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Today’s quiz is based on “Error Detection Quiz”

Directions (1-10): 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. I would request to you (A)/ to consider my application (B)/ and grant me a job as early as possible. (C)/ No error (D)
(a) A
(b) B
(c) C
(d) D

Q2. Each of these boys (A)/ play games (B)/ in the playground every day. (C)/ No error (D)
(a) A
(b) B
(c) C
(d) D

Q3. I don’t suppose (A)/ anyone will volunteer, (B)/ will they? (C)/ No error (D)
(a) A
(b) B
(c) C
(d) D

Q4. He served as President (A)/ of the Lions Club (B)/ since fifteen years. (C)/ No error (D)
(a) A
(b) B
(c) C
(d) D

Q5. That was (A)/ the most unique opportunity (B)/ he got in his life. (C)/ No error (D)
(a) A
(b) B
(c) C
(d) D

Q6. As it was Rajan (A)/ first interview, he dressed him (B)/ in his most formal suit. (C)/ No error (D)
(a) A
(b) B
(c) C
(d) D

Q7. Each of the candidates whom (A)/ I have chosen to contest election (B)/ have indicated that he will be happy to do so. (C)/ No error. (D)
(a) A
(b) B
(c) C
(d) D

Q8. While interrogating, he disclosed (A)/ that he used to snatch chains (B)/ along with his accomplice who was recently killed in a road accident. (C)/ No error (D)
(a) A
(b) B
(c) C
(d)D

Q9. All the doctors were (A)/ puzzled on the strange symptoms (B)/ reported by the patient. (C)/ No error (D)
(a) A
(b) B
(c) C
(d) D

Q10. He has been working on (A)/ the problem from a long time (B)/ but is still not able to solve it. (C)/ No error (D)
(a) A
(b) B
(c) C
(d) D

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Solutions
S1. Ans.(a)
Sol. Remove ‘to’. We do not use ‘to’ after request before using an object.

S2. Ans.(b)
Sol. Change ‘play’ into ‘plays’. After – Each of / Either of / Neither of / Everyone of/ One of, etc., the noun or pronoun is always plural but, the verb remains singular.

S3. Ans.(d)
Sol. No error

S4. Ans.(c)
Sol. Change ‘since’ into ‘for’. ‘Fifteen years’ is the ‘duration’ and for duration we use ‘for’.

S5. Ans.(b)
Sol. Remove ‘most’. Using ‘most’ with ‘unique’ makes it superfluous.

S6. Ans.(a)
Sol. “Rajan” should be placed with “Rajan’s” to show the possessive case.

S7. Ans.(c)
Sol. Change ‘have’ into ‘has’. After – Each of / Either of / Neither of / Everyone of/ One of, etc., the noun or pronoun is always plural but, the verb remains singular.

S8. Ans.(a)
Sol. Change ‘while interrogating’ into ‘during interrogation’.

S9. Ans.(b)
Sol. The correct preposition is to be used here. One is puzzled ‘by’ something, not ‘on’ it.

S10. Ans.(b)
Sol. The correct preposition is to be used here. Use ‘for a long time’.

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