The question is from CAT Text Completion. Text Completion for Verbal Ability for CAT. Text Completion questions often feature in the CAT. A couple of sentences with blanks are given, along with word options for each blank. You need to choose the right combination of words that make sense in the given context. Have a look at this question from Text Completion. Solve CAT Questions from Text Completion to get more practice and 2IIMs CAT questions bank provides you with CAT questions that can help you gear for CAT Exam .
Question 11: It had long been presumed that stone tool-making was a hallmark of our ______________, Homo. _______________,the recent discovery, in northwestern Kenya, of 3.3-million-year-old stone tools that are 7,00,000 years older than any other such stone tools ever found suggests it was the more ancient human ancestors who made the cognitive leap needed for crafting such implements.
Blank (1): The word Homo after the blank tells us that the correct answer for this blank is genus, not genius.
Blank (2): The discovery of stone tools that predate any other tools found till now clearly tells us that what we have long presumed- that the genus Homo was first to craft stone tools- is wrong.
So the correct answer for blank (2) is however.
The question is "Choose the correct option to fill the blanks"
Choice D is the correct answer.
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