Verbal Ability - Spotting Errors - Discussion

Discussion :: Spotting Errors - Section 2 (Q.No.91)

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 'E'. (Ignore the errors of punctuation, if any).

91. 

(solve as per the direction given above)

[A]. When the national
[B]. anthem was being
[C]. sung, everyone were
[D]. standing in silence.
[E]. No error.

Answer: Option C

Explanation:

Sung, everyone was

Santhosh said: (Aug 3, 2014)  
What is the difference between was and were?

Honey Thakuria said: (Nov 11, 2014)  
Was is use with singular and with is used to denote plural?

Mounika said: (Jul 22, 2015)  
Everyone is considered as a single unit was denotes singular and were denoted plural.

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