Verbal Ability - Closet Test - Discussion

Watermelons ...(1)... to India by the 4th century AD. Sushruta, the great Indian physician ...(2)... wrote Sushruta Samhita mentions that watermelons were grown ...(3)... the banks of the river Indus ...(4)... are also mentioned in ancient books. Sushruta calls it as Kalinda or Kalinga (hence Kalingad in Marathi). It was ...(5)... to China in the 10th or 11th century and ...(6)... it is grown throughout the tropics. Wild watermelons are ...(7)... compared to cultivated ones; some of which weigh up to 25 kg. The heaviest fruit weighing 118 kg was produced at Hope, Arkansas, USA the state to which President Clinton ...(8)...

5. 

(solve as per the direction given above)

[A]. took
[B]. gave
[C]. taken
[D]. take
[E]. taking

Answer: Option C

Explanation:

No answer description available for this question.

Lakshman said: (Aug 18, 2012)  
Actually was represents past continuous tense...then it takes v1+ing...so why the answer given that taken

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