COMMON ERRORS


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

  1. She exercised discretion in investigating whether her husband eloped with his ex-girlfriend.
    1. discretion in
    2. investigating whether
    3. eloped with
    4. No error

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    No error

    Correct Option: D

    No error


  1. 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. If the sentence is free from error choose No error.
    The fire in the apartment building effected over 20 families.
    1. The fire in
    2. the apartment building
    3. effected over 20 families.
    4. No error

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    (1) affect (V.) : to have an influence
    (2) effect (V.) : to make something happen. Hence, affected over 20 families is the right usage.

    Correct Option: C

    (1) affect (V.) : to have an influence
    (2) effect (V.) : to make something happen. Hence, affected over 20 families is the right usage.



  1. 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. If the sentence is free from error choose No error.
    The moon are full and the stars are out.
    1. The moon are full
    2. and the stars
    3. are out
    4. No error

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    Moon is a Singular Subject. Hence,The moon is full is the right usage.

    Correct Option: A

    Moon is a Singular Subject. Hence,The moon is full is the right usage.


  1. 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. If the sentence is free from error choose No error.
    My husband was work, so I went shopping.
    1. My husband
    2. was work
    3. I went shopping
    4. No error

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    Here, was at work/working is the right usage. Both events happen simultaneously.

    Correct Option: B

    Here, was at work/working is the right usage. Both events happen simultaneously.



  1. 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. If the sentence is free from error choose No error.
    I prefer apples more than oranges.
    1. I prefer
    2. apples more than
    3. oranges
    4. No error

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    Here, apples to oranges is the right usage. prefer agrees with to (Prep.).

    Correct Option: B

    Here, apples to oranges is the right usage. prefer agrees with to (Prep.).