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. In India,
    2. there are
    3. many poors.
    4. No error

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    Poor is an Adjective. The poor (Noun) = people who have very little money. Hence, many poor people is the right usage

    Correct Option: C

    Poor is an Adjective. The poor (Noun) = people who have very little money. Hence, many poor people is the right usage


  1. Solve the question according to given instruction
    1. An interesting book
    2. ‘A Tale of two cities’
    3. was written by Alexander Dumas.
    4. No error

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    Here, An interesting (vowel–i) book is the right usage

    Correct Option: A

    Here, An interesting (vowel–i) book is the right usage



  1. Solve the question according to given instruction
    1. Neither of the girls
    2. were willing to
    3. accept the proposal.
    4. No error

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    Neither of is followed by aPlural Noun/Pronoun and a Singular/Plural Verb. Look at the example given below : Neither of my parents speaks/speak a foreign language.

    Correct Option: D

    Neither of is followed by aPlural Noun/Pronoun and a Singular/Plural Verb. Look at the example given below : Neither of my parents speaks/speak a foreign language.


  1. Solve the question according to given instruction
    1. Shakespeare has written
    2. many plays
    3. as well as some poetries.
    4. No error

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    poetry (N.) : a collection of poems Use of poetries is incorrect Hence, as well as some poetry/poems is the right usage

    Correct Option: C

    poetry (N.) : a collection of poems Use of poetries is incorrect Hence, as well as some poetry/poems is the right usage



  1. Solve the question according to given instruction
    1. No sooner did the rabbit
    2. come out of the bush
    3. when the hunter killed it.
    4. No error

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    As no sooner introduces the event that occurs first, than will be used with it. No sooner — than is the correct pair of Correlatives Hence, than the hunter killed it is the right usage.

    Correct Option: C

    As no sooner introduces the event that occurs first, than will be used with it. No sooner — than is the correct pair of Correlatives Hence, than the hunter killed it is the right usage.