COMMON ERRORS


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. When I left
    2. the house at 9 o'clock
    3. my son was still at home.
    4. No error

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    No error

    Correct Option: D

    No error


  1. Solve the question according to given instruction
    1. We must have
    2. sympathy for
    3. needy and the poor.
    4. No error

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    the (Def. Art.) will be used before needy (Adj.) because needy talks about a group of people Hence, the needy and the poor is the right usage

    Correct Option: C

    the (Def. Art.) will be used before needy (Adj.) because needy talks about a group of people Hence, the needy and the poor is the right usage



  1. Solve the question according to given instruction
    1. He has promised
    2. to pay me the whole amount
    3. in cheque with the stipulated time.
    4. No error

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    within (Prep.) a stipulated time means before that length of time has passed. Look at the example given below : The deal was completed within 24 hours. Hence, in Cheque within the stipulated time is the right usage

    Correct Option: C

    within (Prep.) a stipulated time means before that length of time has passed. Look at the example given below : The deal was completed within 24 hours. Hence, in Cheque within the stipulated time is the right usage


  1. Solve the question according to given instruction
    1. We should make green vegetables
    2. an essential part of our daily diet,
    3. shouldn't we?
    4. No error

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    No error

    Correct Option: D

    No error



  1. Solve the question according to given instruction
    1. Many persons must have read
    2. The Arabian Nights',
    3. which is very interesting.
    4. No error

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    The most commonly used word is people. Persons is very rarely used. Look at the examples given below There were a hundred people at the reception. Several persons were interviewed. In this case, people is more appropriate. Hence, Many people must have read is the right usage

    Correct Option: A

    The most commonly used word is people. Persons is very rarely used. Look at the examples given below There were a hundred people at the reception. Several persons were interviewed. In this case, people is more appropriate. Hence, Many people must have read is the right usage