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

  1. The door should be keep closed.
    1. keep closed
    2. No error
    3. should be
    4. The door

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    Structure of the sentence in Passive Voice : Subject + should/would + be + v3 Hence, kept closed is the right usage.

    Correct Option: A

    Structure of the sentence in Passive Voice : Subject + should/would + be + v3 Hence, kept closed is the right usage.


  1. Rakesh founds the newspaper very dull.
    1. very dull
    2. Rakesh founds
    3. No error
    4. the newspaper

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    Find ⇒ found (Past) ⇒ found (Past Participle) Found⇒ founded (Past)⇒ founded (Past Participle). Look at the examples given below : I found my pen that I had lost yesterday. Arya Samaj wasfounded by Dayananda Saraswati. Hence, Rakesh found is the right usage.

    Correct Option: B

    Find ⇒ found (Past) ⇒ found (Past Participle) Found⇒ founded (Past)⇒ founded (Past Participle). Look at the examples given below : I found my pen that I had lost yesterday. Arya Samaj wasfounded by Dayananda Saraswati. Hence, Rakesh found is the right usage.



  1. The promise was broken by him.
    1. was broken
    2. by him
    3. The promise
    4. No error

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    No error

    Correct Option: D

    No error


  1. She made the child to study hard.
    1. study hard
    2. No error
    3. She made
    4. the child

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    Causative Verb-made agrees with infinitive without to. Hence, study hard is the right usage.

    Correct Option: A

    Causative Verb-made agrees with infinitive without to. Hence, study 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 (4) i.e. No error.

  1. Solve the question according to given instruction
    1. They came here in
    2. the evening and begin making
    3. further arrangements.
    4. No error

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    First clause is in Past Simple. Hence, the evening and began making (Past Simple) .... is the right usage.

    Correct Option: B

    First clause is in Past Simple. Hence, the evening and began making (Past Simple) .... is the right usage.