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    Over ten years ago an International Trans

    Over ten years ago an International Trans Antarctic Scientific Expedition team ......(work) on the West Antarctic ice sheet. The team .....(collect) ice core samples which ....(reveal) how human ....(impact) climate changes over the past 200 years. Their research and expedition log books ...... (make) available through the Boston Museum of Science.


    This is a cloze test sample. My answers are below. Would you please tell me are there other answers that can fit here?

    1. was working
    2. collected
    3. reveals/ revealed ( Which one is better?)
    4. have impacted
    5. have been made/ will be made (which one is better?)


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    Re: Over ten years ago an International Trans

    Quote Originally Posted by Freeguy View Post
    Over ten years ago an International Trans Antarctic Scientific Expedition team ......(work) on the West Antarctic ice sheet. The team .....(collect) ice core samples which ....(reveal) how human ....(impact) climate changes over the past 200 years. Their research and expedition log books ...... (make) available through the Boston Museum of Science.


    This is a cloze test sample. My answers are below. Would you please tell me are there other answers that can fit here?

    1. was working
    2. collected
    3. reveals/ revealed ( Which one is better?)
    4. have impacted
    5. have been made/ will be made (which one is better?)


    Thanks!
    Over ten years ago an International Trans Antarctic Scientific Expedition team worked on the West Antarctic ice sheet. The team collected ice core samples which revealed how human ....(impact) climate changes over the past 200 years. Their research and expedition log books have been made/were made available through the Boston Museum of Science.

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    Re: Over ten years ago an International Trans

    Quote Originally Posted by Freeguy View Post
    Over ten years ago an International Trans Antarctic Scientific Expedition team ......(work) on the West Antarctic ice sheet. The team .....(collect) ice core samples which ....(reveal) how human ....(impact) climate changes over the past 200 years. Their research and expedition log books ...... (make) available through the Boston Museum of Science.


    This is a cloze test sample. My answers are below. Would you please tell me if are there are other answers that can fit here?

    1. was working That's the best choice
    2. collected I prefer "was collecting" but "collected" is fine.
    3. reveals/ revealed (Which one is better?) "Reveals" doesn't work. If you use the present tense, it needs to refer to "samples", so would be "reveal". Both "reveal" and "revealed" can work.
    4. have impacted The preceding word should be "humans" or "human beings". "Have impacted" works although it's normally followed by "on/upon". Note that many people don't like this relatively new usage of "to impact" as a verb.
    5. have been made/will be made (which one is better? Neither one is better. It depends on whether the log books have already been made available or if they will be made available in the future.


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    Re: Over ten years ago an International Trans

    It should be humans. As you precisely mentioned. You are quite right!

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