COMMON ERRORS


Direction: In the following questions, some parts of the sentences have errors and some are correct. Find out which part of a sentence has an error. The number of that part is your answer. If a sentence is free from error, then your answer is (4) i.e. No error.

  1. Solve the question according to given instruction
    1. He flew
    2. over extensively
    3. the Pacific last winter.
    4. No error

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    It is position of words related error. Hence, extensively over is the right usage.

    Correct Option: B

    It is position of words related error. Hence, extensively over is the right usage.


  1. Solve the question according to given instruction
    1. There is only one cure
    2. to the evils which newly
    3. acquired freedom produces and that cure is freedom.
    4. No error

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    Cure for something = something that will solve a problem, improve a bad situation etc. Hence, for the evils which newly is the right usage.

    Correct Option: B

    Cure for something = something that will solve a problem, improve a bad situation etc. Hence, for the evils which newly is the right usage.



  1. Solve the question according to given instruction
    1. It is I
    2. who is responsible
    3. for the delay.
    4. No error

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    Here,I is antecedent of relative pronoun-who. Hence, who am responsible should be used here.

    Correct Option: B

    Here,I is antecedent of relative pronoun-who. Hence, who am responsible should be used here.


  1. Solve the question according to given instruction
    1. He has been
    2. enhanced in position
    3. as a result of his diligence and integrity.
    4. No error

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    The sentence is in Past tense. Hence, He had been is the right usage

    Correct Option: A

    The sentence is in Past tense. Hence, He had been is the right usage



  1. Solve the question according to given instruction
    1. If I would have realised
    2. what a bad shape our library is in
    3. I would have done something.
    4. No error

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    Such sentences show that condition was not fulfilled in the past, hence job was not completed. The structure of such sentences is as follows : If + Past Perfect .... , .... would + have + Past Participle Hence, If I had realised should be used.

    Correct Option: A

    Such sentences show that condition was not fulfilled in the past, hence job was not completed. The structure of such sentences is as follows : If + Past Perfect .... , .... would + have + Past Participle Hence, If I had realised should be used.