Historically, monetary systems have developed only in population centers with marketplaces. Through the fourth centur...

Cheynne on November 12 at 06:18AM

Question on Answer Choice "A"

Is "A" out because of the word "only"? At first it looks good but the "only" makes the answer too definitive because there could be other civilization with a monetary system that are just not named in stimulus.

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Ravi on November 13 at 12:22AM

@cheynnelee, the reason we can get rid of A is because even though Greek cities had marketplaces, we don't know if Greek cities had marketplaces at all, as marketplaces are a necessary, but not sufficient, condition for monetary systems. Does this make sense?