According to industry analysts, the recent growth in the number of test takers in major metropolitan areas are likely to accelerate in the future.

  • a)
    the number of test takers in major metropolitan areas are

  • b)
    the numbers of test takers in major metropolitan areas are

  • c)
    the number of test takers in major metropolitan areas is

  • d)
    the numbers of test takers in major metropolitan areas is

Correct answer is option 'C'. Can you explain this answer?

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Answers

Luke Arnold
Aug 14, 2019
"he" is definitely not right!!!

Ashwitha K S
Jun 23, 2019
Industry is Singular. And it should be "The", there is a typo error.

Vikas Kumar
Aug 29, 2019
Well, I think that he is a typing error and we should consider it as "the". Further, generally, we should use the number of instead of the numbers of. therefore, the answer is C

Answer :
The original sentence supplies the incorrect plural verb “are” to refer to the singular
subject “growth.”

Tanti Ashik
Dec 18, 2018
According to industrial analysis it is a person as a result after in use pronoun he.

"he" is definitely not right!!!
"he" is definitely not right!!!