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Although the earliest surviving Greek inscriptions written in an alphabet date

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76.  Although the earliest surviving Greek inscriptions written in an alphabet date from the eighth century B.C., the fact that the text of these Greek inscriptions sometimes....
In the argument given, the two portions in boldface play which of the following roles?
(A) The fist and the second each describe evidence that has been used to challenge the position that the
argument seeks to establish.
(B) The fist is evidence that forms the basis for an objection to the position that the argument seeks to
establish; the second is that position.
(C) The fist is evidence that forms the basis for an objection to the position that the argument seeks to
establish; the second is a consideration that is introduced to counter the force of that evidence.
(D) The fist and the second each provide evidence in support of the position that the argument seeks to
establish.
(E) The fist provides evidence in support of the position that the argument seeks to establish; the second is
that position.
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Mayur Goenka
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the fact that the text of these Greek inscriptions sometimes runs from right to left and sometimes
from left to right-is a fact
And although Phoenician writing was originally inconsistent in direction, by the
eighth century B.C. Phoenician was consistently written from right to left and had been for about
two centuries.-is a fact 
Conclusion- the Greeks learned alphabetic writing from the Phoenicians
Correct answer option D
(Asupports the conclusion both no challenges
(B).Both are evidence
(C) no where objection
(D) correct answer
(E) Second is aevidence

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