SEBI Grade A : Objective English – Common Error Quiz 1

Directions: In the given questions, some of the sentences have errors and some have none. Find out which part of a sentence has an error.

1. a) A poultry farm needs / b) much care / c) so that the poultry may keep away from the diseases / d) it may be prone to suffering from. / e) No error.


2. a) In the exciting test match / b) between India and Pakistan, / c) India made a very big score / d) in the first inning. / e) No error.


3. a) When ‘Mother India’ was in chain / b) many patriots sacrificed ever their lives / c) to free her and finally / d) they succeeded in doing so in 1947. / e) No error.


4. a) The police have discovered / b) a huge pile of arm and ammunition / c) in the remote area of a village / d) which is considered to be great achievement for them. / e) No error.


5. a) After being asked / b) if he could solve the intricate problem / c) he replied in the positive and said confidently / d) that he possessed brain and so he could do so. / e) No error.


6. a) The poet was gravitated / b) towards the highly beguiling surrounding / c) of the village which titillated him / d) to compose a poem on it. / e) No error.


7. a) The doctor examined her eyes / b) and then advised her / c) to wear sun-glasses / d) before she went out in the scorching heat of summer days. / e) No error.


8. a) His name was struck off / b) from the roll-call register / c) as he had not paid off / d) his fee timely.  / e) No error.


9. a) The road leading to the railway station / b) is in shamble / c) and so in frequent intervals / d) many major and minor accidents take place. / e) No error.


10. a) The Commander’s-in-chief’s / b) command is considered/ c) supreme for / d) the armed forces. / e) No error.


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