COMON ERRORS

In the following questions, some parts of the sentences have errors and some are correct. Find out which part of a sentence has an error.

The number of that part is the answer.

If a sentence is free from error, your answer is No error.

1. Speech was given (1) / to man to (2) / conceal his thoughts. (3) / No error (4)

 
 
 
 

2. People are wanting (1) / to see the home team (2) / win the game. (3) / No error (4)

 
 
 
 

3.  

The new lecturer (1) / seems to be very popular with (2) / most of the class. (3) /

No error (4)

 
 
 
 

4. The museum’s revolving doors (1) / stopped the crooks (2) / as they jam half way round. (3)/ No error (4)

 
 
 
 

5. They will (1) / leave the office at six and (2) / reach at home by seven. (3)/

No error (4)

 
 
 
 

6. He had no (1) / accuse for attacking (2) / that old man. (3) / No error (4)

 

 
 
 
 

7. I saw his (1) / unbelievably really quite (2) / delightful cottage. (3) / No error (4)

 
 
 
 

8. Every day we hear about (1) / senior citizens being robbed (2) / and even kill in cold blood. (3) / No error (4)

 

 
 
 
 

9. It is not (1) / such a pretty place (2) / that I had expected. (3) / No error (4)

 
 
 
 

10. I was shocked (1) / to see how much my grandmother had aged (2) / since the last time we visited her. (3)/ No error (4)

 
 
 
 

11. The receptionist gave us (1) / much informations (2) / which we needed. (3) /

No error (4)

 
 
 
 

12. Mohan wishes (1) / he will be (2) / richer. (3) / No error (4)

 
 
 
 

13. My heart (1) / is so full (2) / for words. (3) / No error (4)

 
 
 
 

14. Ravi Shankar’s performance was given (1)  / a standing ovation by the (2) / people who has come to hear him. (3) / No error(4)

 

 
 
 
 

15. Candidates present in the examination hall (1) / should make use (2) / with such opportunities. (3) / No error (4)

 

 
 
 
 

16. Mothers keep on (1) / to encouraging their children (2) / to study. (3) / No error (4)

 
 
 
 

17. . I am not familiar with (1) / all the important places in this town (2) / although I had been living here for two years. (3) / No error (4)

 

 
 
 
 

18. He said that it was the first time (1) / that such a trick (2) / is discovered. (3) /

No error (4)

 
 
 
 

19. The Management Committee (1) / was divided (2) / in their opinion. (3) /

No error (4)

 

 
 
 
 

20. He was elected (1) / as chairman (2) / of the college. (3) / No error (4)