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Identify simple strategy for spotting errors in English for SSC | Bank

COMMON ERROR QUESTIONS

 

    1. I (1)/ will return back (2)/ in five minutes. (3)/ No error (4)
    2. Either an officer (1)/ or an as- sistant (2)/ are required. (3)/ No error (4)
    3. I (1)/ have seen him (2)/ yes- terday. (3)/ No error (4)
    4. Being a rainy day (1)/ we didn’t (2)/ go out. (3)/ No error (4)
    5. The teacher told to (1) / the stu- dents that (2) / they must attend school regularly. (3) /No error (4)
    6. Modern youth pay more atten- tion(1) / to seeing films (2)/ than to read books.(3) / No error (4)
    7. Being a rainy day (1)/ we didn’t (2)/ go out. (3)/ No error (4)
    8. The teacher told to (1) / the stu- dents that (2) / they must attend school regularly. (3) /No error (4)
    9. Modern youth pay more atten- tion(1) / to seeing films (2)/ than to read books.(3) / No error (4)
    10. Speakers after speakers (1) / came on the stage (2) / to per- form.(3) / No error (4)
    11. The Vice-Chancellor (1)/ wants all vacancies (2)/ to be filled up. (3)/ No error (4)
    12. In world of ours (1)/ one has to compete (2)/ for almost every- thing. (3)/ No error (4) 
    1. Bose is (1)/ more popular than (2)/ any student in the class. (3)/ No error (4)
    2. How is Surrinder (1)/ going with (2)/ his work ? (3)/ No error (4)
    3. It is said (1)/ that this room is not being opened (2)/ for the last fifty years. (3)/ No error (4)
    4. On receiving the mark-sheet from the University (1)/ I realised (2)/ that I had got only passing marks in English.(3)/ No error (4)
    5. When she knocked the door, (1)/ I said to her, (2)/ “come in.” (3)/ No error (4)
    6. He said (1)/ that he will meet me (2)/ at the restaurant.(3)/ No error (4)
    7. Miss Rama Devi has (1)/ two elephants, ten horses (2)/ and as much as fifty cars. (3)/ No error (4)
    8. The month of January (1)/ takes its name (2)/ of the Roman God Janus. (3)/ No error (4)
    9. Having deprived of their houses (1)/ in the recent earthquake (2)/ they had no other option but to take shelter in a school. (3)/ No error
    10. He (1)/ is addicted (2)/ with smoking. (3)/ No error (4)
    11. Entering the hotel (1)/ he ordered for (2)/ a drink and a sumptuous dinner. (3)/ No error (4)
      1. He is (1)/ your brother (2)/ isn’t it ? (3)/ No error (4)
        1. The social activist (1)/ was murder (2)/ in cold blood.(3)/ No error (4)
        2. The train will not start (1)/ until the guard (2)/ will blow the whistle. (3)/ No error (4)
        3. I read (1)/ a great deal of (2)/ books.(3)/ No error (4)
        4. The Indians are genetically (1)/ incapable of (2)/ being good or outstanding sportsmen. (3)/ No error (4)
        5. Equator (1)/ divides the earth (2)/ into two hemispheres.(3)/ No error (4)
        6. Subha (1)/ is living (2)/ in Chen- nai since 1987. (3)/ No error (4)
        7. This errors (1)/ are made (2)/ by foreigners. (3)/ No error (4)
        8. On entering the crowding room (1)/ I could not see one person (2)/ whom I knew. (3)/ No error(4)
        9. Sundar (1)/ is getting married (2)/ with Sita. (3)/ No error (4)
        10. He studied (1)/ so hardly (2)/ he was sure of passing. (3)/ No error(4)
        11. If your coming home tomorrow (1)/ let me know at what time (2)/ I can expect you. (3)/ No error (4)
        12. Though we both are of the same height (1)/ you are more heavier (2)/ than I. (3)/ No error (4)
        13. After rising the flag to (1)/ inau- gurate the sports meet, the Chairman (2)/ gave a long speech. (3)/ No error (4)
        14. He is (1)/ fatter (2)/ than me. (3)/ No error (4)
        15. Every child in the class (1)/ are wearing (2)/ sandals today. (3)/ No error (4)
        16. I and him (1)/ are (2)/ very good friends. (3)/No error (4).
        17. One should (1)/ look after (2)/ their parents.(3)/No error (4).
        18. She placed (1)/ the offering (2)/ to God in the altar. (3)/ No error. (4)
        1. Teachers were instructed (1)/ to follow an uniform method (2)/ of evaluation. (3)/ No error. (4)
        2. The newspapers they admit that (1)/ advertising sometimes (2)/ influences their editorial policy.(3)/No error.(4)
        3. No sooner did I finish (1)/ my speech, I was subjected (2)/ to a barrage of questions. (3)/ No error.(4)
        4. I saw him (1)/ coming out of the hotel (2)/ on 10 o’clock. (3)/ No error. (4)
        5. One of my friend (1)/ is returning (2)/ to India from the U.S.A. (3)/ No error.(4)
        6. He knows (1)/ that your muscles (2)/ are not same as his. (3)/ No error. (4)
        7. We shall wait (1)/ till you (2)/ will finish your lunch. (3)/ No error. (4)
        8. Flowers (1)/that are just picked (2)/begins to rot in 15 seconds. (3)/ No error (4)
        9. You haven’t responded (1)/ to my invitation (2)/ didn’t you ? (3)/ No error (4)
        10. According to some estimates, (1)/ there are (2)/seven thousand type of plants. (3)/No error (4)
        11. Every one (1)/ must sign their full names (2)/ before entering the hall. (3)/No error (4)
        12. The Great Wall of China (1)/is the one structure build by man (2)/ visible from the moon.(3)/ No error (4)
        13. In the fourth semester (1)/ of the course, the (2)/ attendance fell down.(3)/ No error (4)
        14. Some of his (1)/luggages was lost (2)/ in the train. (3)/ No error (4)
        15. No sooner the minister had heard (1)/ about the accident (2)/ than he rushed to the spot. (3)/ No error (4)
        16. My nephew (1)/ begun working for me (2)/ about ten years ago. (3)/ No error (4)
        17. Prohibition aims at reducing (1)/ traffic accidents many of which (2)/ is caused by drunkenness. (3)/ No error (4)
        18. Across the world (1)/ discussions on curing cancer are any longer (2)/ just wishful thinking. (3)/ No error. (4)
        1. I and he (1)/ have prepared (2)/ the lesson thoroughly. (3)/ No error. (4)
        2. The vacancy was filled (1)/ by a young scholar (2)/ who had an extensible knowledge of ancient art. (3)/ No error. (4)
        3. This novel (1)/ of Sheldon is more interesting (2)/ than any other novel. (3)/ No error.(4)
        4. An emminent surgeon (1)/ is visiting the hospital (2)/ to attend a surgeons’ conference. (3)/ No error.(4)
        5. Most countries in the world (1)/ is for (2)/ peace. (3)/ No error.(4)
        6. Our office buys (1)/ five kilograms of paper (2)/ every month. (3)/ No error. (4)
        7. Many a man (1)/ have realized (2)/ that real happiness lies in making sacrifices. (3)/ No error. (4)
        8. One of the most important factor (1)/ that contribute to the success of a person (2)/ is his sincerity. (3)/ No error. (4)
        9. A technical view of new gadgets (1)/ sometimes differ(2)/ from an economic perspective. (3)/ No error. (4)

        507.Books fair (1)/ encourage (2)/ reading habit. (3)/ No error (4)/

        508.Each of the girls (1)/ are (2)/ clever. (3)/ No error (4)

        509.We need to surround ourselves with (1)/ caring people particular loved ones who (2)/ bring hope and support to our hearts and minds and with whom we can communicate. (3)/ No error (4)/

        510.UNICEF (1)/ is (2)/ an international organisation. (3)/ No error (4)/

        511.The boy who studies hard (1)/ he will pass (2)/ with flying colours. (3)/ No error (4)/

        512.As a person who believes (1)/ that honesty is the best policy (2)/ I feel that politics are not my cup of tea. (3)/ No error (4)/

        513.A Tale of Two Cities (1)/ are writ- ten (2)/ by Charles Dickens. (3)/ No error (4)/

        514.Though the police tried all sorts of methods to illicit (1)/ information from the public (2)/ they remained silent. (3)/ No error (4)

        515.He asked me (1)/ what I am do- ing (2)/ out in the street at that hour (3)/ No error (4).

        516.No sooner did the peon (1)/ ring the bell (2)/ the boys left the class. (3)/ No error (4)

        1. Unless aid arrives (1)/ within the next few weeks/ (2) thousands are starving. (3)/ No error (4)
        2. I have been (1)/ working in this organization (2)/ since three years. (3)/ No error (4)
        3. Neither of the two (1)/ candidates have (2)/ paid his subscription. (3) No error (4)
        4. A well-balanced diet (1)/ is essential for (2)/ good health. (3)/ No error (4)
        5. My uncle forced (1)/ my friend and I (2)/ to stay back. (3)/ No error (4)
        6. We had scarcely (1)/ reached the place (2) than it started to rain heavily. (3)/ No error (4)
        7. I am really disappointed (1)/ in not having saw my friends (2)/ while I was in New Delhi on va- cation this summer. (3)/ No error (4)
        8. The company have (1)/ thou- sands of customers (2)/ happy with its service. (3)/ No error (4)
        9. They are residing (1)/ in this city (2)/ for the last two decades. (3)/ No error (4)
        10. Our new television-set come (1)/ with a 90-day warranty (2)/ on all electrical components. (3)/ No error (4)
        11. Each one of you (1)/ must make up their mind (2)/ as I did. (3)/ No error (4).
        12. Sudoku was first designed in the 1970s (1)/ by a retired architect (2)/ and freelance puzzle constructor.(3)/No error (4).
        13. During the last few years (1)/ the company works hard (2)/ to modernise its image. (3)/ No error (4).
        14. This stamp is only one (1)/ of the design (2)/ ever printed. (3)/ No error (4).
        15. After he had apologised to the magistrate profusely (1)/ for having broke the promise (2)/ the magistrate was happy to forgive him. (3)/ No error (4).
        16. In India (1)/ working woman lead a life of dual responsibilities(2)/ if they are married and have a family.(3)/No error (4).
        17. Greatly to our surprise (1)/ we find the ringleader (2)/was lame. (3)/ No error (4).
        18. They have (1)/ played a game (2)/ last week. (3)/ No error (4).
        19. The teacher made the boys (1)/ to do the sum (2)/ all over again. (3)/ No error (4).
        20. Many overseas students (1)/ attend colleges (2)/ in the Great Britain. (3)/ No error (4).
        21. My sister asked me/(1) that how long (2)/ I would stay there. (3)/ No error. (4)
        22. The teacher, as well as the students, (1) have gone on an excursion (2)/ to Ooty during their summer vacation. (3)/ No error. (4)
        23. The US (1)/ don’t want (2)/India in the Security Council. (3)/ No error.(4)
        24. The cruel lady made (1)/her step daughter to do (2)/ all the household chores. (3)/ No error. (4)
        25. You can eat (1)/as much as you like (2)/at the newly launch bar. (3)/ No error. (4)
        26. I whistled thrice (1)/ with full might and raise my arms (2)/ towards the sky. (3)/ No error. (4)
        27. Both science and religion (1)/ are necessary for man and for their (2)/outer and inner self respectively. (3)/ No error (4)
        28. At certain seasons (1), some areas on Mars (2)/ is subject to strong winds. (3)/ No error (4).
      2. As an artist (1)/Raju is as good (2)/, if not better than, Ramesh. (3)/ No error (4).
        1. The scientists (1)/could not hardly (2)/ complete all the experiments. (3)/ No error (4).
        2. Could you please give me (1)/ a postal address (2)/ of the Indian Embassy in New York. (3)/. No error (4)
        3. Short stories and poems (1)/of varying quality (2)/appears in dailies and periodicals (3)/. No error (4)
        4. One of the (1)/most dangerous disease (2)/is AIDS (3)/. No er- ror (4)
        5. The director along with his assistants (1)/ have thoroughly examined (2)/ the new proposals. (3)/ No error. (4)
        6. I bought (1)/ two (2)/ slippers. (3)/ No error. (4)
        7. You are a very lovable person (1)/ but I (2)/ am not loving you. (3)/ No error. (4)
        8. Being a holiday (1)/ we went out (2)/ for a picnic. (3)/ No error. (4)
        9. If we have no definite aim before us (1)/ we would only wonder about in aimless pursuits (2)/ and achieve nothing. (3)/ No error. (4
        10. He is anxious not only (1)/ to acquire knowledge (2)/ but also eager to display it. (3)/ No error. (4)
        11. I went to (1)/ see the TajMahal (2)/ in a moonlit night. (3)/ No error. (4)
        12. Having found a piece of cheese, (1)/ two cats went to a dog (2)/ to divide it among them. (3)/No error. (4)
        13. The new dish (1)/ that I ordered (2)/ is tasting good.(3)/ No error.(4)
        14. Increasing racism and hate crimes (1)/ casted a shadow (2)/ over elections.(3)/ No error. (4)
        15. I have got your letter yesterday (1)/ and felt happy to learn (2)/ of your recovery. (3)/ No error. (4)
        16. Sam is working (1)/ in a bank in Chennai (2)/ for the past five years. (3)/ No error. (4)
        17. People living in low-lying areas (1)/ find it difficult (2)/ to cope up with the floods.(3)/ No error. (4)
        18. If I was he,(1)/ I wouldn’t accept (2)/ this project. (3) / No error.(4)
        19. The teacher advised to (1)/the student to borrow (2)/ a book from the library within three days.(3)/No error.(4)
        20. I insisted (1)/ on his going (2)/ there immediately. (3)/ No error.(4)
        21. We have been knowing (1)/ each other (2)/ since we were children. (3)/ No error.(4)
        22. Neither of the teams (1)/ are sensible enough (2)/ to do this task. (3)/ No error. (4)
        23. When one hears of the incident (1)/ about the plane crash (2)/ he feels very sorry. (3)/ No error (4)
        24. I went there (1)/ with a view to survey (2)/ the entire procedure. (3)/ No error (4)
        25. It had laid (1)/ in the closet (2)/ for a week before we found it. (3)/ No error (4)
        26. He was present (1)/ in the court (2)/ to give witness. (3)/ No error (4)
        27. He laughed (1)/ on her (2)/ as she fell off the tree. (3)/ No error (4)
        28. The reporter (1)/ was unable (2)/ to illicit information from the police. (3)/ No error. (4)
        29. Each of these boys (1)/ play (2)/ games. (3)/ No error. (4)
        30. These all (1)/ mangoes (2)/ are ripe. (3)/ No error. (4)
        1. The students were (1)/ awaiting for (2)/ the arrival of the chief guest. (3)/ No error. (4)
        2. If you hear (1)/ engaged tone (2)/ replace the receiver and dial again. (3)/ No error. (4)
        3. Henry asked his wife (1)/ what had she prepared (2)/ for dinner that night. (3)/ No error. (4)
        4. The news (1)/ I have received (2)/ is not good.(3)/ No error. (4)
        5. Who (1)/ arranged (2)/ the chairs ? (3)/ No error. (4)
        6. People who live on (1)/ glass houses (2)/ should not throw stone at others. (3)/ No error. (4)
        7. The library members were asked (1)/ to return back the books (2)/ to the library. (3)/ No error. (4)
        8. Raghu came out of the bathroom (1)/with a towel (2)/in the hand. (3)/No error. (4)
        9. Neither the girl nor her parents (1)/ was present (2)/ to receive the award. (3)/ No error. (4)
        10. College girls seldom wear (1)/ sarees these days, (2)/ do they ? (3)/ No error. (4)
        11. Scarcely had (1)/the function started (2)/than it began to rain. (3) /No error. (4)
        12. My friend (1)/has invited me (2)/ for tea this Sunday. (3)/No error. (4)
        13. He discussed (1)/ the murder case (2)/ with his juniors. (3)/ No error. (4)
        14. The paintings of natural sceneries (1)/ are selling (2)/ like hot cakes. (3)/ No error. (4)
        15. I (1)/ go to school (2)/ by walk. (3)/ No error. (4)
        16. It is a (1)/ desert (2)/ place. (3)/ No error. (4)
        17. You shall get (1)/ all the informations (2)/ if you read this book carefully. (3)/ No error. (4)
        18. My father gave me (1)/ a pair of binocular (2)/ on my birthday. (3)/ No error. (4)
        19. Kalidas is (1)/ a Shakespeare (2)/ of India. (3)/ No error.(4)
        20. The teacher as well as his students, (1)/ all left (2)/ for the trip. (3)/ No error.(4)
        21. More you (1)/ think of it, (2)/ the worse it becomes. (3)/ No error.(4)
        22. Hasan plays (1)/ both cricket and billiards (2)/ at the national level. (3)/ No error. (4)
        23. When I fail (1)/ to solve the problem myself (2)/ I unhesitatingly called for his help. (3)/ No error. (4)
        24. I and Tina will (1)/ go to the market (2)/ in the evening. (3)/ No error.(4)
        25. Krishnakali, an early riser and a nature-lover (1)/ goes to morning walk at Rabindra (2)/ Sarovar lake before dawn. (3)/ No error.(4)
        26. As a boy Dhritiman is very obedient (1)/ polite and hard-working (2)/ but as a student, he is always inattentive in the study. (3)/ No error.(4)
        27. There would have been (1)/ a disaster (2)/ and for your prompt action. (3)/ No error. (4)
        28. Eighty–five thousand rupees (1)/ is a large sum of money (2)/ to earn in a month. (3)/ No error (4)
        29. His voice shook with emotion (1)/ and it was so funny to hear him (2)/ that all we longed to laugh and to cry. (3)/ No error (4)

 ANSWERS:

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