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Common Errors: Test-7

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Question 1
Identify the part of the sentence with error. In case of no error, select option (E).
A
The couple's work in
B
up- grading rural technicians
C
has set a benchmarking
D
for future generations.
E
No Error
Question 1 Explanation:
A benchmark (noun) is a standard set for something. So, the correct word should be ‘benchmark’. Benchmarking is a verb, whereas we needed a noun here.
Question 2
Identify the part of the sentence with error. In case of no error, select option (E).
A
It has taking almost
B
a year for India
C
to let its pessimism
D
translate into fewer jobs.
E
No Error
Question 2 Explanation:
Has is followed by the past participle form of a verb. Hence, taken should be used.
Question 3
Identify the part of the sentence with error. In case of no error, select option (E).
A
The city needs an airport
B
that can efficiently manage
C
a constantly flow of
D
passengers and flights.
E
No Error
Question 3 Explanation:
Here, ‘flow’ has been used as a noun. We need an adjective to describe the noun ‘flow’. ‘Constant’ is an adjective, whereas ‘constantly’ is an adverb. Hence, the correct usage here is ‘constant’.
Question 4
Identify the part of the sentence with error. In case of no error, select option (E).
A
This group of
B
rural achievers is very
C
different than the
D
ones in the past.
E
No Error
Question 4 Explanation:
different from Different is followed by the preposition ‘from’ and not ‘than’. Rather is followed by ‘than’.
Question 5
Identify the part of the sentence with error. In case of no error, select option (E).
A
The government has announced
B
plans to creating
C
one million new
D
training places
E
No Error
Question 5 Explanation:
(2) to create The infinitive ‘to’ is always followed by the first form of the verb. So, “to create”will be the correct usage.
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