First confirmed in fall 2010, the Nose leech, a two inches long animal found in the Amazon and that resembles a worm, has a longer body and tail, and a more spikey head. 


A. found in the Amazon and that resembles

B. found in the Amazon and that, resembling

C. found in the Amazon and resembling

D. that is found in the Amazon and it resembles

E. that is found in the Amazon and that, resembling

Right Answer: C

Error Identification:

IdentifierFix
Underlined pronoun “that”Modifier
Time clue in the sentence fall 2010Tenses

Explanation:

Since we have identified the sentence to have an error that is based on Tenses, we will try and eliminate those options first. Fall 2010 is a definite time in the past and hence we must be using the simple past tense. 

A – Eliminated as ‘that’ incorrectly modifies Amazon. 

B – Eliminated as no verb is present after ‘that’ which fragments the sentence. 

C – This is the right answer and there is no grammatical error here.

D – Eliminated due to the inappropriate usage of “that” as it refers to the animal

E – Eliminated due to the inappropriate usage of “that” as it refers to the animal

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