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. Although Niratyay is very intelligent and sincere
    2. to his dealing he
    3. often tells lies.
    4. No error.

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    in will replace to. in his dealings he is the right usage

    Correct Option: B

    in will replace to. in his dealings he is the right usage


  1. Solve the question according to given instruction
    1. His father
    2. bought these furnitures
    3. the day before yesterday.
    4. No error.

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    Here, bought these furniture/these pieces of furniture is the right usage.

    Correct Option: B

    Here, bought these furniture/these pieces of furniture is the right usage.



  1. Solve the question according to given instruction
    1. If she had seen
    2. the car coming, she
    3. may not crossed the road.
    4. No error.

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    Look at the structure : If + subject + had + v3 + subject + would have + v3 Hence, would not have crossed is the right usage.

    Correct Option: C

    Look at the structure : If + subject + had + v3 + subject + would have + v3 Hence, would not have crossed is the right usage.


  1. Solve the question according to given instruction
    1. Second hand
    2. furnitures were
    3. put to auction.
    4. No error.

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    furniture (Uncountable noun) : objects that can be moved such as tables, chairs, beds. Look at the example given below : We need to buy some new furniture. Furniture ¹ Furnitures (plural) Hence, pieces of furniture/furniture were/was is the right usage.

    Correct Option: B

    furniture (Uncountable noun) : objects that can be moved such as tables, chairs, beds. Look at the example given below : We need to buy some new furniture. Furniture ¹ Furnitures (plural) Hence, pieces of furniture/furniture were/was is the right usage.



  1. Solve the question according to given instruction
    1. On the arrival of the mail,
    2. the car finally
    3. made the start.
    4. No error.

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    make a start (Id.) : the act or process of beginning. Look at the examples given below : She is moving abroad to make a fresh start. I will paint the ceiling if you make a start on the walls. Hence, made a start is the right usage

    Correct Option: C

    make a start (Id.) : the act or process of beginning. Look at the examples given below : She is moving abroad to make a fresh start. I will paint the ceiling if you make a start on the walls. Hence, made a start is the right usage