Spotting Errors

Each question has a sentence with parts A, B and C. Read each sentence to find out whether there is an error in any part.

  1. At the request of the Defence Attorney,
  2. the jury were called
  3. and their individual verdicts were recorded.
  4. No error

Answer

The jury, as a collective noun, takes singular verb.

The correct usage is: the jury was called

The correct option is B.