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) I told him
    (Q) the story
    (R) in details to make him understand it fully.
    (S) No error
    1. P
    2. Q
    3. R
    4. S

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    R Here,in detail to make him understand it fully is the right usage.

    Correct Option: C

    R Here,in detail to make him understand it fully is the right usage.


  1. (P) Sakshi wrote essay
    (Q) so well that
    (R) her teacher was very pleased with her.
    (S) No error
    1. P
    2. Q
    3. R
    4. S

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    P Here, Definite Article-the i.e. Sakshi wrote the essay is the right usage.

    Correct Option: A

    P Here, Definite Article-the i.e. Sakshi wrote the essay is the right usage.



  1. (P) The house
    (Q) is built in an
    (R) attractive manner.
    (S) No error
    1. P
    2. Q
    3. R
    4. S

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    Q Here, Passive of Present Perfect should be used. Hence, has been built in an is the right usage.

    Correct Option: B

    Q Here, Passive of Present Perfect should be used. Hence, has been built in an is the right usage.


  1. (P) While Mahendra was away
    (Q) on a long official tour
    (R) his office receive an important letter which was marked ‘Urgent’.
    (S) No error
    1. P
    2. Q
    3. R
    4. S

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    R The sentence showsPast Time. Hence,Past Simple i.e. his office received an important letter which is the right usage.

    Correct Option: C

    R The sentence showsPast Time. Hence,Past Simple i.e. his office received an important letter which is the right usage.



  1. (P) According to one survey
    (Q) only those forests which were
    (R) not under village management succumbed from fires recently.
    (S) No error
    1. P
    2. Q
    3. R
    4. S

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    R It is Preposition related error. Hence, succumbed to fires recently is the right usage.

    Correct Option: C

    R It is Preposition related error. Hence, succumbed to fires recently is the right usage.