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. I sprained my ankle
    2. when I was
    3. playing basketball.
    4. No error

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    No error

    Correct Option: B

    No error


  1. Solve the question according to given instruction
    1. Suddenly they saw a car coming
    2. at a break neck speed.
    3. An old man were crossing the road at the zebra crossing.
    4. No error

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    breakneck (Adj.) : very fast and dangerous l to drive at breakneck speed. Here, An old man was crossing the road at the zebra crossing is the right usage

    Correct Option: C

    breakneck (Adj.) : very fast and dangerous l to drive at breakneck speed. Here, An old man was crossing the road at the zebra crossing is the right usage



  1. Solve the question according to given instruction
    1. I loved
    2. the drawings
    3. they were so real.
    4. No error

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    Here, which seemed so real/which looked so real is the right usage

    Correct Option: C

    Here, which seemed so real/which looked so real is the right usage


  1. Solve the question according to given instruction
    1. After tasting both
    2. John prefers
    3. tea than coffee.
    4. No error

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    If prefer is followed by a Noun, Preposition-to should be used. Hence, tea to coffee is the right usage

    Correct Option: C

    If prefer is followed by a Noun, Preposition-to should be used. Hence, tea to coffee is the right usage



Direction: In the following questions, one part of the sentence may have an error. Find out which part of the sentence has an error. The number of that part is your answer. If the sentence is free from error, choose the “No error” option.

  1. Solve the question according to given instruction
    1. I did not receive
    2. any letter from my parents
    3. for the last two months.
    4. No error

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    Present Perfect Tense is used when we talk about unfinished actions that started in the past and continue to the present. We use it to say how long an action has continued with since and for. Hence, I have not received is the right usage

    Correct Option: A

    Present Perfect Tense is used when we talk about unfinished actions that started in the past and continue to the present. We use it to say how long an action has continued with since and for. Hence, I have not received is the right usage