Read the text bellow aand put the words in brackets in the correct form.
Everybody knows that Christopher Columbus discovered
America. However, America (1)_____ (NAME) after Amerigo Vespucci who explored
the eastern coast of South America. Was he really the first to reach the
continent? The great Norwegian explorer Thor Heyerdal (2)______ (THINK) it
wasn't true. He believed that ancient people were able to build boats that (3)______
(CAN) cross oceans. To test his ideas, Heyerdal decided to build a copy of the
reed boats, which (4)______ (PICTURE) in ancient Egyptian paintings and sail
across the Atlantic.
On May 25, 1969 the boat called Ra left a port in Morocco
and headed across the (5)_____ (WIDE) part of the Atlantic.Before reaching
Barbados, Ra (6)______ (BREAK) but all the members of the expedition survived
and wanted to try again. So, on May 17, 1970 Ra II successfully crossed the
Atlantic, (7)______ (PROVE) that ancient civilizations had enough skill to
reach America long before Columbus.