GATE | GATE CS 2013 | Question 60

Choose the grammatically INCORRECT sentence:
(A) He is of Asian origin.
(B) They belonged to Africa.
(C) She is an European.
(D) They migrated from India to Australia.


Answer: (C)

Explanation: The correct sentence is “She is a European.”

‘an’ applies to those words which get pronounced with a, e, i, o, u.
Here pronunciation is “Yuropean” ( E-silent; has a “Y” sound) , similar to ‘ a University’.

Hence a European.

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