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. The fight for liberation
    2. brings out the best and
    3. a noblest quality in mankind.
    4. No error

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    Before Superlative degree the (Article) is used. Hence, the noblest quality in mankind is the right usage.

    Correct Option: C

    Before Superlative degree the (Article) is used. Hence, the noblest quality in mankind is the right usage.


  1. Solve the question according to given instruction
    1. He runs
    2. more faster
    3. than I.
    4. No error

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    It is Double Comparatives related error. Use ofmore + –er (Comparative Degree)is incorrect. Hence, much faster/faster is the right usage.

    Correct Option: B

    It is Double Comparatives related error. Use ofmore + –er (Comparative Degree)is incorrect. Hence, much faster/faster is the right usage.



  1. Solve the question according to given instruction
    1. I knew the town well
    2. so I was able
    3. to advice him where to go.
    4. No error

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    (1) advice (Noun) : an opinion or suggestion.
    (2) advise (Verb) : to suggest Hence, to advise (Infinitive) him where to go is the right usage.

    Correct Option: A

    (1) advice (Noun) : an opinion or suggestion.
    (2) advise (Verb) : to suggest Hence, to advise (Infinitive) him where to go is the right usage.


  1. Solve the question according to given instruction
    1. The children left
    2. the playground
    3. one after one.
    4. No error

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    one by one or one after another/the other is the right usage. one by one : first one, then the next, then the next etc., separately one after another : used for saying that actions are done/things happen with very little time between them; one after the other

    Correct Option: C

    one by one or one after another/the other is the right usage. one by one : first one, then the next, then the next etc., separately one after another : used for saying that actions are done/things happen with very little time between them; one after the other



  1. Solve the question according to given instruction
    1. She has been
    2. complaining about headache
    3. from morning.
    4. No error

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    For point of time, since (Conj.) is used Hence, since morning is the right usage.

    Correct Option: C

    For point of time, since (Conj.) is used Hence, since morning is the right usage.