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 tree
    2. is losing
    3. its leaves.
    4. No error

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    No error

    Correct Option: D

    No error


  1. Solve the question according to given instruction
    1. The beautiful, young girl
    2. jumped in the river
    3. in a state of depression.
    4. No error

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    It is preposition related error. Hence, jumped into the river (motion) is the right usage in (Prep.) is used talk about position. into (Prep.) is used to suggest that people/things move from an outdoor space into an indoor space. Look at the sentences : She was walking in the garden. (position) She walked into her house. (movement)

    Correct Option: B

    It is preposition related error. Hence, jumped into the river (motion) is the right usage in (Prep.) is used talk about position. into (Prep.) is used to suggest that people/things move from an outdoor space into an indoor space. Look at the sentences : She was walking in the garden. (position) She walked into her house. (movement)



  1. Solve the question according to given instruction
    1. This is not
    2. a worth reading book
    3. so don’t read it.
    4. No error

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    Here, a book worth reading/a book worthy of reading is the right usage.

    Correct Option: B

    Here, a book worth reading/a book worthy of reading is the right usage.


  1. Solve the question according to given instruction
    1. Prisoners, especially long term convict
    2. have to suffer most
    3. from emotional starvation.
    4. No error

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    Here, Prisoners, especially life term convicts is the right usage

    Correct Option: A

    Here, Prisoners, especially life term convicts is the right usage



  1. Solve the question according to given instruction
    1. It is now
    2. five years since
    3. I visit the Delhi.
    4. No error

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    Here, use of the is improper. The sentence is in Past. Hence,I visited Delhi is the right usage.

    Correct Option: C

    Here, use of the is improper. The sentence is in Past. Hence,I visited Delhi is the right usage.