COMMON ERRORS


Direction: In the following questions, some parts of 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. Each of the girls
    2. are
    3. clever.
    4. No error

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    is will replace are because – Each of (Singular Subject) will agree with Singular Verb.

    Correct Option: B

    is will replace are because – Each of (Singular Subject) will agree with Singular Verb.


  1. Solve the question according to given instruction.
    1. Books fair
    2. encourage
    3. reading habit.
    4. No error

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    Book Fairs will replace Books fair because – Book fairs is the right usage.

    Correct Option: A

    Book Fairs will replace Books fair because – Book fairs is the right usage.



  1. Solve the question according to given instruction.
    1. A technical view of new gadgets
    2. sometimes differ
    3. from an economic perspective.
    4. No error.

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    differs will replace differ because – A technical view (Subject) is Singular. A Singular Subject agrees with Singular Verb (with s)
    Hence, sometimes differs is the right usage.

    Correct Option: B

    differs will replace differ because – A technical view (Subject) is Singular. A Singular Subject agrees with Singular Verb (with s)
    Hence, sometimes differs is the right usage.


  1. Solve the question according to given instruction
    1. One of the most important factor
    2. that contribute to the success of a person
    3. is his sincerity.
    4. No error.

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    factors will replace factor because – one of is followed by a Plural Noun/Pronoun.
    Hence, One of the most important factors is the right usage.

    Correct Option: A

    factors will replace factor because – one of is followed by a Plural Noun/Pronoun.
    Hence, One of the most important factors is the right usage.



  1. Solve the question according to given instruction
    1. Many a man
    2. have realized
    3. that real happiness lies in making sacrifices.
    4. No error.

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    has will replace have because – with every, many a, Singular Verb will be used.
    Hence, has realized is the right usage.

    Correct Option: B

    has will replace have because – with every, many a, Singular Verb will be used.
    Hence, has realized is the right usage.