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.

  1. Solve the question according to given instruction
    1. All my hope
    2. were duped
    3. and I was plunged in deep sorrow.
    4. No error

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    Here, All my hopes is the right usage.

    Correct Option: A

    Here, All my hopes is the right usage.


  1. Solve the question according to given instruction
    1. There is
    2. few time
    3. for preparation.
    4. No error

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    Few (Det., Adj.) : not many. Little (Adj.) : not much. few is used with Plural Nouns and Plural Verbs little/a little is used with Uncountable Nouns. Hence, (a) little time (no time) is the right usage.

    Correct Option: B

    Few (Det., Adj.) : not many. Little (Adj.) : not much. few is used with Plural Nouns and Plural Verbs little/a little is used with Uncountable Nouns. Hence, (a) little time (no time) is the right usage.



  1. Solve the question according to given instruction
    1. Why you
    2. copying your homework
    3. from someone else?
    4. No error

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    Structure of Interrogative (Present Progressive) Why + am/is/are + Subject + V-ing Hence, Why are you is the right usage.

    Correct Option: A

    Structure of Interrogative (Present Progressive) Why + am/is/are + Subject + V-ing Hence, Why are you is the right usage.


  1. Solve the question according to given instruction
    1. I am very anxious
    2. to know how are you
    3. and mother are doing.
    4. No error

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    Here, Affirmative i.e, to know how you is the right usage. Use of are is superfluous.

    Correct Option: B

    Here, Affirmative i.e, to know how you is the right usage. Use of are is superfluous.



  1. Solve the question according to given instruction
    1. The Statesman has the
    2. larger circulation
    3. of all English dailies.
    4. No error

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    Here, Superlative Degree i.e, largest circulation is the right usage.

    Correct Option: B

    Here, Superlative Degree i.e, largest circulation is the right usage.