Spot the Errors - English (MCQ) for Bank, MBA, CAT, MAT, GMAT, SSC for Q. 26242

Q.  Recently I visited (1) /  Singapore and found (2)  / the sceneries to be (3)  / breathtaking. (4)  / No Error (5)
- Published on 11 Jan 17

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

ANSWER: 3
 
Replace 'sceneries' by 'scenery'.

'Scenery' is an uncountable noun, it cannot be made plural by joining 's/es'.

The correct sentence should be: Recently I visited Singapore and found the scenery to be breathtaking.

Nouns which are used in 'singular'.
Luggage, Baggage, Breakage, Furniture Drapery, Imagery, Scenery, Poetry, Pottery, Machinery Work, Paper, Wood, Iron, Stone, Glass, Dust, Rubbish, Dirt Electricity, Traffic, Information, Advice Food, Bread, Grass, Stationary, Mischief, Infantry Offspring, Issue, Abuse, Cavalry, Fuel, Alphabet, Hair, Bedding

Example
Incorrect:I do not like poetries of Anand.
Correct:I do not like poetry of Anand.

Incorrect:The old furnitures were disposed of.
Correct:The old furniture was disposed of.

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