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Dear Friends, Here, I am posting some questions on Error Finding in sentences which is a crucial part of General English section of any competitive exam. I hope you like this post. Try to mark your answers and comment your answers comments box below.
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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.
1. The teacher said (1)/ that (2)/ the earth moves (3)/ round the sun.(4)/ No error (5).
2. The leader exhorted the audience, (1)/ ''it is high time (2)/ that you work hard (3)/ for the betterment of the country" (4)/ No error (5).
3. The students intend to meet (1)/ the director and explain to him (2)/ about hardships faced by them (3)/ before he will leave the office.(4)/ No error (5).
4. I am regarding (1)/ all Indians (2)/ as my brothers and sisters, (3)/ so that I can render selfless service.(4)/ No error (5).
5. As a result of (1)/ persistent and untiring efforts (2)/ of our freedom fighters (3)/ India had got independence in 1947.(4)/ No error (5).
6. The contractor says optimistically (1)/ that (2)/ he will complete the construction work (3)/ which is progressing at a rapid pace by the end of 2015.(4)/ No error (5).
7. My friend was (1)/ very keen on catching that train, (2)/ but the train left the station (3)/ before he reached.(4)/ No error (5).
8. Towards the end of (1)/ a day's journey, (2)/ the tourists laid (3)/ under the shade of a tree to relax. (4)/ No error (5).
Directions (Q.21-24): Which of the following phrases 1, 2, 3 and 4 given below each sentence should replace the phrase printed in the bold type to make the sentence grammatically correct? If the sentence is correct as it is, mark 5 i.e. No correction required as the answer.
9. On firm ground the tent had held in place by pegs driven into the ground. 1) has not been held at 2) was held in 3) wad being held with 4) should be held at 5) No correction required
10. Tourists have still come to Egypt and are probably still inscribing their names on the old stones. 1) are still coming 2) have still come 3) still have come 4) will have still 5) No correction required
11. He had begun to develop the qualities that he was going to need in later years. 1) was going to be needed 2) had gone to need 3) was later to need 4) had been gone to need 5) No correction required
12. Census reports in India have voice concerned over the declining trends in the sex ratio. 1) have voiced concern over the declining 2) voiced concern over the declining 3) voice concerned by the declined 4) voiced concern by the declines 5) No correction required
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