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English Quiz (Error Detection ) SSC CGL and CPO 2016

English Quiz (Error Detection ) SSC CGL and CPO 2016_40.1

Directions (Q.1-10) : In the following questions, some of the sentences have errors and some have none. Find out which part of a sentence has an error. The number of that part is the answer. If there is no error, your answer is (d) i.e. No error

1.

(a) This book
(b) is belonging 
(c) to him.
(d) No Error
Ans- b 
use ‘belongs’ in place of ‘is belonging’. 

2.
(a) His jokes
(b) made me
(c) to laugh.
(d) No Error
Ans- c 
use of ‘to’ is unnecessary. 

3.
(a) We shall await
(b) till you finish
(c) your lunch.
(d)  No Error
Ans-d 
the given sentence is grammatically correct. 

4.
(a) Don’t
(b) speak
(c) lies.
(d) No Error
Ans-b 
use ‘tell’ in place of ‘speak’. 

5.
(a) Who is
(b) the strongest of
(c) the two brothers?
(d) No Error
Ans-b 
use ‘stronger’ in place of ‘strongest’. 

6.
(a) He came late
(b) to the class,
(c) doesn’t he?
(d) No Error
Ans-c 
use ‘didn’t he. tense will be ‘past tense’ according to first part of the question tag sentence. 

7.
(a) If he had played well,
(b) he will have
(c) won the match.
(d) No Error
Ans-b 
use ‘would’ in place of ‘will’. 

8.
(a) A pair of trousers
(b) have been bought
(c) by me.
(d) No Error
Ans- b 
use singular verb ‘has’. ‘a pair’ is singular. 

9.
(a) He was asked 
(b) to put his sign
(c) in the application.
(d) No Error
Ans- b 
use ‘put his signature’ in place of ‘put his sign’. ‘sign’ is the verb and ‘signature’ is the noun. 

10.
(a) Fungus change its appearance
(b) depending on its variety
(c) and where it manifests itself.
(d) No Error
Ans-a
use ‘changes’ in place of ‘change’. 



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