Question of The Day28-08-2021

In the sentence identify the segment which contains the grammatical error. If there is no error, mark as ‘no error’.

India had a moment to savour when their women’s hockey team entered the quarterfinals.

Answer

Correct Answer : a ) when their women’s hockey

Explanation :

The use of pronoun ‘their’ is incorrect.

The subject in the given sentence is ‘India’. In order to refer to ‘India’, use of ‘their’ is incorrect. ‘Their’ is used to refer to plural subjects.

For singular subjects like ‘India’, we use ‘it’.

Instead of using ‘their’, we need to use ‘it’.

Hence, (A) is the correct answer.

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