Error Detection In English

Error Detection In English

Conjunction’s Error For All Govt Exam

Click Here For Noun’s Errors For All Govt Exam

  1. (a) You are quite cynical/ (b) when you say that the reason why we have) (c) sun a large turnout is because we are serving refreshments./ (d) No error. 
  2. (a) That store/ (b) hadn’t hardly/ (c) any of those goods./ (d) No error. 
  3. (a) I needed that money/ (b) so desperately, it was/ (c) like manna from heaven when it arrived./ (d) No error.  Error Detection In English
  4. (a) The period/ (b) between 1980 to 1990/ (c) was very significant in my life./ (d) No error. 
  5. (a) No sooner had the hockey match started/ (b) when it began/ (c) to rain./ (d) No error.
  6. (a) She is very/ (b) beautiful/ (c) but intelligent./ (d) No error. 
  7. (a) Your success in the IAS examinations depends not only on/ (b) what papers you have selected/ (c) but on how you have written them/ (d) No error.  Error Detection In English
  8. (a) No sooner had/ (b) he arrived then/ (c) he was asked to leave again./ (d) No error. 
  9. (a) I haven’t been/ (b) to New York before and/ (c) neither my sister./ (d) No error. 
  10. (a) Scarcely had/ (b) I arrived than/ (c) the train left./ (d) No error. 
  11. (a) The reason why/ (b) he was rejected/ (c) was because he was too young./ (d) No error. 
  12. (a) Unless you do not give/ (b) the keys of the safel (c) you will be shot./ (d) No error. 
  13. (a) None of the diplomats at the conference/ (b) was able either to/ (c) comprehend or solve the problem. / (d) No error.  Error Detection In English
  14. (a) I have found that he is/ (b) neither willing/ (c) or capable./ (d) No error. 
  15. (a) We are extremely pleased/(b) for excited as well to invite you/(c) to attend the meeting./(d) No error. 
  16. (a) When her son got a job/ (b) then she was/ (c) very happy./ (d) No error. 
  17. (a) Bread and butter/ (b) is/ (c) all we want./ (d) No error. 
  18. (a) The cost of the new/ (b) machines is likely to/ (c) be so high as ten/ (d) times the existing ones./ (e) No error.  Error Detection In English
  19. 19.(a) He walked as faster/ (b) as he could so that/ (c) he would not miss the train to work./ (d) No error. 
  20. .(a) She was running/ (b) a very high fever/(c) and thus her mother takes her to the doctor./(d) No error.
  21. (a) No sooner the teacher/ (b) enter the class/ (c) than the students stood up./ ( d )No error.
  22. (a) Unless/ (b) you will work hard,) (c) you cannot pass./ (d) No error.  Error Detection In English
  23. (a) Keep him at an arm’s length/ (b) lest you may not repent/(c) in the long run./ (d)No error. 
  24. (a) The briefing/ (b) will be held/ (c) between 2pm. to 3pm./ (d) No error. 
  25. (a) Unless you do not meet/ (b) all the requirements/ (c) your application will be rejected./ (d) No error. 
  26. (a) Not only hel (b) bakes cakes/ (c) but also sells them., (d) No error.  Error Detection In English
  27. (a) No sooner she had realized/ (b) her blunder than she began/ (c) to take corrective measures./ (d) No error.  Error Detection In English
  28. (a) She was not/ (b) so well versed in/ (c) English that we had expected. / (d) No error.
  29. (a) Mr. Sinha, my friend, philosopher and guide not only stopped coming/ (b) here but also going to any place) (c) which is related to his wife’s life./ (d) No error. 
  30. (a) Neither the doctor nor the nurses/ (b) were asleep when/ (c) the injured was brought to the hospital./ (d) No error. 
  31. (a) As soon as the peon rings the bell, then all/ (b) the students come to the assembly room/ (c) for prayer., (d) No error. 
  32. 32.(a) Hardly had he come out of the bus/ (b) then the bomb exploded/ (c) and shattered the bus into pieces., (d) No error.  Error Detection In English
  33. 33.(a) Scarcely had I bought) (b) the ticket when the train/ (c) left the platform with a hissing sound./ (d) No error. 
  34. (a) Many of the freedom fighters/ (b) are so respectful as Gandhiji/ (c) if not more. / (d) No error. 
  35. (a) This is perhaps the same place who/ (b) was chosen by us/ (c) for the picnic./ (d) No error. 
  36. (a) She asked me that why I was/ (b) not preparing for the) (c) Civil Service  Examinations./ (d) No error. 
  37. (a) Run fast/ (b) lest you will/ (c) lose the race) (d) No error.  Error Detection In English
  38. 38.(a) As Amir Khan is a perfectionist,/ (b) so he always insists/ (c) on retakes till he is satisfied with the shot./ (d) No error.  Error Detection In English
  39. (a) You must either/ (b) work hard/ (c) else be prepared to lead a miserable life./ (d) No error. 
  40. (a) I don’t know if any of the students/ (b) of our school is going/ (c) to pay any heed to the principal’s order or not./ (d) No error.  Error Detection In English
  41. (a) This is not such a) (b) complicated problem who cannot be solved/ (c) with determination./ (d) No error. 
  42. (a) Although these books/ (b) are not useful but the students buy them/ (C) because their seniors did so./ (d) No error.  Error Detection In English
  43. (a) He did not/ (b) succeed in the examination, / (c) yet he had worked hard and had adopted the right strategy./ (d) No error. 
  44. (a) He has lots/ (b) of money and/ (c) he will not help any one) (d) No error. 
  45. (a) Because he is intelligent,/ (b) therefore he gets good/: (c) marks in all the examinations./ (d) No error. 
  46. (a) Both the rich along with/ (b) the poor are affected equally/ (c) when prices of petrol and diesel increase./ (d) No error. Error Detection In English
  47. (a) I cannot say/ (b) if he has paid/ (c) the fec or not./ (d) No error. 
  48. (a) Ten years have passed/ (b) that I returned from/ (c) America and settled in India./ (d) No error. 
  49. (a) It was almost/ (b) ten years ago since he wrote/ (c) a letter to me enquiring about my well being./ (d) No error. 
  50. (a) He would not/ (b) have died when you had/ (c) helped him in time./ (d) No error.
  51. 51.(a) Scarcely we had/ (b) reached the office/ (c) when it started raining cats and dogs./ (d) No error. 
  52. (a) The labourers/ (b) relax/ (c) between 4.00 p.m. to 5.00 p.m./ (d) No error.

Click Here For :- Pronoun’s Errors For All Govt Exam


Also Read

Time And Work Online Test

Also Read

Idioms & Phrases 

Also Read

Ratio And Proportion Questions & Online Test

Also Read

HCF And LCM Question & Online Test

Also Read

How to Prepare For SSC Stenographer Skill Test

Also Read 

Online English Test For SSC

Answer With Explanation

  1. (c) ‘Because’ doesn’t come with ‘the reason why’ because then the sentence becomes superfluous. 
  2. (b) ‘Hardly’ is negative in meaning. ‘Not’ doesn’t come with ‘hardly’. ‘Had’ will come in place of ‘hadn’t’.
  3. (b) ‘So’ must be followed by ‘that’. ‘That’ will come after ‘so desperately’.
  4. (b) ‘Between’ is followed by ‘and’ and not ‘to’ 
  5. (b) No sooner’ is following by ‘than’ and not when. 
  6. (c) Change ‘but’ into ‘and’. 
  7. .(c) ‘But also’ follows ‘not only’. Add ‘also’ after ‘but’. 
  8. (b) ‘No sooner’ is followed by ‘than’ and not ‘then’. 
  9. .(c) Neither’ is followed by ‘helping verb’ and then the subject. ‘Neither has my sister’ is the correct sentence form. 
  10. (b) ‘Scarcely’ is followed by ‘when’ and not ‘than’. 
  11. (c) ‘Because’ cannot come with ‘the reason why’ because then the sentence becomes superfluous. 
  12. (a) ‘Unless’ is not followed by ‘not’. The sentence must be ‘unless you give’. 
  13. (b) In the given sentence ‘comprehend’ and ‘solve’ are the two verbs. Either must come before ‘comprehend’ because ‘or’ has been used before ‘solve’. Hence put ‘either’ after ‘to’. 
  14. (c) ‘Neither’ is followed by ‘nor’ and not ‘or’. 
  15. (b) Change ‘for’ into ‘and’.  Error Detection In English
  16. (b) ‘When’ is not followed by ‘then’. 
  17. (c) Add ‘that’ after ‘all’.  Error Detection In English
  18. (c) ‘So ….. as’ is used in negative sentences. Here ‘as …. as’ must be used. 
  19. (a) With ‘as …. as’ the adjective/adverb will come in their positive degree. Change ‘faster’ into ‘fast’. !
  20. (c) Change ‘thus her mother takes’ into ‘so her mother took’. 
  21.  (a) ‘No sooner’ is followed by a ‘helping verb’ and then the ‘sub’. ‘No sooner did the teacher enter’ will be the correct way of writing this sentence. Error Detection In English
  22. ( b)  Will/shall/would do not come with ‘unless’/’if /’until/provided’/’before’ / ‘after’ / ‘in case’ and ‘as soon as’. ‘You study hard’ must come in place of ‘you will study hard’. 
  23. (a) Change ‘may not’ into ‘should’ 
  24. (c) Change ‘to’ into ‘and’.’Between’ is followed by ‘and’ and not ‘to’.
  25. (a) ‘Unless’ is not followed by ‘not’. ‘Unless you meet’ will be the correct sentence formation. 
  26. (a) Put ‘not only’ after ‘he’. It is a question of misplaced conjunction.
  27. (a) ‘Had’ must come after ‘no sooner’ and then the subject must follow.de 
  28. (c) ‘So …. as’ is the right pair. ‘As’ must come in place of ‘that’. 
  29. (a)’Not only’ has come here at the wrong place. It is a matter of misplaced conjunction. ‘Not only’ must come before ‘coming’. 
  30. (d)
  31. (a) ‘Then’ cannot’ come with ‘as soon as’. 
  32. .( B )’Hardly’ is followed by ‘when’ and not ‘then’. 
  33. (d) : 
  34. (b) ‘So … as’ is used in negative sentences. Use ‘as … as’ in this sentence. 
  35. (a) ‘The same’ is followed by ‘that’ and moreover ‘who’ is not used for ‘places’. 
  36. .(a) The use of that’ before ‘wh family’ is wrong when the sentence is in interrogative form in indirect speech. Remove ‘why’. 
  37. (b) ‘Lest is followed by ‘should’ and not ‘will’. 
  38. (b) ‘As’ is not followed by ‘so’. 
  39. (c) Change ‘else’ into ‘or’. ‘Either …….. or’ is the correct co-relative.
  40. (a) Change ‘if into ‘whether’.’Whether….or is the correct pair of conjunction.
  41. (b )’Such is followed by ‘that’. Change ‘who’ into ‘that’.
  42. 42.(b)Although’ is not followed by ‘but’. 
  43. (c) Change ‘yet’ into ‘though’.
  44. (b) Change ‘and’ into ‘but’.
  45. 45.(b) ‘because’/’as’/’since’ are not followed by ‘therefore’. 
  46. 46.(a) ‘Both’ is followed by ‘and’ and not ‘along with’. 
  47. (b) Change ‘if into ‘whether’.
  48. 48.(b)’Since’ must come in place of ‘that’. 
  49. (b) ‘When’ will come after ‘ago’ as a point of time is denoted. 
  50. (b) Change ‘when’ into ‘if. 
  51. (a) Change ‘we had’ into ‘had we’. 
  52. (c) ‘Between’ is followed by ‘and’ and not ‘to’.

Also Read

Click Here For More Questions Of Percentage 

Also Read

How to Prepare For SSC Stenographer Skill Test

Also Read

Calendar Problems

Also  Read

Inequality Questions

Also Read  SSC MTS Syllabus

SSC MTS Salary

SSC MTS Syllabus   Also Read 

SSC CGL Salary

Also Read SSC MTS Syllabus

SSC CHSL Books 

Error Detection In English

Error Detection In English

Spread the love

Leave a Comment

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *