Verbal Ability - Spotting Errors - Discussion

Discussion :: Spotting Errors - Section 1 (Q.No.158)

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).

158. 

(solve as per the direction given above)

[A]. Every motorist knows
[B]. road signs---whether symbols or colour codes--- have an immediacy
[C]. that neither the spoken nor the written word can match.
[D]. No error.

Answer: Option D

Explanation:

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Panky said: (Jan 13, 2011)  
The answer is correct and it defies the solution appropriately.

Ashwij said: (Sep 12, 2011)  
Shouldn't it be written 'words' in sentence c?

Dhanu said: (Sep 7, 2014)  
If the subjects are connected by OR, the verb used will be singular And All the sentences that begin with EACH, EVERYONE and ANYONE will have a singular verb.

Murthy said: (Nov 14, 2014)  
Every motorist know right not knows?

Nabam said: (May 7, 2015)  
Since "Every" is treated as singular, "knows" is correct :-).

Oyendrila said: (Aug 18, 2016)  
Shouldn't there be a 'that' after knows?

Nikita said: (Oct 26, 2017)  
Shouldn't it be, every motorist that knows?

Phanidhar said: (Feb 6, 2018)  
I think it's 'every motorist who knows'. That is not used here because the motorist is a person and not a thing.

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