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 the answer. If a sentence is free from error, your answer is (D) i.e. No error.

  1. The media play a vital role in popularising a brand.
    1. The media play
    2. in popularising a brand.
    3. No error
    4. a vital role

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    Here, The media plays (Singular) is the right usage

    Correct Option: A

    Here, The media plays (Singular) is the right usage


  1. Professor Lal teaches both history as well as literature each semester.
    1. Professor Lal teaches
    2. No error
    3. each semester.
    4. both history as well as literature

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    Here,both history and literature is the right usage.

    Correct Option: D

    Here,both history and literature is the right usage.



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 errors, your answer is (D) i.e. No error.

  1. Our beloved Prime Minister is known to the prominent figures all over the world.
    1. the prominent figures all over the world
    2. is known to
    3. Our beloved Prime Minister
    4. No error

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    No error

    Correct Option: D

    No error


  1. The team was now in the field and about to take their place.
    1. No error
    2. The team was
    3. about to take their
    4. now in the field and place

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    Here, about to take its place is the right usage. The team is a Singular Subject which will take Singular Verb. Hence, its will replace their.

    Correct Option: C

    Here, about to take its place is the right usage. The team is a Singular Subject which will take Singular Verb. Hence, its will replace their.



  1. The lions kill the animals and eat his meat.
    1. The lions
    2. and eat his meat
    3. kill the animals
    4. No error

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    Here, object is plural. Hence, and eat their (plural) meat is the right usage.

    Correct Option: B

    Here, object is plural. Hence, and eat their (plural) meat is the right usage.