Select the most appropriate word to fill in the blank.
The entire security system needs to be vigilant as the minister is the one ____ has conspired and might abscond.
Correct Answer : a ) whoExplanation :
‘who’, ‘whom’, ‘whose’ and ‘which’ are all relative pronouns.
‘Who’ is used to refer to the subject.
‘Whom’ is used to refer to the object.
‘Which’ is to refer to non-living things.
‘Whose’ is for possession and belonging.
In the given sentence, ‘the minister’ is the subject, the reference to the minister is made by using ‘the one’, i.e., the minister who has conspired. Therefore, in the filler ‘who’ will be used.
Hence, option (a) is the correct answer.
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