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. He had no
    2. accuse for attacking
    3. that old man.
    4. No error

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    Accuse (verb) = to say that somebody has done something wrong or is guilty of something. Excuse (Noun) = a reason, either true or invented that you give to explain or defend your behaviour. Hence, excuse (Noun) for attacking ... should be used here.

    Correct Option: B

    Accuse (verb) = to say that somebody has done something wrong or is guilty of something. Excuse (Noun) = a reason, either true or invented that you give to explain or defend your behaviour. Hence, excuse (Noun) for attacking ... should be used here.


  1. Solve the question according to given instruction
    1. The museum’s revolving doors
    2. stopped the crooks
    3. as they jam halfway round.
    4. No error

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    The sentence shows past time. Hence, Past simple i.e. as they jammed half way round ...... should be used here.

    Correct Option: C

    The sentence shows past time. Hence, Past simple i.e. as they jammed half way round ...... should be used here.



  1. Solve the question according to given instruction
    1. The new lecturer
    2. seems to be very popular with
    3. most of the class.
    4. No error

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    The sentence shows past time. Hence, Past simple i.e. as they jammed half way round ...... should be used here.

    Correct Option: C

    The sentence shows past time. Hence, Past simple i.e. as they jammed half way round ...... should be used here.


  1. Solve the question according to given instruction
    1. They will
    2. leave the office at six and
    3. reach at home by seven.
    4. No error

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    Reach (Verb) = to arrive at Look at the sentence : They did not reach the border until after dark. It is not proper to use preposition ‘at’ with reach here.

    Correct Option: C

    Reach (Verb) = to arrive at Look at the sentence : They did not reach the border until after dark. It is not proper to use preposition ‘at’ with reach here.



  1. Solve the question according to given instruction
    1. Those sort of people
    2. are always nice
    3. to you on your face.
    4. No error

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    No error

    Correct Option: D

    No error