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. The severe cyclonic storm
    2. has left behind
    3. a trial of miser.
    4. No error

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    Trial (Noun) = a formal examination of evidence in court; test. Trail = a long series of marks that is left by something. Hence, a trail of misery .... should be used here.

    Correct Option: C

    Trial (Noun) = a formal examination of evidence in court; test. Trail = a long series of marks that is left by something. Hence, a trail of misery .... should be used here.


  1. Solve the question according to given instruction
    1. Too great a
    2. variety of studies
    3. distract the mind.
    4. No error

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    Look at the sentence : There is a wide variety of patterns to choose from. Hence, singular verb i.e. distracts the mind .... should be used here.

    Correct Option: C

    Look at the sentence : There is a wide variety of patterns to choose from. Hence, singular verb i.e. distracts the mind .... should be used here.



  1. Solve the question according to given instruction
    1. I was first
    2. to reach the school
    3. today.
    4. No error

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    ‘The’ is used with ordinal number. Hence, I was the first .... should be used.

    Correct Option: A

    ‘The’ is used with ordinal number. Hence, I was the first .... should be used.


  1. Solve the question according to given instruction
    1. I don’t have
    2. any money to
    3. spend for luxuries.
    4. No error

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    It is preposition related error. Hence, spend on luxuries .... should be used.

    Correct Option: C

    It is preposition related error. Hence, spend on luxuries .... should be used.



  1. Solve the question according to given instruction
    1. Computers give us
    2. the easier access
    3. to information.
    4. No error

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    Here, an easier access .... should be used. In comparative degree, use of ‘the’ is not proper.

    Correct Option: B

    Here, an easier access .... should be used. In comparative degree, use of ‘the’ is not proper.