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Common Errors: Test-9

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Question 1
Identify the part of the sentence with error. In case of no error, select option (E).
A
If parents are able to
B
get their children into schools
C
that are far away, the
D
next challenge is transportation.
E
No Error
Question 1 Explanation:
next challenge will be transportation ‘If clause’ is followed by a future action. Here, the future action is transportation (‘next’), so ’will be’ should be used.
Question 2
Identify the part of the sentence with error. In case of no error, select option (E).
A
The perception of others
B
particularly his family members
C
changed when he
D
qualified on a government job.
E
No Error
Question 2 Explanation:
(4) qualified fora government job The verb ‘qualify’ takes the preposition ‘for’. So ‘qualified for’ should be used here.
Question 3
Identify the part of the sentence with error. In case of no error, select option (E).
A
Automated baggage handling systems are
B
ensuring that on the time passengers
C
are out of the plane their
D
baggage is already waiting for them.
E
no error
Question 3 Explanation:
at the time when passengers ‘At the time’ should be used instead of ‘on the time’ because no particular time is stated, hence ‘at’ would be correct.
Question 4
Identify the part of the sentence with error. In case of no error, select option (E).
A
Stories have always been used
B
as a powerful tool for
C
communicating vital information from
D
one generation to another.
E
No error.
Question 4 Explanation:
(e) No error
Question 5
Identify the part of the sentence with error. In case of no error, select option (E).
A
He gave me all the details of when he
B
had visited all the temples
C
while he will be going
D
on official tour.
E
No error
Question 5 Explanation:
(c) while he was going He gave the details in the past whereas ‘he will be going’ depicts future. So, ‘while he was going’ should be used.
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