Verbal Ability - Spotting Errors - Discussion

Discussion :: Spotting Errors - Section 2 (Q.No.11)

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).


(solve as per the direction given above)

[A]. We are happy
[B]. to know that
[C]. the project completed
[D]. strictly as per the schedule.
[E]. No error.

Answer: Option C


the project was completed

Gunjan said: (Oct 29, 2014)  
Why WAS? Why not HAVE? Any idea, please let me know.

Abhi said: (Nov 3, 2014)  
There should be HAS BEEN despite of was.

As the first statement is in present the passive should be in accordance with it.

Akher said: (Feb 16, 2015)  
B. In knowing that.

C. The project has completed.

Avinash said: (Mar 3, 2015)  
Why "project was completed"? Why not "project completed"?

Scott said: (Sep 15, 2015)  
I think it should be"the project has completed".

Balveer said: (Dec 2, 2016)  
I think "has" is right because the project is just completed.

Pooja Sharma said: (Dec 10, 2018)  

Why to use a passive voice?

G Black said: (Sep 9, 2021)  
I think it should be "as per schedule".

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