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) Our school is making
    (Q) every possible effort
    (R) to provide the best facilities and personal attention for each child.
    (S) No error
    1. P
    2. Q
    3. R
    4. S

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    R Here, corresponding Preposition i.e. to provide the best facilities for and personal attention to is the right usage.

    Correct Option: C

    R Here, corresponding Preposition i.e. to provide the best facilities for and personal attention to is the right usage.


  1. (P) No method of making other
    (Q) people agree to
    (R) your viewpoint is as effective as this method.
    (S) No error
    1. P
    2. Q
    3. R
    4. S

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    P Here, No other method of making is the right usage.

    Correct Option: A

    P Here, No other method of making is the right usage.



  1. (P) We now look forward for
    (Q) some great achievements
    (R) which to some extent can restore the country’s prestige once again.
    (S) No error
    1. P
    2. Q
    3. R
    4. S

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    P Here, we now look forward to is the right usage. look forward agrees with to (Prep.)

    Correct Option: A

    P Here, we now look forward to is the right usage. look forward agrees with to (Prep.)


  1. (P) The old man
    (Q) told his sons
    (R) that there was no such thing like luck.
    (S) No error
    1. P
    2. Q
    3. R
    4. S

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    R Here, that there is no such thing as luck is the right usage. The sentence is showing a Universal Truth. Hence, Simple Present Tense will be used.

    Correct Option: C

    R Here, that there is no such thing as luck is the right usage. The sentence is showing a Universal Truth. Hence, Simple Present Tense will be used.



  1. (P) The report is candid in admitting
    (Q) that the investment by the Government
    (R) in health and family planning have eroded considerably.
    (S) No error
    1. P
    2. Q
    3. R
    4. S

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    R Here, Subject (the investment) is Singular. Hence, in health and planning has eroded considerably is the right usage.

    Correct Option: C

    R Here, Subject (the investment) is Singular. Hence, in health and planning has eroded considerably is the right usage.