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. If a sentence is free from errors, your answer is No error.

  1. Solve the question according to given instruction
    1. Do you know
    2. whom the
    3. next speaker is?
    4. No error

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    Who is used to show which person or people you mean/used in question. Whom is used as the Object of a Verb or Preposition. Hence, who the is the right usage.

    Correct Option: B

    Who is used to show which person or people you mean/used in question. Whom is used as the Object of a Verb or Preposition. Hence, who the is the right usage.


  1. Solve the question according to given instruction
    1. The leader
    2. with all his followers
    3. are send to prison.
    4. No error

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    Here, Subject (The leader) is Singular. Hence, Singular Verb i.e. was sent (v3) to prison is the right usage.

    Correct Option: C

    Here, Subject (The leader) is Singular. Hence, Singular Verb i.e. was sent (v3) to prison is the right usage.



  1. Solve the question according to given instruction
    1. A large
    2. consignment of books
    3. are expected.
    4. No error

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    A large consignment (Singular Collective Noun) agrees with Singular Verb (is). Hence, is expected is the right usage.

    Correct Option: C

    A large consignment (Singular Collective Noun) agrees with Singular Verb (is). Hence, is expected is the right usage.


  1. Solve the question according to given instruction
    1. I have reached
    2. the office before
    3. the rain started.
    4. No error

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    When both events happen in the past, the event that happens earlier should be expressed in Past Perfect. Hence, I had reached is the right usage.

    Correct Option: A

    When both events happen in the past, the event that happens earlier should be expressed in Past Perfect. Hence, I had reached is the right usage.



  1. Solve the question according to given instruction
    1. The reason for
    2. his failure is because
    3. he did not work hard.
    4. No error

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    Here, Connective-that should be used. It is improper to use reason and because together. Hence, his failure is that is the right usage.

    Correct Option: B

    Here, Connective-that should be used. It is improper to use reason and because together. Hence, his failure is that is the right usage.