Tuesday, February 10, 2015

English: Spotting Error Quiz for SSC Exams with Explanation

ENGLISH QUIZ ON ERROR SPOTTING FOR SSC EXAMS

Spotting Error Quiz

Spotting Error Quiz

  • 2.I do not know where could he have gone(A)/ so early (B)/in the morning(C)/ No error(D)

    1. (A)
    2. (B)
    3. (C)
    4. (D)
    Answer And Explanation
    Answer: Option A
    Explanation:
    Note: I do not know where he would/could have gone......will be the correct sentence. In indirect speech, the Reported speech will be in Assertive Sentence.

Spotting Error Quiz

  • 3.I suggest that(A)/ he goes(B)/to the doctor as soon as he returns from taking the examination(C)/ No error(D)

    1. (A)
    2. (B)
    3. (C)
    4. (D)
    Answer And Explanation
    Answer: Option B
    Explanation:
    Note:The sense of sentence is advisory. Hence, I suggest that he should go....will be the correct usage.

Spotting Error Quiz

  • 4.The introduction of tea and coffee(A)/ and such other bevarages(B)/ have not been without some effect(C)/ No error(D)

    1. (A)
    2. (B)
    3. (C)
    4. (D)
    Answer And Explanation
    Answer: Option C
    Explanation:
    Note:The subject "the introduction" is singular. Hence, singular Verb should be used. Always remember: S-S, P-P. In other words, singular subject takes singular verb and plural subject takes plural verb..

Spotting Error Quiz

  • 5.The supervisor noticed that(A)  / one of the employees were(B) / involved in unfair activities outside the office(C) / No error(D)

    1. (A)
    2. (B)
    3. (C)
    4. (D)
    Answer And Explanation
    Answer: Option B
    Explanation:
    Note: Replace were by was. One of/ Each of / Either of / Neither of are followed by Plural Noun or Pronoun but singular verb. For example- One of these girls is very beautiful.

Spotting Error Quiz

Spotting Error Quiz

  • 7.I wish I am(A)/ the richest person(B)/ in the whole wide world(C)/ No error(D)

    1. (A)
    2. (B)
    3. (C)
    4. (D)
    Answer And Explanation
    Answer: Option A
    Explanation:
    Note:To express wish, condition or supposition, plural verb is used with Singular Subject, which is called Subjunctive Mood of Verb. For example- I wish I were a Prince, I wish to be a prince--present time.

Spotting Error Quiz

  • 8.The newer type of automatic machines(A)/wash(B)/ the cloth faster(C)/ No error(D)

    1. (A)
    2. (B)
    3. (C)
    4. (D)
    Answer And Explanation
    Answer: Option A
    Explanation:
    Note: It is not proper to use Comparative Degree here. Hence, "the new/latest type of automatic machines" will be correct usage.

Spotting Error Quiz

  • 9.By the time(A)/ we got our tickets and entered the cinema theatre(B)/ the show was already begun(C)/ No error(D)

    1. (A)
    2. (B)
    3. (C)
    4. (D)
    Answer And Explanation
    Answer: Option C
    Explanation:
    Note:Here, Past Perfect should be used. Hence, " the show was already begun" should be replaced by "the show had already begun".

Spotting Error Quiz


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