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. At this time of the year
    2. the mountains are
    3. usually covered with ice.
    4. No error

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    During this time/period of the year is the right usage during : all through a period of time. Look at the example given below : There are extra flights to Delhi during the winter.

    Correct Option: A

    During this time/period of the year is the right usage during : all through a period of time. Look at the example given below : There are extra flights to Delhi during the winter.


  1. Solve the question according to given instruction
    1. Excuse
    2. me
    3. interrupting you.
    4. No error

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    Here, Excuse me for interrupting youis the right usage Look at the example given below : I hope you will excuse me for being so late.

    Correct Option: C

    Here, Excuse me for interrupting youis the right usage Look at the example given below : I hope you will excuse me for being so late.



  1. Solve the question according to given instruction
    1. After toiling very hardly
    2. over a long period of time
    3. he found that he had met no profit at all.
    4. No error

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    hardly : almost no/not. Hence, After toiling very hard (Adverb) is the right usage

    Correct Option: A

    hardly : almost no/not. Hence, After toiling very hard (Adverb) is the right usage


  1. Solve the question according to given instruction
    1. Paradise Lost
    2. is
    3. a epic poem.
    4. No error

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    Here, an epic (e-vowel sound) poem right usage

    Correct Option: C

    Here, an epic (e-vowel sound) poem right usage



  1. Solve the question according to given instruction
    1. With our great annoyance
    2. we found the ground
    3. filled with broken glasses.
    4. No error

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    Here, To our great annoyance is the right usage Annoyance (Noun) : the feeling of being slightly angry; irritation. Look at the example given below Much to our annoyance, they decided not to come after all.

    Correct Option: A

    Here, To our great annoyance is the right usage Annoyance (Noun) : the feeling of being slightly angry; irritation. Look at the example given below Much to our annoyance, they decided not to come after all.