Spot the Errors - English (MCQ) for Bank, MBA, CAT, MAT, GMAT, SSC for Q. 26261
Q. Indian force (1) / are known for (2) / their loyalty (3) / and integrity. (4) / No Error (5)- Published on 11 Jan 17
The correct use should be - 'forces'
. Some nouns have more than one meaning in their singular and plural form. 'Force' denotes 'strength', 'forces' denotes 'troops/ army'.
The correct sentence should be: Indian forces
are known for their loyalty and integrity.
Let us now see some nouns that have more than one meaning in their singular and plural form,
|Singular form of Noun and its Meaning||Plural form of Noun and its Meaning|
|Gain - Profit, Acquisition of wealth||Gains - Profits|
|Light - Lamp, Brilliance||Lights - Lamps|
|Wood - Timber, Forest||Woods - Forests|
|Force -Strength, Body of Armed men||Forces - Troops|
|Abuse - Wrong use, Reproach||Abuses -Wrong Practices|
|Wood is used as a fuel to light furnaces. (Timber)|
|We lost our way in the woods. (Forests)|
|Force should be met with force. (Strength)|
|A force of 15 persons robbed the bank. (Body of armed men)|