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 (4), i.e. No error.

  1. Solve the question according to given instruction.
    1. Kalidas is
    2. a Shakespeare
    3. of India.
    4. No error.

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    the will replace a when a proper Noun is particularised, the (Def. Art.) is used before it.
    Hence, the Shakespeare is the right usage

    Correct Option: B

    the will replace a when a proper Noun is particularised, the (Def. Art.) is used before it.
    Hence, the Shakespeare is the right usage


  1. Solve the question according to given instruction.
    1. My father gave me
    2. a pair of binocular
    3. on my birthday.
    4. No error.

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    a pair of binoculars will replace a pair of binocular a pair of binoculars signifies singular sense

    Correct Option: B

    a pair of binoculars will replace a pair of binocular a pair of binoculars signifies singular sense



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 and the number of that part is your answer. If a sentence is free from errors, your answer is (4) i.e. No error.

  1. Solve the question according to given instruction.
    1. You shall get
    2. all the informations
    3. if you read this book carefully.
    4. No error.

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    information will replace informations because – information is both Singular and Plural.
    Hence, all the information is the right usage

    Correct Option: B

    information will replace informations because – information is both Singular and Plural.
    Hence, all the information is the right usage


  1. Solve the question according to given instruction.
    1. It is a
    2. desert
    3. place.
    4. No error.

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    deserted will replace desert because –
    desert (Noun) : a large area of land that has very little water and very few plants growing on it
    deserted (Adj.) : place with no people on it

    Correct Option: B

    deserted will replace desert because –
    desert (Noun) : a large area of land that has very little water and very few plants growing on it
    deserted (Adj.) : place with no people on it



  1. Solve the question according to given instruction.
    1. I
    2. go to school
    3. by walk.
    4. No error.

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    on foot will replace by walk
    walk (Verb) : to move on foot

    Correct Option: C

    on foot will replace by walk
    walk (Verb) : to move on foot