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# According to Henry David Thoreau, the reason a majority is

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According to Henry David Thoreau, the reason a majority is allowed to rule is not that it is more likely to be right, but because it is stronger.
(A) the reason a majority is allowed to rule is not that it is more likely to be right, but because it is stronger
(B) a majority is allowed to rule not because it is more likely to be right, but because it is stronger
(C) the reason for majority rule is not because they are more likely to be right, they are stronger
(D) the majority is allowed to rule because of its strength, not because it is more likely to be right
(E) the reason why the majority rules is that it is strong, not because it is likely to be right
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05 Sep 2005, 07:30
OA is B.
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05 Sep 2005, 16:48
bumping the thread need more discussion here....

is "a majority" a compound noun which is singular?
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05 Sep 2005, 17:05
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Yes I guess majority is singular. Also in A "the reason" looks redundant.
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