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June 2007, Passage 4, Question 24



Summary
The content delves into the strategy for answering a detailed question on the GRE, focusing on how pollen analyses have provided evidence against certain historical agricultural beliefs.
  • Identifying the correct answer involves understanding the specific evidence provided by pollen analyses.
  • The passage disproves the belief that cereal grains were not cultivated in certain parts of County Down before the seventh century.
  • Pollen analysis showed that cereal grains were being grown before the introduction of the moldboard plough, contradicting previous views.
  • Other answer choices are dismissed because they either align with the passage's information or do not directly relate to the evidence provided by pollen analyses.
Chapters
00:08
Understanding Detailed Questions
00:24
Predicting the Answer
01:28
Analyzing the Answer Choices
01:36
Eliminating Incorrect Answers