COMMON ERRORS


Direction: In the following questions, some parts of the sentences have errors and some are correct. Find out which part of a sentence has an error. The number of that part is your answer. If a sentence is free from error, then your answer is (4) i.e. No error.

  1. Solve the question according to given instruction
    1. The suggestion given by him
    2. is as bad, if not worst
    3. than the one suggested by you.
    4. No error

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    Here, Comparative Degree i.e. is bad, if not worse is the right usage

    Correct Option: B

    Here, Comparative Degree i.e. is bad, if not worse is the right usage


  1. Solve the question according to given instruction
    1. Tired I was I had to
    2. keep on working till
    3. the wee hours of the morning.
    4. No error

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    Here, Though I was tired I had to is the right usage. though (Conj.) : despite the fact

    Correct Option: A

    Here, Though I was tired I had to is the right usage. though (Conj.) : despite the fact



  1. Solve the question according to given instruction
    1. Give your answers
    2. in your own words
    3. as far as practical.
    4. No error

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    Here, as far as practicable is the right usage. practicable (Adjective) : feasible ; workable, likely to be successful.

    Correct Option: C

    Here, as far as practicable is the right usage. practicable (Adjective) : feasible ; workable, likely to be successful.


  1. Solve the question according to given instruction
    1. Neither of the sisters
    2. are sensible enough
    3. to carry out the plan.
    4. No error

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    Singular Verb can also be used with neither of.

    Correct Option: D

    Singular Verb can also be used with neither of.



  1. Solve the question according to given instruction
    1. It is to certify that he has won
    2. the essay writing competition organised
    3. by the Department of Arts and Culture.
    4. No error

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    Here,It is to announce/declare that he has won is the right usage certify : to state officially in writing that something is true.

    Correct Option: A

    Here,It is to announce/declare that he has won is the right usage certify : to state officially in writing that something is true.