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. All works of
    2. creative writing
    3. have aesthetics appeal.
    4. No error

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    Aesthetic (Adjective) = concerned with beauty and art and the understanding of beautiful things Hence, have aesthetic appeal should be used here. Aesthetics = the branch of philosophy that studies the principles of beauty in art.

    Correct Option: C

    Aesthetic (Adjective) = concerned with beauty and art and the understanding of beautiful things Hence, have aesthetic appeal should be used here. Aesthetics = the branch of philosophy that studies the principles of beauty in art.


  1. Solve the question according to given instruction
    1. Every day new inventions
    2. is make
    3. for the good of humanity.
    4. No error

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    Here, subject (inventions) is plural. Hence, are made (v3) .... should be used. The sentence is in passive voice.

    Correct Option: B

    Here, subject (inventions) is plural. Hence, are made (v3) .... should be used. The sentence is in passive voice.



  1. Solve the question according to given instruction
    1. You are the man
    2. who have
    3. spoiled it.
    4. No error (4)

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    Here, man (singular) is the antecedent of who. Hence, who has .... should be used.

    Correct Option: B

    Here, man (singular) is the antecedent of who. Hence, who has .... should be used.


  1. Solve the question according to given instruction
    1. The book, being written
    2. in simple language, is suitable for children
    3. as it contains many good advices.
    4. No error

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    Advice is an uncountable noun. Hence, as it contains a lot of good advice .... should be used here.

    Correct Option: C

    Advice is an uncountable noun. Hence, as it contains a lot of good advice .... should be used here.



  1. Solve the question according to given instruction
    1. The teacher prevented
    2. the boys
    3. to go there.
    4. No error

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    Here, prevented the boys from going (Gerund) to..... should be used, not an infinitive.

    Correct Option: C

    Here, prevented the boys from going (Gerund) to..... should be used, not an infinitive.