COMMON ERRORS


Direction: In each of the following questions, one part of the sentence may have an error. Find out which part of the sentence has an error. If the sentence is free from error, choose No error.

  1. Solve the question according to given instruction
    1. Florence Nightingale
    2. was called
    3. Lady with the lamp.
    4. No error

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    Here, certainty is evident. Hence, the Lady with the lamp is the right usage.

    Correct Option: C

    Here, certainty is evident. Hence, the Lady with the lamp is the right usage.


  1. Solve the question according to given instruction
    1. One of my friend
    2. has gone
    3. to Canada.
    4. No error

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    One of is followed by Plural Noun/Pronoun. Hence,One of my friends (Plural) is the right usage.

    Correct Option: A

    One of is followed by Plural Noun/Pronoun. Hence,One of my friends (Plural) is the right usage.



  1. Solve the question according to given instruction
    1. The patient died
    2. despite he had recieved
    3. the best medial help.
    4. No error

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    Here, despite getting is the right usage. despite (Pre.) : in spite of.

    Correct Option: B

    Here, despite getting is the right usage. despite (Pre.) : in spite of.


  1. Solve the question according to given instruction
    1. Were I the president
    2. I would award
    3. you a title.
    4. No error

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    No error

    Correct Option: D

    No error



  1. Solve the question according to given instruction
    1. Scarcely had he gone
    2. than I remembered
    3. his name.
    4. No error

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    Scarcely.....when is correct form ofConnective. Hence, when I remembered is the right usage.

    Correct Option: B

    Scarcely.....when is correct form ofConnective. Hence, when I remembered is the right usage.