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. I felt privileged
    2. to recite a poem in an honour of my teacher
    3. at a recent school function.3
    4. No error

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    Here, definite article i.e., to recite a poem in the honour of my teacher is the right usage Look at the sentences : Coal is black. The coal of Jharia is of good quality.

    Correct Option: B

    Here, definite article i.e., to recite a poem in the honour of my teacher is the right usage Look at the sentences : Coal is black. The coal of Jharia is of good quality.


  1. Solve the question according to given instruction
    1. I am not sure
    2. if
    3. he will come.
    4. No error

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    No error

    Correct Option: D

    No error



  1. Solve the question according to given instruction
    1. When no individual is
    2. responsible there are no
    3. sense of responsibility.
    4. No error

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    Here, subject (individual) is singular. Hence,singular verb i.e., responsible there is no is the right usage

    Correct Option: B

    Here, subject (individual) is singular. Hence,singular verb i.e., responsible there is no is the right usage


  1. Solve the question according to given instruction
    1. Africa is the second-largest continent
    2. and it contain about one fifth
    3. of all the land in the world.
    4. No error

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    Here, subject it (Africa) is singular. Hence, singular Verb i.e., and it contains about one fifth is the right usage

    Correct Option: B

    Here, subject it (Africa) is singular. Hence, singular Verb i.e., and it contains about one fifth is the right usage



  1. Henry is a capable boy of doing anything.
    1. a capable boy
    2. of doing anything
    3. Henry is
    4. No error

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    capable will replace a capable boy when you describe someone as able/capable, we say — a capable person/boy/girl When you are able to/capable of doing something, we say — capable of running/singing/dancing

    Correct Option: A

    capable will replace a capable boy when you describe someone as able/capable, we say — a capable person/boy/girl When you are able to/capable of doing something, we say — capable of running/singing/dancing