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. What man can die
    2. better than
    3. serving his country?
    4. No error

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    The sentence is in interrogative. Hence, How can man die ....... should be used.

    Correct Option: A

    The sentence is in interrogative. Hence, How can man die ....... should be used.


  1. Solve the question according to given instruction
    1. The trek is difficult
    2. but it is far worth
    3. the endeavour.
    4. No error

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    Well–worth = very important; certainly worth. We need a positive expression here. Hence, but is well worth .....should be used here.

    Correct Option: B

    Well–worth = very important; certainly worth. We need a positive expression here. Hence, but is well worth .....should be used here.



  1. Solve the question according to given instruction
    1. A first European sailor
    2. who came to India
    3. was Vascoda-Gama
    4. No error

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    Article ‘the’ is used before an ordinal number. Hence, the first European sailor .... should be used.

    Correct Option: A

    Article ‘the’ is used before an ordinal number. Hence, the first European sailor .... should be used.


  1. Solve the question according to given instruction
    1. The path to
    2. the famous church passes
    3. through a forest
    4. No error

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    No error

    Correct Option: D

    No error



  1. Solve the question according to given instruction
    1. The reason Janet came dressed
    2. as Lady Gaga was because she’d been told
    3. it was a costume party
    4. No error.

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    Here, replace ‘because’ with ‘that’. Hence, as Lady Gaga was that she had been told .... should be used.

    Correct Option: A

    Here, replace ‘because’ with ‘that’. Hence, as Lady Gaga was that she had been told .... should be used.