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Question 22: Remains of the tomb of the Ottoman sultan who died in 1566 while his troops were besieging the fortress of Szigetvar in Hungary, Suleiman the Magnificent, is believed to be found recently.
In the given sentence, the noun phrase ‘Suleiman the Magnificent’ is misplaced. This error is corrected in all given answer options.
Also note that ‘to be found’ is incorrect. The correct tense to use is the present perfect form, i.e. ‘to have been found’.
The subject of the sentence is ‘remains of the tomb’. As ‘remains’ is plural, the correct verb to follow it is ‘are’.
The question is " Choose the grammatically correct option "
Choice D is the correct answer.
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