Verbal Ability - Spotting Errors - Discussion

Discussion :: Spotting Errors - Section 1 (Q.No.130)

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).

130. 

(solve as per the direction given above)

[A]. Not one of the hundreds
[B]. of striking workers.
[C]. were allowed to go near the factory.
[D]. No error.

Answer: Option C

Explanation:

was allowed to go near the factory

Vignesh said: (Jul 11, 2015)  
Can any one provide me the descriptive answer for it?

Amit said: (Aug 17, 2015)  
We should use neither in place of not one.

Henok Feysa said: (Aug 11, 2016)  
We should use "non" in the place of not one.

Shubham Sinha said: (Aug 14, 2016)  
@Amit

There should be "none".

"not one" doesn't sound good.

"neither" is used in case of two people.

Renny said: (Jan 14, 2017)  
The 1st subject here is one which is singular. And the verb should be according to the 1st subject in "of" type of sentences "one of hundreds" for ex each of the following followed by helping verb is not are.

Nikita said: (Oct 26, 2017)  
Striking workers, is that correct?

Prem Singh said: (Mar 15, 2019)  
'NONE ' of the hundreds is correct.

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