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Nicknamed the Napoleon of the dinosaur kingdom, Nicknamed the Napoleon

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Nicknamed the Napoleon of the dinosaur kingdom, N. Hoglundi seemed as armed with a smaller body to adapt to their Cretaceous Arctic environment that experienced seasonal temperature extremes and variations in available food sources.

a. seemed as armed with a smaller body to adapt to their Cretaceous Arctic environment that
b. seemed to have been armed with a smaller body to adapt to its Cretaceous Arctic environment that had
c. seems as armed with a smaller body to adapt to its Cretaceous Arctic environment that
d. seems to have been armed with a smaller body to adapt to its Cretaceous Arctic environment that
e. seems to be armed with a smaller body to adapt to its Cretaceous Arctic environment that had

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Nicknamed the Napoleon of the dinosaur kingdom, N. Hoglundi seemed as armed with a smaller body to adapt to their Cretaceous Arctic environment that experienced seasonal temperature extremes and variations in available food sources.

a. seemed as armed with a smaller body to adapt to their Cretaceous Arctic environment that
b. seemed to have been armed with a smaller body to adapt to its Cretaceous Arctic environment that had
c. seems as armed with a smaller body to adapt to its Cretaceous Arctic environment that
d. seems to have been armed with a smaller body to adapt to its Cretaceous Arctic environment that
e. seems to be armed with a smaller body to adapt to its Cretaceous Arctic environment that had


Can someone please explain why it is seems and not seemed as we are talking about dinosaur kingdom which existed in the past.
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can you please break down option D and E
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Nicknamed the Napoleon of the dinosaur kingdom, N. Hoglundi seemed as armed with a smaller body to adapt to their Cretaceous Arctic environment that experienced seasonal temperature extremes and variations in available food sources.

a. seemed as armed with a smaller body to adapt to their Cretaceous Arctic environment that
b. seemed to have been armed with a smaller body to adapt to its Cretaceous Arctic environment that had
c. seems as armed with a smaller body to adapt to its Cretaceous Arctic environment that
d. seems to have been armed with a smaller body to adapt to its Cretaceous Arctic environment that
e. seems to be armed with a smaller body to adapt to its Cretaceous Arctic environment that had


"their" in A incorrectly refers to "N. Hoglundi". Eliminate A.

"seem as" is wrong. Correct idiom is "seem to". Eliminate A, C.

"had" in B and E is wrong since "had" means that "environment" competed experiencing some changes before N. Hoglundi did something. Eliminate B and E.

D is the correct answer
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Nicknamed the Napoleon of the dinosaur kingdom, N. Hoglundi seemed as armed with a smaller body to adapt to their Cretaceous Arctic environment that experienced seasonal temperature extremes and variations in available food sources.

a. seemed as armed with a smaller body to adapt to their Cretaceous Arctic environment that
b. seemed to have been armed with a smaller body to adapt to its Cretaceous Arctic environment that had
c. seems as armed with a smaller body to adapt to its Cretaceous Arctic environment that
d. seems to have been armed with a smaller body to adapt to its Cretaceous Arctic environment that
e. seems to be armed with a smaller body to adapt to its Cretaceous Arctic environment that had


Hi Experts

1 Seems to have been and seems to be are both correct ?
2 On removing had from E will E be correct then .

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New post 19 Sep 2017, 11:29
I'm didn't understand this.
Dinosaur is already extinct and it stopped adapting.
'seems' is present tense... How can this be correct.
Also why it is wrong for dinosaur to start adapting after environment changes are completed?

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fmik7894 wrote:
Nicknamed the Napoleon of the dinosaur kingdom, N. Hoglundi seemed as armed with a smaller body to adapt to their Cretaceous Arctic environment that experienced seasonal temperature extremes and variations in available food sources.

a. seemed as armed with a smaller body to adapt to their Cretaceous Arctic environment that
b. seemed to have been armed with a smaller body to adapt to its Cretaceous Arctic environment that had
c. seems as armed with a smaller body to adapt to its Cretaceous Arctic environment that
d. seems to have been armed with a smaller body to adapt to its Cretaceous Arctic environment that
e. seems to be armed with a smaller body to adapt to its Cretaceous Arctic environment that had


Hi Experts

1 Seems to have been and seems to be are both correct ?
2 On removing had from E will E be correct then .

Regards,
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Hi, I am no expert but let me help you out.

Seems to be is present tense. The dinosaurs are history, so we need past tense.
Seems to have been correctly uses the past tense.

Hope that helps

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