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 the answer. If a sentence is free from error, your answer is No error.

  1. Solve the question according to given instruction
    1. He stated that
    2. he prefers
    3. tea than coffee.
    4. No error

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    to-inf. or -ing form is used after prefer (V.) Hence, to coffee is the right usage.

    Correct Option: C

    to-inf. or -ing form is used after prefer (V.) Hence, to coffee is the right usage.


  1. Solve the question according to given instruction

    1. You will not
    2. succeed unless you
    3. don’t work hard.
    4. No error

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    Unless is used to say that something can only happen or be true in a particular situation. Hence, unless should be followed by positive sentence. Here, you work hard is the right usage.

    Correct Option: C

    Unless is used to say that something can only happen or be true in a particular situation. Hence, unless should be followed by positive sentence. Here, you work hard is the right usage.



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 the answer. If a sentence is free from error, your answer is No error.

  1. Solve the question according to given instruction
    1. The government
    2. must provide facilities for the
    3. upbringing of women.
    4. No error

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    Here, upbringing of girl child/protection of women is the right usage. upbringing (N.) : the way in which a child is cared for and taught how to behave while it is growing up.

    Correct Option: C

    Here, upbringing of girl child/protection of women is the right usage. upbringing (N.) : the way in which a child is cared for and taught how to behave while it is growing up.


  1. Solve the question according to given instruction
    1. Not much
    2. people realize
    3. his sincerity.
    4. No error

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    much is used with Uncountable Nouns many is used with Countable Nouns Hence, not many is the right usage.

    Correct Option: A

    much is used with Uncountable Nouns many is used with Countable Nouns Hence, not many is the right usage.



  1. Solve the question according to given instruction
    1. The baby was
    2. clinging with her
    3. mother in fear.
    4. No error

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    It is Preposition related error. cling to is a Phr.V. Hence, clinging to her is the right usage. Look at the example given below : After her mother’s death, Saraclung to her aunt more than ever.

    Correct Option: B

    It is Preposition related error. cling to is a Phr.V. Hence, clinging to her is the right usage. Look at the example given below : After her mother’s death, Saraclung to her aunt more than ever.