COMMON ERRORS


Direction: In the following question, some parts of the sentence have errors and some are correct. Find out which part of the sentence has an error and choose the appropriate option. If the sentence is free from error, choose ‘No error’.

  1. Solve the question according to given instruction
    1. As if aware of my condition
    2. the infuriated bird suddenly doubled back on its course
    3. and charged straight after me.
    4. No error

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    charge (V.) : to rush forward and attack. Hence, and charged straight at me is the right usage.

    Correct Option: C

    charge (V.) : to rush forward and attack. Hence, and charged straight at me is the right usage.


  1. Solve the question according to given instruction
    1. She has had the best medical facilities available
    2. but she will not be cured
    3. unless she does not have a strong desire to live.
    4. No error

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    Here, unless should be followed byPositive Sentence i.e. unless she does have/ unless she has a strong desire to live is the right usage. Unless is used to say that something can only happen or be true in a particular situation.

    Correct Option: C

    Here, unless should be followed byPositive Sentence i.e. unless she does have/ unless she has a strong desire to live is the right usage. Unless is used to say that something can only happen or be true in a particular situation.



  1. Solve the question according to given instruction
    1. Each child
    2. was given a
    3. red beautiful balloon.
    4. No error

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    It is position of words related error. We usually put a general opinion in front of a specific opinion. Hence, beautiful red balloon is the right usage.

    Correct Option: C

    It is position of words related error. We usually put a general opinion in front of a specific opinion. Hence, beautiful red balloon is the right usage.


Direction: Read each sentence to find out whether there is any grammatical error in it. The error, if any, will be in one part of the sentence. Choose the part with the error. If there is No error, choose ‘No error’. (Ignore the errors of punctuation, if any.)

  1. Solve the question according to given instruction
    1. The weather
    2. of the new place
    3. did not suit Ravi.
    4. No error

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    weather (N.) : the condition of the atmosphere at a particular place and time. climate (N.) : the regular pattern of weather conditions of a particular place. Hence, The climate is the right usage.

    Correct Option: A

    weather (N.) : the condition of the atmosphere at a particular place and time. climate (N.) : the regular pattern of weather conditions of a particular place. Hence, The climate is the right usage.



  1. Solve the question according to given instruction
    1. Good heavens!
    2. How was she
    3. grown!
    4. No error

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    Here, How has she grown is the right usage.

    Correct Option: B

    Here, How has she grown is the right usage.