Important Error Correction Questions:
Dear Students,English section is an integral part of SSC Exams and it is just round the corner. This is also a section that is feared by most of the candidates.Though the sheer number of concepts and rules may seem intimidating at first, with discipline and the right approach, it is not difficult to master these concepts and their application to questions. SSC CGL Tier 2 exam holds an appreciating weightage of 200 marks which is enough to know the importance of this Section in govt exams.Now SSC CHSL Exam is the next target for the aspirants.You need to gird up your loins to score maximum marks.Today, in this English quiz we are providing 15 Tricky Error Correction questions asked in any govt exam. To make you learn important grammar rules effectively and at an apt time is the motive behind the provided quiz. Attempt this quiz and prepare yourself flawlessly. We wish you good luck for the upcoming Exams.
Directions(1-15): In the following questions, some part of the sentence may have errors. Find out which part of the sentence has an error and select the appropriate option. If a sentence is free from error, select ‘No Error’.
Q1. Gita had been (a) / dancing at the party little (b) / more than usual. (c) / No error (d)
Sol. Add ‘a’ before ‘little’.
Q2. No one knows (a) / how he escaped (b) / being dashed to pieces. (c) / No error (d)
Sol. No error
Q3. Sairat is one of the latest (a) / in the list of contemporary Marathi movies (b) / which appeared in recent times. (c) / No error (d)
Sol. Add ‘have’ after ‘which’.
Q4. I am better (a) / adapted to the (b) / climate than you. (c) / No error (d)
Sol.Add ‘are’ after you as two similar things are compared
Q5. In spite of (a) / her irritation, she (b) / couldn’t help smile. (c) / No error (d)
Sol. Replace ‘smile’ by ‘smiling’.
Q6. So soon as I shall (a) / reach office, I shall (b) / mail you the documents. (c) / No error (d)
Sol. Replace ‘so soon as I shall’ by ‘as soon as I’.
Q7. It is not worthy the company’s reputation (a)/ to compromise on quality (b)/ for the sake of profit (c)/ No error(d)/
Sol. Use ‘of’ after ‘worthy’ [‘Worthy’ is always followed by ‘of’. E.g. You are not worthy of praise.]
Q8. Her heart was (a) / pounding as he (b) / stopped front of her. (c) / No error (d)
Sol. Add ‘in’ before ‘front’.
Q9. The company which has won the government (a)/ contract also plans to invest (b)/ with power sector(c)/ No error(d)/
Sol. Use ‘in’ in place of ‘with’. [‘Invest’ is always followed by ‘in’. I must invest in this lucrative business.]
Q10. The professor informed that (a) / they had all done (b) / very badly. (c) / No error (d)
Sol. ‘Bad’ is used instead of ‘Badly’.
Q11. To improve your vocabulary (a) / one thing that you should do (b) / is to read Times of India (c) / No error (d)
Sol. Add ‘the’ before ‘Times’.
Q12. Soon as he (a) / saw the policeman, (b) / he ran away. (c) / No error (d)
Sol. Add ‘As’ before ‘Soon’.
Q13. “If I can see you (a) / I am sure you would (b) / be looking beautiful,”, Naina said. (c) / No error (d)
Sol. Replace ‘can’ by ‘could’.
Q14. The two children were (a) / identical except for (b) / the colour for their eyes. (c) / No error (d)
Sol. Replace ‘for’ by ‘of’.
Q15. From the way he was talking(a)it was clear that he had(b)no control on himself(c) no error(d)
Sol. No error.
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