COMMON ERRORS


Direction: Each of the following sentences has four parts marked P, Q, R and S. Choose the part of sentence with the error. If there is No error, select No error (S).

  1. (P) This laboratory of physicists is
    (Q) not only equipped with
    (R) all state-of-the-arts instruments but also with outstanding physicists.
    (S) No error
    1. P
    2. Q
    3. R
    4. S

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    Q Here, equipped not only with is the right usage.

    Correct Option: B

    Q Here, equipped not only with is the right usage.


  1. (P) No country can long endure
    (Q) if its foundations
    (R) are not laid deep in the material prosperity.
    (S) No error
    1. P
    2. Q
    3. R
    4. S

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    P Here, No country can endure long (Adverb) is the right usage.

    Correct Option: A

    P Here, No country can endure long (Adverb) is the right usage.



  1. (P) We will pack not only
    (Q) the material properly
    (R) but will also deliver it to your valued customers.
    (S) No error
    1. P
    2. Q
    3. R
    4. S

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    P When we use not only.. but also, same part of speech should be used before both. Hence, we will not only pack is the right usage.

    Correct Option: A

    P When we use not only.. but also, same part of speech should be used before both. Hence, we will not only pack is the right usage.


  1. (P) Mahatma Gandhi did not solve
    (Q) all the future problems
    (R) but he did solve problems of his own age.
    (S) No error
    1. P
    2. Q
    3. R
    4. S

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    Q Here, the problems of the future is the right usage.

    Correct Option: B

    Q Here, the problems of the future is the right usage.



  1. (P) I did not like his
    (Q) comments on my paper
    (R) but I had no alternative as I had agreed to keep quiet.
    (S) No error
    1. P
    2. Q
    3. R
    4. S

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    S No error

    Correct Option: D

    S No error