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 job is
    2. under the direct
    3. of Mrs Jones.
    4. No error

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    Here, under the direction (supervision) (Noun) .... should be used.

    Correct Option: B

    Here, under the direction (supervision) (Noun) .... should be used.


  1. Solve the question according to given instruction
    1. Still
    2. waters
    3. run deep.
    4. No error

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    Still waters run deep = a person who seems to be quiet or shy may surprise you by knowing a lot or having deep feelings.

    Correct Option: D

    Still waters run deep = a person who seems to be quiet or shy may surprise you by knowing a lot or having deep feelings.



  1. Solve the question according to given instruction
    1. He was not able to concentrate
    2. because of the continual music
    3. being played next door.
    4. No error

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    Continual (Adjective) = repeated many times in a way that is annoying Continuous (Adjective) = happening or existing for a period of time without interruption.
    Hence, because of the continuous music .... should be used here.

    Correct Option: B

    Continual (Adjective) = repeated many times in a way that is annoying Continuous (Adjective) = happening or existing for a period of time without interruption.
    Hence, because of the continuous music .... should be used here.


  1. Solve the question according to given instruction
    1. The author said during the press conference
    2. that there were
    3. two farther volumes to be published.
    4. No error

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    Further = additional to what already exists Farther = at to or by a great distance Hence, two further (additional) volumes to be published .....should be used here.

    Correct Option: C

    Further = additional to what already exists Farther = at to or by a great distance Hence, two further (additional) volumes to be published .....should be used here.



  1. Solve the question according to given instruction
    1. I and my wife
    2. were declared
    3. the best couple at the party.
    4. No error

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    Arrangement of persons⇒ 231 i.e., second, third and first persons. Hence, my wife and I .....should be used here.

    Correct Option: A

    Arrangement of persons⇒ 231 i.e., second, third and first persons. Hence, my wife and I .....should be used here.