Question of The Day22-10-2019

Directions: In the given question, four words are printed in bold, one of which may be wrongly spelled or inappropriate in the context of the sentence. Choose the inappropriate word. If all the words printed in bold are correctly spelt and are also appropriate in the context of the sentence, mark (E), i.e. ‘All are correct’ as your answer.

In the scrume for most needed, worst addressed urban issues, transport may emerge on top, but is given a fight by other basics as affordable housing and health.


Correct Answer : a ) Scrume

Explanation :

The word “scrume” used in the sentence is incorrectly spelled. The word is correctly spelled as “scrum”, which means “a disorderly crowd (of people or things)”.

All the other options are spelt correctly, and the sentence is otherwise grammatically and contextually correct and can, therefore, be eliminated.

Let’s have a look at the usage of word ‘scrum’ with the help of the following sentence:

“As the game ended, tension between the two sides boiled over into a scrum of stick swinging, pushing, and punching.”

Hence, (A) is the correct answer.

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