• These tests are a check for your learning and are meant to serve as tools for assessment
  • The test is designed to check your current understanding of the language and whether you are able to use the rules of grammar to identify errors in sentences.
  • Directions for individual questionsEach sentence is divided into parts and each part is labeled as an answer option. Find out which part of the sentence has an error and mark that part as the answer. If there is no error, mark that part as your answer

Common Errors: Test-5

Congratulations - you have completed Common Errors: Test-5.You scored %%SCORE%% out of %%TOTAL%%.Your performance has been rated as %%RATING%%
Your answers are highlighted below.
Question 1
Identify the part of the sentence with error. In case of no error, select option (E).
A
The committee has
B
asked for more information and
C
will again consider
D
the entries on the next meeting.
E
No error
Question 1 Explanation:
in the next meeting ‘In the next meeting’ means during the next meeting. No particular date is mentioned, hence ‘on’ will not be the correct preposition here.
Question 2
Identify the part of the sentence with error. In case of no error, select option (E).
A
Looking for
B
a house on rent
C
in the city has
D
never been an easy job.
E
No error
Question 2 Explanation:
No error
Question 3
Identify the part of the sentence with error. In case of no error, select option (E).
A
One could not .
B
imagine striking
C
this kind of a bargain
D
last year or the year early.
E
No error
Question 3 Explanation:
last year or the year earlier Earlier denotes a comparative degree. Since there is a comparison between the last year and the year earlier to it, a comparative degree should be used
Question 4
Identify the part of the sentence with error. In case of no error, select option (E).
A
The monsoon showers and
B
the fell in temperature
C
have brought a smile
D
on many faces.
E
No error
Question 4 Explanation:
As the sentence is in the present tense, the first form of the verb ‘fall’ must be used here and not the past tense ‘fell’.The fall in temperature shows the decline in temperature and should be used here.
Question 5
Identify the part of the sentence with error. In case of no error, select option (E).
A
The Government has asked individuals
B
with income of over Rs. 10 lakhs to
C
electronic file tax returns for the year 2011-12,
D
something which was optional till last year.
E
No Error
Question 5 Explanation:
We need and adverb (electronically) to describe the verb ‘file’; ‘electronic’ is an adjective. Electronically means by the means of electricity or electrical equipment.
Once you are finished, click the button below. Any items you have not completed will be marked incorrect. Get Results
There are 5 questions to complete.
List
Return
Shaded items are complete.
12345
End
Return