Dear my friends,

Please give me your opinions with this question.

After “more/ the most + countable noun” or “few/ the fewest +countable noun”, can the noun be singular?

EXAMPLES:

a/

Class A: 2 students.

Class B: 1 student.

Do you choose “is” or “are”; “student” or “students”?

There is / are more student / students in the class A than in the class B.

There is / are fewer student / students in the class B than in the class A.

b/

Class A: 1 student.

Class B: 0 student.

Do you choose “is” or “are”; “student” or “students”?

There is / are more student / students in the class A than in the class B.

There is / are fewer student / students in the class B than in the class A.

c/

Student A: 0.5 mark.

Student B: 0.75 mark.

Do you choose “mark” or “marks”?

Student A has more mark / marks than student B.

Student B has fewer mark / marks than student B.

d/

Student A: 2 candies.

Student B: 1 candy.

Student C: 1 candy.

Student D: 1 candy.

Do you choose “candy” or “candies”?

Student A has more candy / candies than student B.

Student B has fewer candy / candies than student B.

Do you choose “candy” or “candies”?

Student A has the most candy / candies.

e/

Student A: 1 candy.

Student B: 2 candies.

Student C: 2 candies.

Student D: 2 candies.

Do you choose “candy” or “candies”?

Student A has the fewest candy / candies.

Question: Please choose “answer” or “answers”.

Today, he hasn’t more good answer/answers than yesterday.

Thanks

Van Khanh