Spotting Errors - English Language Questions and Answers


English Language » Spotting Errors

DIRECTION

Read each sentence to find out whether there is any grammatical error in it. The error, if any will be in one part of the sentence. The letter of that part is the answer. If there is no error, the answer is 'D'. (Ignore the errors of punctuation, if any).

QUESTION

  1. We discussed about the problem so thoroughly
  2. on the eve of the examination
  3. that I found it very easy to work it out.
  4. No error.
A)

1

B)

2

C)

3

D)

4

SOLUTION

We discussed the problem so thoroughly

English Language » Spotting Errors

DIRECTION

Read each sentence to find out whether there is any grammatical error in it. The error, if any will be in one part of the sentence. The letter of that part is the answer. If there is no error, the answer is 'D'. (Ignore the errors of punctuation, if any).

QUESTION

  1. An Indian ship
  2. laden with merchandise
  3. got drowned in the Pacific Ocean.
  4. No error.
A)

1

B)

2

C)

3

D)

4

SOLUTION

sank in the Pacific Ocean

English Language » Spotting Errors

DIRECTION

Read each sentence to find out whether there is any grammatical error in it. The error, if any will be in one part of the sentence. The letter of that part is the answer. If there is no error, the answer is 'D'. (Ignore the errors of punctuation, if any).

QUESTION

  1. I could not put up in a hotel
  2. because the boarding and lodging charges
  3. were exorbitant.
  4. No error.
A)

1

B)

2

C)

3

D)

4

SOLUTION

'I could not put up at a hotel'

English Language » Spotting Errors

DIRECTION

Read each sentence to find out whether there is any grammatical error in it. The error, if any will be in one part of the sentence. The letter of that part is the answer. If there is no error, the answer is 'D'. (Ignore the errors of punctuation, if any).

QUESTION

  1. The Indian radio
  2. which was previously controlled by the British rulers
  3. is free now from the narrow vested interests.
  4. No error
A)

1

B)

2

C)

3

D)

4

SOLUTION

is now free from the narrow vested interests.

English Language » Spotting Errors

DIRECTION

Read each sentence to find out whether there is any grammatical error in it. The error, if any will be in one part of the sentence. The letter of that part is the answer. If there is no error, the answer is 'D'. (Ignore the errors of punctuation, if any).

QUESTION

  1. If I had known
  2. this yesterday
  3. I will have helped him.
  4. No error.
A)

1

B)

2

C)

3

D)

4

SOLUTION

I would have helped him

English Language » Spotting Errors

DIRECTION

Read each sentence to find out whether there is any grammatical error in it. The error, if any will be in one part of the sentence. The letter of that part is the answer. If there is no error, the answer is 'D'. (Ignore the errors of punctuation, if any).

QUESTION

  1. A lot of travel delay is caused
  2. due to the inefficiency and lack of good management
  3. on behalf of the railways.
  4. No error.
A)

1

B)

2

C)

3

D)

4

SOLUTION

on the part of the railways

English Language » Spotting Errors

DIRECTION

Read each sentence to find out whether there is any grammatical error in it. The error, if any will be in one part of the sentence. The letter of that part is the answer. If there is no error, the answer is 'D'. (Ignore the errors of punctuation, if any).

QUESTION

  1. One of the members
  2. expressed doubt if
  3. the Minister was an atheist.
  4. No error.
A)

1

B)

2

C)

3

D)

4

SOLUTION

expressed doubt that

English Language » Spotting Errors

DIRECTION

Read each sentence to find out whether there is any grammatical error in it. The error, if any will be in one part of the sentence. The letter of that part is the answer. If there is no error, the answer is 'D'. (Ignore the errors of punctuation, if any).

QUESTION

  1. I have got
  2. my M.Sc. degree
  3. in 1988.
  4. No error.
A)

1

B)

2

C)

3

D)

4

SOLUTION

I got

English Language » Spotting Errors

DIRECTION

Read each sentence to find out whether there is any grammatical error in it. The error, if any will be in one part of the sentence. The letter of that part is the answer. If there is no error, the answer is 'D'. (Ignore the errors of punctuation, if any).

QUESTION

  1. Having received your letter
  2. this morning, we are writing
  3. to thank you for the same.
  4. No error.
A)

1

B)

2

C)

3

D)

4

English Language » Spotting Errors

DIRECTION

Read each sentence to find out whether there is any grammatical error in it. The error, if any will be in one part of the sentence. The letter of that part is the answer. If there is no error, the answer is 'D'. (Ignore the errors of punctuation, if any).

QUESTION

  1. If you lend him a book
  2. he will lend it to some one else
  3. and never you will get it back.
  4. No error.
A)

1

B)

2

C)

3

D)

4

SOLUTION

and you will never get it back

English Language » Spotting Errors

DIRECTION

Read each sentence to find out whether there is any grammatical error in it. The error, if any will be in one part of the sentence. The letter of that part is the answer. If there is no error, the answer is 'D'. (Ignore the errors of punctuation, if any).

QUESTION

  1. According to the Bible
  2. it is meek and humble
  3. who shall inherit the earth.
  4. No error.
A)

1

B)

2

C)

3

D)

4

SOLUTION

it is the meek and the humble

English Language » Spotting Errors

DIRECTION

Read each sentence to find out whether there is any grammatical error in it. The error, if any will be in one part of the sentence. The letter of that part is the answer. If there is no error, the answer is 'D'. (Ignore the errors of punctuation, if any).

QUESTION

  1. Do the roses in your garden smell
  2. more sweetly
  3. than those in ours?
  4. No error.
A)

1

B)

2

C)

3

D)

4

SOLUTION

sweeter

English Language » Spotting Errors

DIRECTION

Read each sentence to find out whether there is any grammatical error in it. The error, if any will be in one part of the sentence. The letter of that part is the answer. If there is no error, the answer is 'D'. (Ignore the errors of punctuation, if any).

QUESTION

  1. Block of Residential flats
  2. are coming up
  3. near our house.
  4. No error
A)

1

B)

2

C)

3

D)

4

SOLUTION

Blocks of Residential flats

English Language » Spotting Errors

DIRECTION

Read each sentence to find out whether there is any grammatical error in it. The error, if any will be in one part of the sentence. The letter of that part is the answer. If there is no error, the answer is 'D'. (Ignore the errors of punctuation, if any).

QUESTION

  1. You can get
  2. all the information that you want
  3. in this book.
  4. No error.
A)

1

B)

2

C)

3

D)

4

SOLUTION

all the information you want

English Language » Spotting Errors

DIRECTION

Read each sentence to find out whether there is any grammatical error in it. The error, if any will be in one part of the sentence. The letter of that part is the answer. If there is no error, the answer is 'D'. (Ignore the errors of punctuation, if any).

QUESTION

  1. The students were
  2. awaiting for
  3. the arrival of the chief guest.
  4. No error.
A)

1

B)

2

C)

3

D)

4

SOLUTION

awaiting

English Language » Spotting Errors

DIRECTION

Read each sentence to find out whether there is any grammatical error in it. The error, if any will be in one part of the sentence. The letter of that part is the answer. If there is no error, the answer is 'D'. (Ignore the errors of punctuation, if any).

QUESTION

  1. Sixty miles
  2. are
  3. a good distance.
  4. No error.
A)

1

B)

2

C)

3

D)

4

SOLUTION

Sixty miles is a good distance.

English Language » Spotting Errors

DIRECTION

Read each sentence to find out whether there is any grammatical error in it. The error, if any will be in one part of the sentence. The letter of that part is the answer. If there is no error, the answer is 'D'. (Ignore the errors of punctuation, if any).

QUESTION

  1. They have been
  2. very close friends
  3. until they quarrelled.
  4. No error.
A)

1

B)

2

C)

3

D)

4

SOLUTION

'They had been'

English Language » Spotting Errors

DIRECTION

Read each sentence to find out whether there is any grammatical error in it. The error, if any will be in one part of the sentence. The letter of that part is the answer. If there is no error, the answer is 'D'. (Ignore the errors of punctuation, if any).

QUESTION

  1. When the dentist came in
  2. my tooth was stopped aching
  3. out of fear that I might lose my tooth.
  4. No error.
A)

1

B)

2

C)

3

D)

4

SOLUTION

my tooth stopped aching

English Language » Spotting Errors

DIRECTION

Read each sentence to find out whether there is any grammatical error in it. The error, if any will be in one part of the sentence. The letter of that part is the answer. If there is no error, the answer is 'D'. (Ignore the errors of punctuation, if any).

QUESTION

  1. It is the duty of every citizen to do his utmost
  2. to defend the hardly-won
  3. freedom of the country.
  4. No error.
A)

1

B)

2

C)

3

D)

4

SOLUTION

to defend the hard-won

English Language » Spotting Errors

DIRECTION

Read each sentence to find out whether there is any grammatical error in it. The error, if any will be in one part of the sentence. The letter of that part is the answer. If there is no error, the answer is 'D'. (Ignore the errors of punctuation, if any).

QUESTION

  1. No sooner did I open the door
  2. when the rain, heavy and stormy, rushed in
  3. making us shiver from head to foot
  4. No error.
A)

1

B)

2

C)

3

D)

4

SOLUTION

than the rain, heavy and stormy, rushed in