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Common Errors: Test-12

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Question 1
Identify the part of the sentence with error. In case of no error, select option (E).
A
The heads of religious institutions and imminent
B
people have come together to ensure
C
communal
D
harmony
E
All correct
Question 1 Explanation:
Part (a)
The heads of religious institutions and eminent Eminent means noted for position, rank or achievement whereas Imminent means soon to happen or take place. So, eminent should be used here.
Question 2
Identify the part of the sentence with error. In case of no error, select option (E).
A
Sophisticated lawbreakers
B
try to exploite
C
in rules and regulations
D
loopholes
E
in rules and regulations
Question 2 Explanation:
Part (b)
exploit
The correct spelling is ‘exploit’.
Question 3
Identify the part of the sentence with error. In case of no error, select option (E).
A
The relationship between
B
small and large business in
C
many countries have changed
D
considerably due to modern franchising .
Question 3 Explanation:
Part (c)
has changed
The noun used, ‘The relationship’ is singular. Hence, the verb in singular form ‘has changed’ will be used.
Question 4
Identify the part of the sentence with error. In case of no error, select option (E).
A
My friend will not only
B
receive you at the
C
station and also
D
have you as a guest in his house
E
no error
Question 4 Explanation:
Part (c)
station but also
Not only is always followed by but also. So, ‘and also’ should be replaced by ‘but also’.
Question 5
Identify the part of the sentence with error. In case of no error, select option (E).
A
Each of the
B
mistakes have
C
to be corrected before
D
printing the article
E
no error
Question 5 Explanation:
Part (b)
mistakes has
Each represents a singular object, so a singular verb ‘has’ should be used here.
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