COMMON ERRORS


Direction: In the following questions, some parts of the sentences have errors and some have none. Find out which part of a sentence has an error. The number of that part is the answer. If there is No error, your answer is (4), i.e. No error.

  1. Solve the question according to given instruction.
    1. Our geography teacher told
    2. to study the map of India
    3. for a test.
    4. No error

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    Tell is followed by an Object. Hence,Our geography teacher told us is the right usage.

    Correct Option: A

    Tell is followed by an Object. Hence,Our geography teacher told us is the right usage.


  1. Solve the question according to given instruction.
    1. Mango, the most unique fruit
    2. is available in India
    3. in plenty.
    4. No error

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    unique (Adj.) is used to mean the only one - only thing of its kind. Hence, a will replace the most.

    Correct Option: A

    unique (Adj.) is used to mean the only one - only thing of its kind. Hence, a will replace the most.



  1. Solve the question
    1. His composition
    2. is inferior
    3. than mine.
    4. No error.

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    Inferior agrees withPreposition-to. Hence, to mine is the right usage

    Correct Option: C

    Inferior agrees withPreposition-to. Hence, to mine is the right usage


  1. Solve the question
    1. The hockey match
    2. between India and Pakistan
    3. was much exciting.
    4. No error.

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    Here, was very exciting is the right usage. Much is generally used in negative sense.

    Correct Option: C

    Here, was very exciting is the right usage. Much is generally used in negative sense.



  1. Solve the question
    1. The old man was
    2. overwhelmed for joy at
    3. the success of his only son.
    4. No error.

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    Here, overwhelmed with joy at is the right usage Overwhelmed agrees with Prep. – by/with as in – Overwhelmed by floods Overwhelmed with grief

    Correct Option: B

    Here, overwhelmed with joy at is the right usage Overwhelmed agrees with Prep. – by/with as in – Overwhelmed by floods Overwhelmed with grief