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 wise father told him
    2. that the mangoes had gone bad as they were
    3. in contact with the one rotten mango.
    4. No error

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    It is not proper to use the before aCardinal Number. Hence, in contact with a rotten mango is the right usage.

    Correct Option: C

    It is not proper to use the before aCardinal Number. Hence, in contact with a rotten mango is the right usage.


  1. Solve the question according to given instruction
    1. We discussed about the problem thoroughly
    2. on the eve of the examination
    3. that I found it very easy to work it out.
    4. No error

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    discuss (V.) : to talk about something discuss about something is wrong usage. Hence, we discussed the problem thoroughly is the right usage

    Correct Option: A

    discuss (V.) : to talk about something discuss about something is wrong usage. Hence, we discussed the problem thoroughly is the right usage



  1. Solve the question according to given instruction
    1. On Senegal
    2. it is considered impolite
    3. if you do not share your food.
    4. No error

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    In should replace On Hence, In Senegal is the right usage

    Correct Option: A

    In should replace On Hence, In Senegal is the right usage


  1. Solve the question according to given instruction
    1. They dreamed of a society
    2. where everyone
    3. were equal.
    4. No error

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    Everyone is a Singular Subject. Hence was/is equal should be used. Hence, was/is equal is the right usage.

    Correct Option: C

    Everyone is a Singular Subject. Hence was/is equal should be used. Hence, was/is equal is the right usage.



  1. Solve the question according to given instruction
    1. The behaviour of young
    2. boys are the subject of
    3. comment the world over.
    4. No error

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    Here, Subject-The behavior of young boys is Singular. Hence, Singular Verb i.e. boys is the subject of is the right usage

    Correct Option: B

    Here, Subject-The behavior of young boys is Singular. Hence, Singular Verb i.e. boys is the subject of is the right usage