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. Yesterday, I met a man
    2. who was blind
    3. with the right eye.
    4. No error

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    Here, antecedent of who is man. Hence, definite article i.e. yesterday, I met the man ..... should be used.

    Correct Option: A

    Here, antecedent of who is man. Hence, definite article i.e. yesterday, I met the man ..... should be used.


  1. Solve the question according to given instruction
    1. Everyone of us has to be
    2. very vigilant to safeguard
    3. our hardly won liberty.
    4. No error

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    Hardly (Adverb) = almost no ; almost not ; none. There is hardly any tea left. Hard (Adverb) = with great effort ; with difficulty He was still breathing hard after his run. Hence, our hard won liberty should be used here.

    Correct Option: C

    Hardly (Adverb) = almost no ; almost not ; none. There is hardly any tea left. Hard (Adverb) = with great effort ; with difficulty He was still breathing hard after his run. Hence, our hard won liberty should be used here.



  1. Solve the question according to given instruction
    1. The old man
    2. is too weak
    3. to walk.
    4. No error

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    No error

    Correct Option: C

    No error


  1. Solve the question according to given instruction
    1. While I was driving home,
    2. I heard some shocking news
    3. at the radio.
    4. No error

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    It is preposition related error. Hence, on the radio ....... should be used here. Did you hear the interview with you on the radio ?

    Correct Option: C

    It is preposition related error. Hence, on the radio ....... should be used here. Did you hear the interview with you on the radio ?



  1. Solve the question according to given instruction
    1. Speech was given
    2. to man to
    3. conseal his thoughts.
    4. No error

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    Speech was given to man to disguise his thoughts. – Charles Maurice de Talleyrand Quotes Hence, conceal (hide)/disguise his thoughts ...... should be used here.

    Correct Option: C

    Speech was given to man to disguise his thoughts. – Charles Maurice de Talleyrand Quotes Hence, conceal (hide)/disguise his thoughts ...... should be used here.