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 tragedy of Julius Caesar
    2. was written by William Shakespeare
    3. about 1599.
    4. No error

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    Here, preposition ‘in’ i.e., in 1599 .... should be used.

    Correct Option: C

    Here, preposition ‘in’ i.e., in 1599 .... should be used.


  1. Solve the question according to given instruction
    1. He told his friend
    2. that he could not do that work
    3. because it is not to his taste.
    4. No error

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    Here, Reporting Verb is in past tense. Hence, because it was not to his taste .... should be used here.

    Correct Option: C

    Here, Reporting Verb is in past tense. Hence, because it was not to his taste .... should be used here.



  1. Solve the question according to given instruction
    1. Every man in this world
    2. wishes to live long
    3. but nobody wanted to grow old.
    4. No error

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    As the generality of the sentence suggests, Present Simple should be used here. Hence, but nobody wants to grow old ...... should be used here.

    Correct Option: C

    As the generality of the sentence suggests, Present Simple should be used here. Hence, but nobody wants to grow old ...... should be used here.


  1. Solve the question according to given instruction
    1. My lawn
    2. which is overgrown
    3. needs weeding
    4. No error

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    No error

    Correct Option: D

    No error



  1. Solve the question according to given instruction
    1. When the stranger saw me,
    2. he seemed to recognise me
    3. and asked me what was my name.
    4. No error

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    In Indirect Speech Interrogative sentence is changed into Assertive. Hence, and asked me what my name was ...... should be used here.

    Correct Option: C

    In Indirect Speech Interrogative sentence is changed into Assertive. Hence, and asked me what my name was ...... should be used here.