Question of The Day30-06-2020

Identify the best way to improve the underlined part of the given sentence. If there is no improvement required, select ‘no improvement’-

Many a leaders are also proposing different ways to level up in the field of technology.


Correct Answer : c ) Many a leader is

Explanation :

In the given sentence, the inappropriate phrase is ‘many a leaders are’. It should either be ‘many leaders are’ or ‘many a leader is’.

In the given phrase ‘leaders’ and ‘are’ are plural, whereas the correct usage is of singular.

The correct pattern as per grammatical accuracy is –

Many a + Singular noun subject + singular verb

Many + Plural noun subject + plural verb

For instance-

Many candidates give up the idea of trudging the mountain.

Many a candidate gives up the idea of trudging the mountain.

As per the context and the given options the correct phrase will be ‘Many a leader is’.

Hence, option C is the correct answer.

The Sentence Improvement type of question of English Language section is being asked in government jobs exams like Banking, SSC CGL, SSC CHSL, SBI CLERK, various IBPS exams. Attempting this question will help you learn a new grammar concept. PendulumEdu offers a variety of mock tests for you to up your skills in order to excel in these exams



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