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. Every conceivable race and nationality
    2. had its shared of suffering
    3. in the world wars.
    4. No error

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    Here, had its shared (Adjective) suffering or had its share (Noun) of suffering .... should be used.

    Correct Option: B

    Here, had its shared (Adjective) suffering or had its share (Noun) of suffering .... should be used.


  1. Solve the question according to given instruction
    1. Police reports claim that
    2. substantial seizure of cocaine have been made
    3. in the last two months.
    4. No error

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    Here, subject (substantial seizure) is singular. Hence, singular verb i.e. ... has been made .... should be used.

    Correct Option: B

    Here, subject (substantial seizure) is singular. Hence, singular verb i.e. ... has been made .... should be used.



  1. Solve the question according to given instruction
    1. He was
    2. very kind enough
    3. to invite me.
    4. No error

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    Here, very kind or kind enough .... should be used. Enough ⇒ to the necessary degree Hence, it is not proper to use very and enough together.

    Correct Option: B

    Here, very kind or kind enough .... should be used. Enough ⇒ to the necessary degree Hence, it is not proper to use very and enough together.


  1. Solve the question according to given instruction
    1. Her knowledge in English
    2. gives her great advantage
    3. over me.
    4. No error

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    It is preposition related error. Hence, Her knowledge of English .... should be used here. He has a wide knowledge of painting and music.

    Correct Option: A

    It is preposition related error. Hence, Her knowledge of English .... should be used here. He has a wide knowledge of painting and music.



  1. Solve the question according to given instruction
    1. He recommended
    2. my case
    3. with the supervisor
    4. No error

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    It is prepositon related error. Hence, to the supervisor ... should be used.

    Correct Option: C

    It is prepositon related error. Hence, to the supervisor ... should be used.