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. I remember him as
    2. someone who was a lot nicer
    3. than circumstances warranted.
    4. No error

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    No error

    Correct Option: D

    No error


  1. Solve the question according to given instruction
    1. The job for drawing water
    2. from the village well is usually
    3. carried out by the women and young girls.
    4. No error

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    It is a Preposition related error. Hence, The job of drawing water is the right usage.

    Correct Option: A

    It is a Preposition related error. Hence, The job of drawing water is the right usage.



  1. Solve the question according to given instruction
    1. Neither of the scout leaders know
    2. how to trap wild animals
    3. or how to prepare them for mounting.
    4. No error

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    Neither of is followed by a Plural Noun/ Pronoun but agrees with a Singular Verb. Hence, Neither of the scout leaders knows is the right usage.

    Correct Option: A

    Neither of is followed by a Plural Noun/ Pronoun but agrees with a Singular Verb. Hence, Neither of the scout leaders knows is the right usage.


  1. Solve the question according to given instruction
    1. Variety
    2. is
    3. spice of life.
    4. No error

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    Here, Definite Article i.e. the spice of life is the right usage.

    Correct Option: C

    Here, Definite Article i.e. the spice of life is the right usage.



  1. Solve the question according to given instruction
    1. I always enjoy
    2. to read
    3. books.
    4. No error

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    Here, Gerund i.e. reading is the right usage.

    Correct Option: B

    Here, Gerund i.e. reading is the right usage.