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 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. The news
    2. I have received
    3. is not good.
    4. No error.

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    No error.

    Correct Option: D

    No error.


  1. Solve the question according to given instruction.
    1. Henry asked his wife
    2. what had she prepared
    3. for dinner that night.
    4. No error.

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    she had will replace had she because –
    in Indirect Speech, Interrogative Sentence, the Subject comes before the Verb.
    Look at the examples given below :

    Correct Option: B

    she had will replace had she because –
    in Indirect Speech, Interrogative Sentence, the Subject comes before the Verb.
    Look at the examples given below :



  1. Solve the question according to given instruction.
    1. If you hear
    2. engaged tone
    3. replace the receiver and dial again.
    4. No error.

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    an/the (Articles) will be used before engaged.

    Correct Option: B

    an/the (Articles) will be used before engaged.


  1. Solve the question according to given instruction.
    1. he students were
    2. awaiting for
    3. the arrival of the chief guest.
    4. No error.

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    waiting will replace awaiting
    awaiting (somebody/something) : to wait for (somebody/something)
    Look at the examples given below :
    He is in custody awaiting trial.
    He is in custody waiting for trial.
    Hence, waiting for/awaiting is the right usage.

    Correct Option: B

    waiting will replace awaiting
    awaiting (somebody/something) : to wait for (somebody/something)
    Look at the examples given below :
    He is in custody awaiting trial.
    He is in custody waiting for trial.
    Hence, waiting for/awaiting is the right usage.



  1. Solve the question according to given instruction.
    1. These all
    2. mangoes
    3. are ripe.
    4. No error.

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    all these will replace these all.
    Where there is more than one determiner (all, some, these, etc.) we put them in a fixed order.

    Correct Option: A

    all these will replace these all.
    Where there is more than one determiner (all, some, these, etc.) we put them in a fixed order.