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. Each of the girls
    2. have come
    3. with her books.
    4. No error

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    Each of the girls is a Singular Subject. Hence, Singular Verb i.e. has come is the right usage.

    Correct Option: B

    Each of the girls is a Singular Subject. Hence, Singular Verb i.e. has come is the right usage.


  1. Solve the question according to given instruction
    1. There were extensive
    2. lawn in front
    3. of the bungalow.
    4. No error

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    Here, lawns in front is the right usage.

    Correct Option: B

    Here, lawns in front is the right usage.



  1. Solve the question according to given instruction
    1. I want to exchange
    2. my Maruti
    3. from a Santro.
    4. No error

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    There is a Preposition related error. Hence, with/ for a Santro is the right usage.

    Correct Option: C

    There is a Preposition related error. Hence, with/ for a Santro is the right usage.


  1. Solve the question according to given instruction
    1. A recent survey indicates
    2. that the number of drug addicts
    3. grew day by day.
    4. No error

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    The sentence shows present time. Hence, Present Progressive i.e. is growing day by day is the right usage.

    Correct Option: C

    The sentence shows present time. Hence, Present Progressive i.e. is growing day by day is the right usage.



  1. Solve the question according to given instruction
    1. The light bulbs
    2. on the hall
    3. need to be changed.
    4. No error

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    There is a Preposition related error. Hence, in the hall is the right usage.

    Correct Option: B

    There is a Preposition related error. Hence, in the hall is the right usage.