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 anwer is (4), i.e. No error.

  1. Solve the question according to given instruction.
    1. His voice shook with emotion
    2. and it was so funny to hear him
    3. that all we longed to laugh and to cry.
    4. No error

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    that we all longed to laugh and cry will replace that all we longed to laugh and to cry to (Prep.) is used only with the first Inf.

    Correct Option: C

    that we all longed to laugh and cry will replace that all we longed to laugh and to cry to (Prep.) is used only with the first Inf.


  1. Solve the question according to given instruction.
    1. Eighty–five thousand rupees
    2. is a large sum of money
    3. to earn in a month.
    4. No error

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    No error.

    Correct Option: D

    No error.



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 your answer is (4), i.e. No error.

  1. Solve the question according to given instruction.
    1. There would have been
    2. a disaster
    3. and for your prompt action.
    4. No error.

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    but will replace and because – a contrast is evident. Hence, but for your prompt action is the right usage

    Correct Option: C

    but will replace and because – a contrast is evident. Hence, but for your prompt action is the right usage


  1. Solve the question according to given instruction.
    1. As a boy Dhritiman is very obedient
    2. polite and hardworking
    3. but as a student, he is always inattentive in study.
    4. No error.

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    to will replace in because – inattentive (Adj.) agress with to (Prep.) Hence, always inattentive to study is the right usage.

    Correct Option: C

    to will replace in because – inattentive (Adj.) agress with to (Prep.) Hence, always inattentive to study is the right usage.



  1. Solve the question according to given instruction.
    1. Krishnakali, an early riser and a nature-lover
    2. goes to morning walk at Rabindra
    3. Sarovar lake before dawn.
    4. No error.

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    goes for will replace goes to. go for (a) Noun is used where the Noun is an activity. go to (b) Noun is used when we are moving towards something (often) a place. Look at the examples given below : Tom went to work today. It’s a nice sunny day; let’s go for a walk. Hence, goes for morning walk at Rabindra is the right usage

    Correct Option: B

    goes for will replace goes to. go for (a) Noun is used where the Noun is an activity. go to (b) Noun is used when we are moving towards something (often) a place. Look at the examples given below : Tom went to work today. It’s a nice sunny day; let’s go for a walk. Hence, goes for morning walk at Rabindra is the right usage