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. If the sentence is free from error, choose the No error option

  1. Solve the question according to given instruction
    1. Mr. Gaurav Sharma
    2. is coming
    3. to dinner.
    4. No error

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    No error

    Correct Option: D

    No error


  1. Solve the question according to given instruction
    1. Excess energy intake from
    2. food may fuel the
    3. growth of several cancers.
    4. No error

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    No error

    Correct Option: D

    No error



  1. Solve the question according to given instruction
    1. It has been shown that
    2. very high doses of vitamin C actually
    3. causes cancer cells to grow.
    4. No error

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    No error

    Correct Option: D

    No error


  1. Solve the question according to given instruction
    1. Madhu lived in Mumbai
    2. since 1970 to 1985,
    3. but is now living in Chennai.
    4. No error

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    From is used to show when something starts and also the range of something. Hence, from 1970 to 1985 is the right usage.

    Correct Option: B

    From is used to show when something starts and also the range of something. Hence, from 1970 to 1985 is the right usage.



  1. Solve the question according to given instruction
    1. Ramesh is smarter enough
    2. to get selected for this post,
    3. without any recommendations.
    4. No error

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    Here, not a Comparative Degree but Positive Degree should be used.
    (1) enough (used after Verbs, adjectives and Adverbs) : to the necessary degree. Hence, Ramesh is smart enough is the right usage.

    Correct Option: A

    Here, not a Comparative Degree but Positive Degree should be used.
    (1) enough (used after Verbs, adjectives and Adverbs) : to the necessary degree. Hence, Ramesh is smart enough is the right usage.