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 No error.

  1. Solve the question according to given instruction
    1. You must either
    2. be regular with your studies
    3. and study for longer period before the examination.
    4. No error

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    or will replace and because –
    either - or,neither-nor are correct forms of Correlative Conjunctions, used for showing the relationship between two things or two terms that are different from each other.
    and (Conj.) is used for showing the relationship between two things/situations that exist together.
    Look at the examples given below :
    Either he could not come or he did not want to. I'm going to buy either a scooter or a motorcycle.
    Do it slowly and carefully.
    She came in and took her coat off.
    Hence, or study for longer period before the examination is the right usage.

    Correct Option: C

    or will replace and because –
    either - or,neither-nor are correct forms of Correlative Conjunctions, used for showing the relationship between two things or two terms that are different from each other.
    and (Conj.) is used for showing the relationship between two things/situations that exist together.
    Look at the examples given below :
    Either he could not come or he did not want to. I'm going to buy either a scooter or a motorcycle.
    Do it slowly and carefully.
    She came in and took her coat off.
    Hence, or study for longer period before the examination is the right usage.