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Once they had completed preliminary testing of the soil at the excavat

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Once they had completed preliminary testing of the soil at the excavation site, the archaeologists did not doubt whether the skeleton found was a reptile from the Mesozoic era.


A) did not doubt whether the skeleton found was

B) have no doubt whether the skeleton found was that of

C) had no doubt that the skeleton found was that of

D) have no doubt whether the skeleton found was

E) had not doubted that the skeleton found was

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aghosh54 wrote:
Once they had completed preliminary testing of the soil at the excavation site, the archaeologists did not doubt whether the skeleton found was a reptile from the Mesozoic era.

A)did not doubt whether the skeleton found was

B)have no doubt whether the skeleton found was that of

C)had no doubt that the skeleton found was that of

D)have no doubt whether the skeleton found was

E)had not doubted that the skeleton found was


+1 for C

A)did not doubt whether the skeleton found was

B)have no doubt whether the skeleton found was that of

C)had no doubt that the skeleton found was that of --> Correct tense and comparison

D)have no doubt whether the skeleton found was

E)had not doubted that the skeleton found was
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aghosh54 wrote:
Once they had completed preliminary testing of the soil at the excavation site, the archaeologists did not doubt whether the skeleton found was a reptile from the Mesozoic era.


A) did not doubt whether the skeleton found was

B) have no doubt whether the skeleton found was that of

C) had no doubt that the skeleton found was that of

D) have no doubt whether the skeleton found was

E) had not doubted that the skeleton found was


1. The skeleton is incorrectly compared with reptile , A and E are out.
2.The sentence requires a simple past and therefore usage of have is incorrect D and B are out.
In C we have correct comparison between skeleton and that of the reptile , that here is correctly referring to skeleton.

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