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ERROR DETECTION

 

EXERCISE
Directions: Read each sentence to find out whether there is any error in it. The error, if any, will be in one part of the sentence. The number of that part is the answer. If there is no error the answer is (5). (Ignore errors of punctuation, if any)

 

1. This laboratory of physics is (1)/ not only equipped with (2)/ all state - of - the - art instrumentry (3)/ but also with outstanding physicists (4)/ No error (5)
A: 2) It should be "equipped not only with" instead of "not only equipped with"

 

2. No method of making (1)/ other people agree to (2)/ your view - point is (3)/ as effective as this method (4)/ No error (5)
A: 1) The Sentence should start as "No other method".

 

3. I was pretty sure that (1)/ he would support my views (2)/ for changing the age - old (3)/ and static structure of our organisation (4)/ No error (5)
A: "Views" should always be followed by "on" instead of "for"

 

4. He is Certainly a man (1)/ whom I know very well (2)/ is trust worthy beyond doubt (3)/ and meticulous in his habits (4)/ No error (5)
A: 3) It should be "and who is trust". In the given form, the subject of "is" is missing

 

5. I am sure about it (1)/ Nobody has lived (2)/ In that house (3)/ for a hundred years (4)/ no error (5)
A: 2) "for a hundred years" indicates that the verb should be in the perfect continuous tense. Hence replace "has lived" with "has been living".

 

6. I am glad to hear (1)/ that you narrowly escaped (2)/ being run over by (3)/ a speeding car yesterday (4)/ No error(5)
A: No error

 

7. I have been (1)/ working for this (2)/ organisation for (3)/ the last ten years (4)/ No error (5)
A: No error

 

8. The officer along with (1)/ his family members was (2)/ Invited at the reception party (3)/ organised by his employer (4)/ No error (5)
A: 3) Use either "reception" or "party" but certainly not together.

 

9. I always prefer (1)/ working in a (2)/ relaxed atmosphere than (3)/ one full of tension and anxiety (4)/ No error (5)
A: 3) In comparision we should use "Prefer to" Instead of "Prefer Than".

 

10. If we had mohan (1)/ in our team we (2)/ would have won the match (3)/ against your team (4)/ No error (5)
A: 5) No error

 

11. When your father inquired (1)/ about your marks (2)/ you lied to him (3)/ Have you not? (4)/ No error(5)
A: 4) Replace "have you not?" with "Didn't you?"

 

12. No sooner did (1)/ I reach (2)/ Delhi railway Station then (3)/ the trian departed (4)/ No error (5)
A: 5) No error

 

13. It being (1)/ pleasant morning I (2)/ decided to go out (3)/ on walking in the garden (4)/ No error (5)
A: 4) "on walking" should be replaced with "for a walk"

 

14. I heard to my surprise (1)/ that the present (2)/ I send him was not (3)/ to his taste (4)/ No error (5)
A: 3) It should be "the present I sent for him".

 

15. When you buy something (1)/ on the instalment system (2)/ you are not required to pay (3)/ the whole price at once (4)/ No error (5)
A: 4) Replace "at once" with "at the begining"

 

16. I am waiting for you (1)/ for the last two hours (2)/ but you did not bother (3)/ to trurn up in time (4)/ No error (5)
A: 1) The sentence should start as, "I had been waiting for you".

 

17. One of the most effective (1)/ solutions is that (2)/ she should work on sunday (3)/ and complete the assignment (4)/ No error (5)
A: 5) No error

 

18. What ever he was (1)/ today is only because (2)/ of his mother who (3)/ was a renowned scientist (4)/ No error (5)
A: 1) The sentence starts in present tense, therefore replace "was" with "is".

 

19. Had he not reached in time (1)/ he would have missed (2)/ a golden opportunity which comes (3)/ once in a while (4)/ No error (5)
A: 5) No error.

 

20. The ministry of Labour conducts its basic survey (1)/ on trade unions each year (2)/ gathering information with all (3)/ labour unions as of June 30 (4)/ No error (5)
A: 3) Replace "with" by "about".

 

21. Stories have always been used (1)/ as a powereful tool for (2)/ communicating vital information from (3)/ one generation to another (4)/ No error (5)
A: 5) No error.

 

22. The driver of that car (1)/ is sounding horn for (2)/ the last ten minutes (3)/ but nobody tells him to stop (4)/ No error (5)
A: 2) It should be "has been sounding horn"

 

23. It has been better (1)/ to put your money in a bank (2)/ than to keep it under (3)/ your bed in a suitcase (4)/ No error (5)
A: 1) Change the first part a "It would be better".

 

24. If you would have read (1)/ the instructions carefully (2)/ you would not have (3)/ answered the Questions wrongly (4)/ No error (5)
A: 1) The sentence should start as "if you had read".

 

25. My daughter never (1)/ would write to me (2)/ So I never know (3)/ what she is doing (4)/ No error (5)
A: 2) Replace "would write" with "writes"

 

26. He walked to the market (1)/ with both his servants (2)/ on either side of his (3)/ to help him buy things (4)/ No error (5)
A: 3) Replace "his" with "him"

 

27. Everyone was reading Quietly (1)/ when Suddenly the door (2)/ burst open and a (3)/ complete stranger rushed in (4)/ No error (5)
A: 5) No error

 

28. My secretary is so (1)/ careful of her work that (2)/ none has so far found (3)/ any error in her work (4)/ no error (5)
A: 2) Replace "of" with "in".

 

29. one of the security men (1)/ rushed forward and asked (2)/ me whether I (3)/ had anything objectionable (4)/ No error (5)
A: 5) No error

 

30. I do not know (1)/ what most people feel (2)/ depressed and dejected (3)/ even with the slightest provocation (4)/ No error (5)
A: 2) Replace ''What" by "why"

Posted Date : 04-02-2021

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