The fact that thousands of “Jade vases” were discovered during the excavating of a 2500-year-old site in China, has nearly doubled the number of these artifacts known to exist. 

A – The fact that thousands of “Jade vases” were discovered during the excavating

B – Thousands of “Jade vases” discovered at the excavation

C – Discovering thousands of “Jade vases” at the excavating

D – “Jade vases”, thousands of which were discovered during excavating

E – The discovery of thousands of “Jade vases” during the excavation 

Right Answer: E

Error Identification:

IdentifierFix
Underlined Subject “The fact that…”Subject Verb Agreement
The subject keeps varying in the options Subject Verb Agreement

Explanation: 

In this question, the subject keeps varying but the verb “has nearly doubled” is constant. Hence, we will need to find a subject that goes along with this verb. 

A – The subject in this sentence is “The fact”. This disturbs the meaning of the sentence. Hence, this option is eliminated. 

B – The subject in this sentence is “Thousands of Jade vases” and this doesn’t agree with the verb “has”. Hence, this option is eliminated. 

C – The subject in this sentence is “Discovering thousands of”. This disturbs the meaning of the sentence. Hence, this option is eliminated.

D – The subject in this sentence is “Jade vases”. This disturbs the meaning of the sentence. Hence, this option is eliminated.

E – This option is right and has no Grammatical Errors. 

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