Verbal Ability - Spotting Errors - Discussion

Discussion :: Spotting Errors - Section 1 (Q.No.156)

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).

156. 

(solve as per the direction given above)

[A]. Emphasis on equality of life ensures
[B]. for the health and happiness
[C]. of every individual.
[D]. No error.

Answer: Option B

Explanation:

the health and happiness

Amit Mishra said: (Apr 25, 2014)  
Hi, can anybody tell, how's here the error is option B?

Agrim said: (Aug 19, 2015)  
Can you please elaborate the explanation "The health and happiness"?

Akash said: (Sep 9, 2015)  
I believe its: the health and the happiness.

Pintu said: (Mar 7, 2016)  
'Ensure' does NOT take preposition for.

Rahul Kumar Yadav said: (Dec 11, 2017)  
Ensure is a transitive verb, it's not followed by any preposition.

Raveendran Nair R said: (Aug 2, 2020)  
'Health' and 'happiness' are abstract nouns, which, in general context should not be preceded by 'the'.

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