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 young man
    2. was surprised
    3. perhaps a shade scandalized.
    4. No error

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    No error Here, (1) a shade (N.) : a little ; slightly

    Correct Option: D

    No error Here, (1) a shade (N.) : a little ; slightly


  1. Solve the question according to given instruction
    1. Much harassed
    2. he left hostel
    3. bag and baggage.
    4. No error

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    harassed is an Adj. and it must qualify a Noun. But, here it isn’t qualifying anything. Hence, being will be placed before much to make it a correct statement. Hence, being much harassed is the right usage

    Correct Option: A

    harassed is an Adj. and it must qualify a Noun. But, here it isn’t qualifying anything. Hence, being will be placed before much to make it a correct statement. Hence, being much harassed is the right usage



  1. Solve the question according to given instruction
    1. I could not put up at a hotel
    2. because the board and lodging charges
    3. were too expensive.
    4. No error

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    No error

    Correct Option: D

    No error


  1. Solve the question according to given instruction
    1. Part of the research program
    2. involved interviewing teenagers
    3. in inner-city areas.
    4. No error

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    It is a general rule/provision. Hence,Present Simple i.e., involves interviewing is the right usage.

    Correct Option: B

    It is a general rule/provision. Hence,Present Simple i.e., involves interviewing is the right usage.



  1. Solve the question according to given instruction
    1. It is time
    2. we should accept all our people as equals
    3. and as partners in the task of building a strong and united nation.
    4. No error

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    It is time is followed by Past Simple, Hence, we accepted all our. Hence, people as equals is the right usage

    Correct Option: B

    It is time is followed by Past Simple, Hence, we accepted all our. Hence, people as equals is the right usage