Verbal Ability - Spotting Errors - Discussion

Discussion :: Spotting Errors - Section 1 (Q.No.110)

Read each sentence to find out whether there is any grammatical error in it. The error, if any will be in one part of the sentence. The letter of that part is the answer. If there is no error, the answer is 'D'. (Ignore the errors of punctuation, if any).

110. 

(solve as per the direction given above)

[A]. The brakes and steering failed
[B]. and the bus ran down the hill
[C]. without anyone being able control it.
[D]. No error.

Answer: Option C

Explanation:

without being controlled by anyone

Rajani said: (Jun 3, 2010)  
why coming Ans C

Dhanesh said: (Jun 27, 2010)  
ans C can explain it

M.Swapna said: (Jul 4, 2010)  
yes c is the right ans!

M.Naresh said: (Jul 13, 2010)  
Yes C is the correct ans..

Brijpal Singh said: (Jul 15, 2010)  
yes Option c is correct.

Hima said: (Jul 22, 2010)  
why c is correct answer

Hima said: (Jul 22, 2010)  
why c is correct answer

Kishna said: (Aug 4, 2010)  
why do we say like ...without anyone being able to control it.

Haribabu said: (Aug 12, 2010)  
proper reason for this answer.....

Anu said: (Oct 1, 2013)  
Without annoying being able to control it.

Daksh said: (Dec 13, 2014)  
Can you please explain what is the difference between "Without anyone being able to control it " and "Without being able you control it"?

Avinash said: (Feb 25, 2015)  
Brake can fail, but what about steering? How can steering fail?

Sneha said: (Jun 20, 2016)  
The given sentence is in a passive form.

Chowdhury said: (Dec 8, 2016)  
Shouldn't it be.

"The brakes and steering had failed and the bus ran down the hill without anyone being able control it"?

Huddie said: (Jun 26, 2018)  
The brakes and 'the' steering failed 'as' the bus ran down the hill A or B should be given first preference.

Sjood said: (Sep 2, 2020)  
It also should be, Without anyone was able to control it.

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