The question is from CAT Sentence Correction. CAT exam has not been testing Sentence Correction for the past 5 years. It is still important to better understand English Grammar. Solve CAT Questions from Sentence Correction to get more practice and 2IIMs CAT questions bank provides you with CAT questions from Sentence Correction that can help you gear for CAT Exam.
Question 38: Many a thrilling discovery in mice has fizzled in humans.
There is no error in the given sentence.
The usage of 'many a' is quite uncommon. It is used to mean 'each of a considerable number of'.
'Many a' is followed by a singular noun and a singular verb.
The question is " Choose the grammatically correct option "
Choice D is the correct answer.
CAT® (Common Admission Test) is a registered trademark of the Indian Institutes of Management. This website is not endorsed or approved by IIMs.
2IIM Online CAT Coaching
A Fermat Education Initiative,
58/16, Indira Gandhi Street,
Kaveri Rangan Nagar, Saligramam, Chennai 600 093