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Aug 19 2008   11:18AM GMT

Quiz: Writing for business 0819

Ivy Wigmore Ivy Wigmore Profile: Ivy Wigmore

graduation.jpg Which is correct? One in three project managers __________.
a. is an MBA
b. are MBAs

Answer: a

Explanation: One is the subject of the sentence. Since the subject is singular, the verb takes a singular form to agree with it. Think of it this way: The sentence is saying one project manager is an MBA.

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