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 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 police is investigating
    2. for the recent happening
    3. in the area.
    4. No error

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    are will replace is because – police is used with a Plural Verb. Hence,The police are investigating is the right usage

    Correct Option: A

    are will replace is because – police is used with a Plural Verb. Hence,The police are investigating is the right usage


  1. Solve the question according to given instruction.
    1. She regards
    2. negotiating prices with customers
    3. as her special expertise.
    4. No error

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    Use of special is incorrect as – expertise (Noun) : expert knowledge/skill in a particular subject, activity/job. Look at the examples given below : We admired the expertise with which he prepared the meal. I have no expertise in sewing. Hence, as her expertise is the right usage

    Correct Option: C

    Use of special is incorrect as – expertise (Noun) : expert knowledge/skill in a particular subject, activity/job. Look at the examples given below : We admired the expertise with which he prepared the meal. I have no expertise in sewing. Hence, as her expertise 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 error, then your anwer is (4), i.e. No error.

  1. Solve the question according to given instruction.
    1. I had asked him
    2. how he could go out
    3. if it started raining.
    4. No error

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    I asked him will replace I had asked him because – the sentence shows Past time.

    Correct Option: A

    I asked him will replace I had asked him because – the sentence shows Past time.


  1. Solve the question according to given instruction.
    1. Another baffling change
    2. that I noticed in him now-a-days
    3. is that he avoids speaking to me.
    4. No error

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    notice will replace noticed because – the sentence is showing a Present situation. Hence, that I notice in him now-a-days is the right usage.

    Correct Option: B

    notice will replace noticed because – the sentence is showing a Present situation. Hence, that I notice in him now-a-days is the right usage.



  1. Solve the question according to given instruction.
    1. It being a rainy day
    2. I will decide to skip work
    3. and stay at home.
    4. No error

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    decided will replace I will decide because – the sentence is showing a Past event/time. I decided to skip work is the right usage

    Correct Option: B

    decided will replace I will decide because – the sentence is showing a Past event/time. I decided to skip work is the right usage