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. She was shocked when
    2. she heard the news
    3. that he has died.
    4. No error

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    Here, Principal clause is in Past Tense. Hence, that he had died (past) is the right usage

    Correct Option: C

    Here, Principal clause is in Past Tense. Hence, that he had died (past) is the right usage


  1. Solve the question according to given instruction
    1. The Beatles
    2. will ever be my favourite
    3. pop group.
    4. No error

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    Correct Option: B



  1. Solve the question according to given instruction
    1. A weak-minded person is frightened away
    2. by the initial difficulties and
    3. gives up the attempt in despair.
    4. No error

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    Past Participle form of the Verb (v3) is used in Passive Voice Hence, A weak-minded person is frightened is the right usage

    Correct Option: A

    Past Participle form of the Verb (v3) is used in Passive Voice Hence, A weak-minded person is frightened is the right usage


  1. Solve the question according to given instruction
    1. She had an
    2. miserable existence
    3. living with him.
    4. No error

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    Here,she had a is the right usage as‘m’ in miserable is a consonant.

    Correct Option: A

    Here,she had a is the right usage as‘m’ in miserable is a consonant.



  1. Solve the question according to given instruction
    1. Men are wanted
    2. for the army
    3. and the navy, and the air force.
    4. No error

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    wanted (Adj) : being searched for by the police in connection with a crime. require : need something; depend on somebody. Hence, Men are required is the right usage

    Correct Option: A

    wanted (Adj) : being searched for by the police in connection with a crime. require : need something; depend on somebody. Hence, Men are required is the right usage