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Sentence Correction 24

    During flight, the combination of low air pressure and humidity in aircraft cabins reduce the sensitivity of our taste buds for salt and sweet by upto 30%.

    1. reduce the sensitivity of our taste buds to salt and sweet by upto 30%.
    2. reduces the sensitivity of our taste buds for salt and sweet by upto 30%.
    3. reduces the sensitivity of our taste buds to salt and sweet by up to 30%.
    4. reduces the sensitivity of our taste buds for salt and sweet by up to 30%.

 

  • Correct Answer
    Choice (C)

Detailed Solution

'Combination' is singular, so the verb associated with it is 'reduces'.

'Sensitivity to' is the correct usage, not 'sensitivity for'.

Finally, 'upto' is not a word in English. It is written as 'up to'.

Correct Answer: C



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