Directions for the following four questions: In each of the following questions there are sentences that form a paragraph. Identify the sentence(s) or part(s) of sentence(s) that is/are correct in terms of grammar and usage (including spelling, punctuation and logical consistency). Then, choose the most appropriate option.

Question 51

A. In 1849, a poor Bavarian imigrant named Levi Strauss

B. landed in San Francisco, California,

C. at the invitation of his brother-in-law David Stern

D. owner of dry goods business.

E. This dry goods business would later became known as Levi Strauss & Company.

[CAT 2008]


Statement A is incorrect because of the wrong spelling 'imigrant'. The correct spelling is 'immigrant'.
Statement B is correct.
Statement C is incorrect because of the absence of commas after brother-in-law and David Stern.
Statement D is incorrect because of the absence of the article 'a' before 'dry goods business'.
The error in statement E is 'would later became'. It should be 'would later become'.

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