Each sentence below has four underlined words or phrases, marked A, B, C and D. Identify the underlined part that must be change to make the sentence correct.

Question 16

Neither the examiner (A) nor his assistant (B) were informed (C) about the cancellation of the examination. No Error (D).


The verb following neither-nor is according to the nearest subject. In the given sentence, 'assistant' is singular. So, 'were' is incorrect. It should be 'was'.
Hence, option C is the correct answer.

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