Spot the Errors - English (MCQ) for Bank, MBA, CAT, MAT, GMAT, SSC for Q. 26167

Q.  Our destination (1) / was about (2) / fifty and sixty (3) / kilometers to the west. (4) / No Error (5)
- Published on 06 Jan 17

a. 1
b. 2
c. 3
d. 4
e. 5

ANSWER: 3
 
Replace 'and' with 'or'.

In this case, destination cannot be both 'fifty and sixty' kilometers at the same time.

The intention here to convey, either one of the two.

The correct sentence should be: Our destination was about fifty or sixty kilometers to the west.

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