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. Sudoku was first designed in the 1970s
    2. by a retired architect
    3. and freelance puzzle constructor.
    4. No error

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    No error.

    Correct Option: D

    No error.


  1. Solve the question according to given instruction.
    1. Each one of you
    2. must make up their mind
    3. as I did.
    4. No error

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    your will replace their because – your is the Possessive Case of you
    Hence, must make up your mind is the right usage.

    Correct Option: B

    your will replace their because – your is the Possessive Case of you
    Hence, must make up your mind 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. Our new television-set come
    2. with a 90-day warranty
    3. on all electrical components.
    4. No error

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    Hence, our new television-set comes is the right usage

    Correct Option: A


    Hence, our new television-set comes is the right usage


  1. Solve the question according to given instruction.
    1. They are residing
    2. in this city
    3. for the last two decades.
    4. No error

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    The action had started in thePast and is still Continuing. for (Pre.) is used to say how long something has been the case. Here, the Perfect Tense is used.
    Hence, They have been residing is the right usage.

    Correct Option: A


    The action had started in thePast and is still Continuing. for (Pre.) is used to say how long something has been the case. Here, the Perfect Tense is used.
    Hence, They have been residing is the right usage.



  1. Solve the question according to given instruction.
    1. The company have
    2. thousands of customers
    3. happy with its service.
    4. No error

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    has will replace have because – The Company (Singular Subject) agrees with Singular Verb.
    Hence, The Company has is the right usage

    Correct Option: A

    has will replace have because – The Company (Singular Subject) agrees with Singular Verb.
    Hence, The Company has is the right usage