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 neither talks too much
    2. nor he causes any trouble
    3. during the lesson.
    4. No error

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    Here, nor causes any trouble should be used. The use of He is superfluous. When the same subject is involved then after nor the subject is not used.

    Correct Option: B

    Here, nor causes any trouble should be used. The use of He is superfluous. When the same subject is involved then after nor the subject is not used.


  1. Solve the question according to given instruction
    1. I have visited Mumbai two years ago
    2. and I am planning to visit again
    3. in the near future.
    4. No error

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    The event relates to past time. Hence, Past Simple i.e., I visited Mumbai two years ago is the right usage.

    Correct Option: A

    The event relates to past time. Hence, Past Simple i.e., I visited Mumbai two years ago is the right usage.



  1. Solve the question according to given instruction
    1. The hurrying crowds
    2. of people past
    3. each other amazed him.
    4. No error

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    Here, of people passing/crossing (Gerund) is the right usage.

    Correct Option: B

    Here, of people passing/crossing (Gerund) is the right usage.


  1. Solve the question according to given instruction
    1. She has married
    2. a young tall
    3. Australian accountant.
    4. No error

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    Here, of people passing/crossing (Gerund) is the right usage.

    Correct Option: B

    Here, of people passing/crossing (Gerund) is the right usage.



  1. Solve the question according to given instruction
    1. My friends said
    2. me that he was
    3. unable to come.
    4. No error

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    Here, My friend told is the right usage. He said to me ⇒ He told me.

    Correct Option: A

    Here, My friend told is the right usage. He said to me ⇒ He told me.