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# The tombs in the Valley of the Kings, constructed to house deceased ph

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15 Oct 2018, 22:14
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The tombs in the Valley of the Kings, constructed to house deceased pharaohs and nobles, were first explored in the late 18th century by members of Napoleon’s Egyptian expedition and has been found to contain more than 63 tombs and chambers.

A. were first explored in the late 18th century by members of Napoleon’s Egyptian expedition and has been
B. was first explored in the late 18th century by members of Napoleon’s Egyptian expedition, and is
C. first explored in the late 18th century by members of Napoleon’s Egyptian expedition, and have been
D. were first explored in the late 18th century by members of Napoleon’s Egyptian expedition, and have been
E. first explored by members of Napoleon’s Egyptian expedition in the late 18th century, and are
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15 Oct 2018, 22:33
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A. <Incorrect, SV agreement "has been"> were first explored in the late 18th century by members of Napoleon’s Egyptian expedition and has been
B. <Incorrect, SV agreement> was first explored in the late 18th century by members of Napoleon’s Egyptian expedition, and is
C. <Incorrect, missing verb>first explored in the late 18th century by members of Napoleon’s Egyptian expedition, and have been
D.<Correct> were first explored in the late 18th century by members of Napoleon’s Egyptian expedition, and have been
E. <Incorrect, Missing verb> first explored by members of Napoleon’s Egyptian expedition in the late 18th century, and are
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[quote="rencsee"]The tombs in the Valley of the Kings, constructed to house deceased pharaohs and nobles, were first explored in the late 18th century by members of Napoleon’s Egyptian expedition and has been found to contain more than 63 tombs and chambers.

A. were first explored in the late 18th century by members of Napoleon’s Egyptian expedition and has been(SV agreement)
B. was first explored in the late 18th century by members of Napoleon’s Egyptian expedition, and is( SV agreement)
C. first explored in the late 18th century by members of Napoleon’s Egyptian expedition, and have been(linking verb is missing)
D. were first explored in the late 18th century by members of Napoleon’s Egyptian expedition, and have been(correct)
E. first explored by members of Napoleon’s Egyptian expedition in the late 18th century, and are (linking verb is missing)

Correct choice is D

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