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  • 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.
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Common Errors: Test-10

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Question 1
Identify the part of the sentence with error. In case of no error, select option (E).
A
The process was so simple
B
and easy to understand
C
that it hardly took
D
five minutes for us to learn it.
E
No error
Question 1 Explanation:
(e)No error
Question 2
Identify the part of the sentence with error. In case of no error, select option (E).
A
It is strange that
B
even after fifteen years of experience,
C
he is still not
D
able to be performed.
E
No error
Question 2 Explanation:
(d)not able to perform Since ‘is’ is already used in part (3) of the sentence, using ‘be’ will be repetitive. So, ‘able to perform’ makes sense here and should be used.
Question 3
Identify the part of the sentence with error. In case of no error, select option (E).
A
What to make people
B
What to make people (1)/ tense is actually
C
a mystery, which
D
is difficult to unfold.
E
No error
Question 3 Explanation:
(1) what makes people The given context does not refer to anything to be made out of the ‘people’, rather it talks about the reason for people getting tensed. So, “what makes people” should be used.
Question 4
Identify the part of the sentence with error. In case of no error, select option (E).
A
Our customers always visiting
B
our branches to
C
discuss their problems
D
with our stall.
E
No error
Question 4 Explanation:
(1) our customers always visit The sentence talks about an action in the simple present tense. Hence, the usage of the continuous form, ‘visiting’ is incorrect. It should be replaced by ‘visit’.
Question 5
Identify the part of the sentence with error. In case of no error, select option (E).
A
Habit of
B
regular saving
C
helps us
D
during bad times.
E
No error
Question 5 Explanation:
(2) saving regularly The verb here is ‘saving’ and ‘regularly’ is the adverb. So, the adverb (regular+ly)should follow the main verb.
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