Sentence Improvement

Directions to SolveIn questions given below, a part of the sentence isitalicised and underlined. Below are given alternatives to the italicised part which may improve the sentence. Choose the correct alternative. In case no improvement is needed, option 'D' is the answer.

Q1: More than one person was killed in accident.

A were killed

B No improvement

C are killed

D have been killed

ANS:D - No improvement

The expression more than one + noun, though plural in sense, is followed by a singular verb. Example: More than one person has died in the accident. Explanation provided by: Samy Kumar. Updated on 4th Aug 2018.

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