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 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. The arm was so badly injured
    2. that he must have
    3. it amputated
    4. No error.

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    Here, that he had to get/that he got is the right usage.

    Correct Option: B

    Here, that he had to get/that he got is the right usage.


  1. Solve the question according to given instruction
    1. Just as
    2. I was entering the room,
    3. the family was going for a party.
    4. No error.

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    Here, the family was going to the party is the right usage.

    Correct Option: C

    Here, the family was going to the party is the right usage.



  1. Solve the question according to given instruction
    1. Due to inflation
    2. the cost of living
    3. escalated in the last one year.
    4. No error.

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    When Past has effect on the Present, Present Perfect should be used. Hence, has escalated in the last one year is the right usage.

    Correct Option: C

    When Past has effect on the Present, Present Perfect should be used. Hence, has escalated in the last one year is the right usage.


  1. Solve the question according to given instruction
    1. Water contamination has become more serious
    2. since chemists have begun to use
    3. new substances.
    4. No error.

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    Here, not an Infinitive butGerund i.e.since chemists have begun using new substances is the right usage

    Correct Option: B

    Here, not an Infinitive butGerund i.e.since chemists have begun using new substances is the right usage



  1. Solve the question according to given instruction
    1. Mohan leapt
    2. on the opportunity
    3. that came his way.
    4. No error.

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    leap at something: to accept a chance or an opportunity quickly. Hence, at the opportunity is the right usage

    Correct Option: B

    leap at something: to accept a chance or an opportunity quickly. Hence, at the opportunity is the right usage