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In an area devoid of volcanic activity, a discovery has been made by a team of scientists from the University of California that a fragment of the Swiss Alps seems like it came from a depth as far down as 415 miles.

(A) discovery has been made by a team of scientists from the University of California that a fragment of the Swiss Alps seems like it came from a depth as far down

(B) discovery was made by a team of scientists from the University of California who found a fragment of the Swiss Alps that seems like it had come from a depth of as much

(C) team of scientists from the University of California have discovered a fragment of the Swiss Alps that has seemingly come from a depth of as great

(D) team of scientists from the University of California has discovered a fragment of the Swiss Alps that seems to have come from a depth as great

(E) team of scientists from the University of California has made the discovery of a fragment of the Swiss Alps that had seemingly come from a depth as far

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A. discovery has been made by a team of scientists from the University cf California that a fragment of the Swiss Alps seems like it came from a depth as far down - Incorrect. Usage of 'it' after 'like' makes the sentence awkward. 'As far as' is preferred over 'As far down'. down is redundant.

B. discovery was made by a team of scientists from the University of California who found a fragment of the Swiss Alps that seems like it had come from a depth of as much - Incorrect. Awkward for the reasons mentioned in A.

C. team of scientists from the University of California have discovered a fragment of the Swiss Alps that has seemingly come from a depth of as great - Incorrect. Subject verb agreement error.

D. team of scientists from the University of California has discovered a fragment of the Swiss Alps that seems to have come from a depth as great - Correct.

E. team of scientists from the University of California has made the discovery of a fragment of the Swiss Alps that had seemingly come from a depth as far - Incorrect. Change in meaning.

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In an area devoid of volcanic activity, a discovery has been made by a team of scientists from the University of California that a fragment of the Swiss Alps seems like it came from a depth as far down as 415 mies.`

A. discovery has been made by a team of scientists from the University cf California that a fragment of the Swiss Alps seems like it came from a depth as far down

B. discovery was made by a team of scientists from the University of California who found a fragment of the Swiss Alps that seems like it had come from a depth of as much

C. team of scientists from the University of California have discovered a fragment of the Swiss Alps that has seemingly come from a depth of as great

D. team of scientists from the University of California has discovered a fragment of the Swiss Alps that seems to have come from a depth as great

E. team of scientists from the University of California has made the disccvery of a fragment of the Swiss Alps that had seemingly come from a depth as far



In an area devoid of volcanic activity, a team of scientists from the University of California has discovered a fragment of the Swiss Alps that seems to have come from a depth as great as 415 mies.`
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NandishSS wrote:
In an area devoid of volcanic activity, a discovery has been made by a team of scientists from the University of California that a fragment of the Swiss Alps seems like it came from a depth as far down as 415 mies.`

A. discovery has been made by a team of scientists from the University cf California that a fragment of the Swiss Alps seems like it came from a depth as far down

B. discovery was made by a team of scientists from the University of California who found a fragment of the Swiss Alps that seems like it had come from a depth of as much

C. team of scientists from the University of California have discovered a fragment of the Swiss Alps that has seemingly come from a depth of as great

D. team of scientists from the University of California has discovered a fragment of the Swiss Alps that seems to have come from a depth as great

E. team of scientists from the University of California has made the discovery of a fragment of the Swiss Alps that had seemingly come from a depth as far



In an area devoid of volcanic activity, a team of scientists from the University of California has discovered a fragment of the Swiss Alps that seems to have come from a depth as great as 415 mies.`


Hi Abhi,

I really admire your efforts of coloring technique. To Add on it would be great if you the mention error type, for ex:-C has SV agreement error: "team" is singular, but the verb is "have discovered."
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