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. Wise men follow nobel
    2. ideas whereas fools
    3. disregard them.
    4. No error

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    (1) nobel → founder of Nobel Prizes : Nobel
    (2) noble (Adj.) : showing fine personal qualities Here, noble is the right usage.

    Correct Option: A

    (1) nobel → founder of Nobel Prizes : Nobel
    (2) noble (Adj.) : showing fine personal qualities Here, noble is the right usage.


  1. Since my mother was angry so I did not utter a word.
    1. was angry so
    2. utter a word
    3. since my mother
    4. No error

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    Here, Connective-so will not be used. Hence, was angry is the right usage.

    Correct Option: A

    Here, Connective-so will not be used. Hence, was angry is the right usage.



  1. The travellers were pacified when to hear that the plane had landed on the runway much before the official announcement.
    1. landed on the runway
    2. much before the
    3. were pacified when
    4. No error

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    Here, use of when is superfluous. Hence, were pacified is the right usage.

    Correct Option: C

    Here, use of when is superfluous. Hence, were pacified is the right usage.


  1. Neither the chips, which were cheaper, nor the pizza interested the kid.
    1. No error
    2. were cheaper
    3. nor the pizza
    4. the chips which

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    Here, which (Relative Pronoun) not be used. The sentence should be ⇒ Neither the chips were cheaper nor the pizza interested the kid.

    Correct Option: D

    Here, which (Relative Pronoun) not be used. The sentence should be ⇒ Neither the chips were cheaper nor the pizza interested the kid.



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

  1. The lawyer deduced from the existing evidences that the accused was involved in the heinous crime.
    1. in the heinous crime
    2. deduced from the
    3. accused was involved
    4. No error

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    No error

    Correct Option: D

    No error