovery requires a little background into the early nature of the city itself.

D

To understand the destruction of the city of Pompeii; it’s historical rediscovery requires a little background into the nature of the city itself.