COMMON ERRORS


Direction: In the following questions, some 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 there is No error, your answer is (4), i.e., No error.

  1. Solve the question according to given instruction.
    1. At certain seasons
    2. some areas on Mars
    3. is subject to strong winds.
    4. No error

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    are will replace is because – some areas is a Plural Subject and it will agree with Plural Verb.
    Hence, are subject to strong winds is the right usage.

    Correct Option: C

    are will replace is because – some areas is a Plural Subject and it will agree with Plural Verb.
    Hence, are subject to strong winds is the right usage.


  1. Solve the question according to given instruction.
    1. Both science and religion
    2. are necessary for man and for their
    3. outer and inner self respectively.
    4. No error

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    his will replace for their because – We are talking about man in general.
    for will not be used with his as we have already used it before man.
    Hence, are necessary for man and his is the right usage.

    Correct Option: B

    his will replace for their because – We are talking about man in general.
    for will not be used with his as we have already used it before man.
    Hence, are necessary for man and his is the right usage.



  1. Solve the question according to given instruction.
    1. I whistled thrice
    2. with full might and raise my arms
    3. towards the sky.
    4. No error.

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    raised will replace raise because – the sentence is in Past Tense.
    Hence, with full might and raised my arms is the right usage

    Correct Option: B

    raised will replace raise because – the sentence is in Past Tense.
    Hence, with full might and raised my arms 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 answer is (4), i.e. No error.

  1. Solve the question according to given instruction.
    1. You can eat
    2. as much as you like
    3. at the newly launch bar.
    4. No error.

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    launched will replace launch
    Hence, at the newly launched bar is the right usage

    Correct Option: C

    launched will replace launch
    Hence, at the newly launched bar is the right usage



  1. Solve the question according to given instruction.
    1. The US
    2. don’t want
    3. India in the Security Council.
    4. No error.

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    doesn’t will replace don’t because – a Singular Subject agrees with a Singular Verb.
    Hence, doesn’t want is the right usage

    Correct Option: B

    doesn’t will replace don’t because – a Singular Subject agrees with a Singular Verb.
    Hence, doesn’t want is the right usage