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Common Errors: Test-13

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Question 1
Identify the part of the sentence with error. In case of no error, select option (E).
A
Countrary
B
to popular belief,
C
ripe fruits are not necessarily
D
delicious.
E
All Correct
Question 1 Explanation:
Part (a)
contrary
The correct spelling is contrary, which means opposite to.
Question 2
Identify the part of the sentence with error. In case of no error, select option (E).
A
Looking inward from the top of the ramparts,
B
the sentries
C
had a marvelous panerama
D
spread before them.
E
All Correct
Question 2 Explanation:
Part (c)
panorama
The correct spelling is ‘panorama’ which means a wide view of something.
Question 3
Identify the part of the sentence with error. In case of no error, select option (E).
A
It is foolish to expect
B
one person to be like another
C
person, for each individual is born
D
with his characteristic traits.
E
All correct
Question 3 Explanation:
All parts of the sentence are correct.
Question 4
Identify the part of the sentence with error. In case of no error, select option (E).
A
The tendency to believe
B
that
C
man is inherently dishonest is something that
D
will decried
Question 4 Explanation:
Part (d)
will be decried
To denote something that will happen in the future, ‘Will’ will be followed by the verb ‘be’ here.
Question 5
Identify the part of the sentence with error. In case of no error, select option (E).
A
He managed to board
B
the running train
C
but all his luggages
D
was left on the station.
E
All correct
Question 5 Explanation:
Part (c)
luggage
The plural of luggage is luggage. So luggage should be used.
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