The majority of .... has to be singular as it indicates a majority group and group is singular. B is the answer
"A majority of students ..."has to be plural as it indicates students in large numbers collectively. A is the answer.
1. The majority of the students in this class ARE/IS smart.
2. A majority of the students in the class ARE/IS smart.
Can anyone explain the answers also , please.
Thnx & Rgds,