Spot the Errors - English (MCQ) for Bank, MBA, CAT, MAT, GMAT, SSC for Q. 26533

Q.  He has secured (1) / thirty-five marks (2) / but the passing marks (3)  / are forty. (4) /  No Error (5)
- Published on 31 Jan 17

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

Instead of 'passing marks' you should use 'pass marks', because 'passing marks' is incorrect in standard English usage.

The correct sentence should be: He has secured thirty-five marks but the pass marks are forty.

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