Choose the one best answer, even though some problems may have two or more that could be correct. Circle the correct letter. 1. French divers recently found a cave along the coast of the Mediterranean Sea. The cave is accessible only through an underwater tunnel. The interior of the cave is completely filled with sea water and contains numerous large stalagmites, which are stony pillars that form when drops of water fall repeatedly on a single spot on a cave floor, leaving behind mineral deposits that accumulate over time. The information above most strongly supports which one of the following? a. The Mediterranean Sea was at a higher level in the past than it is now. b. The water level within the cave is higher now than it once was. c. The French divers were the first people who knew that the tunnel leading to the cave existed. d. There was once an entrance to the cave besides the underwater tunnel. e.
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