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Sentence Correction 38

    Many a thrilling discovery in mice has fizzled in humans.

    1. thrilling discoveries in mice has fizzled in humans.
    2. thrilling discoveries in mice have fizzled in humans.
    3. thrilling discovery in mice have fizzled in humans.
    4. No correction required


  • Correct Answer
    Choice (D)

Detailed Solution

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.

Correct Answer: D

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