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GATE | GATE MOCK 2017 | Question 1

  • Last Updated : 28 Jun, 2021

For the statement given below, mark the part of the statement that contains an error. If there is no error mark choice d.

From 1982 to 1990 sales of good quality paper (I) have increased between five (II) and ten per cent annually (III)
(A) I
(B) II
(C) III
(D) No Error


Answer: (B)

Explanation: Here, focus is on the sales of good quality paper that should be the
subject of the sentence. Since the period of time covered began and ended in the past, the
verb should be in the simple past tense (increased) and not in present perfect (have
increased)

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