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    Singular & Plurar Quiz

    Good Evening my name is Delma I have some question about the quiz that are in this page.
    For example in the Quiz Singular and Plural

    Q5 - A ____ car
    sport
    sports Is the Correct answer why? I learn that we use an or an in all singular. The quiz tested me as wrong asnwer. Somebody know something about it.





    Q6 - An ____ degree
    economic
    economics



    Q7 - UN ____ inspectors
    weapon
    weapons

    I appreciate your answer
    DelmaCherry.


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    Smile Re: Singular & Plurar Quiz

    Q5, Sports Car, ie type of car equals sports.

    Q6 - An ____ degree
    economic
    economics

    A6 An economics degree, (economics is plural)

    Q7 - UN ____ inspectors
    weapon
    weapons
    A7 UN weapons inspectors ( Weapons is plural)

    Hope this helps.

    Rj

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    Re: Singular & Plurar Quiz

    Certain compounds are used in the plural form, when the word is usually used in the plural, like 'sports', which is a common usage. 'Economics' looks plural, but is singular like 'physics'.

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    Re: Singular & Plurar Quiz

    Quote Originally Posted by Raj Patel
    Q5, Sports Car, ie type of car equals sports.
    Q6 - An ____ degree
    economic
    economics
    A6 An economics degree, (economics is plural)
    Q7 - UN ____ inspectors
    weapon
    weapons
    A7 UN weapons inspectors ( Weapons is plural)
    Hope this helps.
    Rj

    Oh thanks a lot Raj Patel, I didn`t know about this exception.
    Have a nice day

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    Re: Singular & Plurar Quiz

    Thanks for answer my doubts in this irregular plural.

    I really appreciate your replies.

    Have a wonderful day

    Delma from Nicaragua

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