Saturday, 18 May 2013

ENGLISH QUIZ ON SPOTTING ERRORS

1.       To die with honour /(a) is better than/(b) live with dishonor / (c).No error (d)

2.       It is I / (a) who is to blame / (b) for this bad situation/(c). No error(d)

3.       Gowri told me / (a) his name after/ (b) he left/(c). No error (d)

4.       John would have told / (a) you the truth /(b) if you had asked him /(c). No error (d)

5.       My sister / (a) has read / (b) pages after pages of the bible /(c). No error (d)

6.       Your success in the IAS examinations depends not only on/(a) what papers you have selected/(b) but on how you have written them /(c). No error (d)

7.       Heavy rain/(a) prevented us/(b) to go to the cinema /(c). No error (d)

8.       If the majority of the individuals in a State / (a) prosper/(b) the State itself would prosper /(c). No error (d)

9.       Rekha is / (a) enough old / (b) to get married/ (c). No error (d)

10.   He asked / (a) supposing if he fails/(b) what he would do/(c) . No error (d)

ANSWERS WITH EXPLANATION:
1.       (c): Insert to before live both sides of an adjective same preposition is used.

2.       (b) : change is into am

3.       (c): Insert had before left. If the first part is simple past then the send part will be in past perfect.

4.       (d)

5.       (c) : It would be page after page.

6.       (c): Not only is followed by but also.

7.       (c): Prevented is followed by from and from is followed by a gerund.

8.       (b): Insert were before prosper would requires a simple past.

9.       (b): Change enough old into old enough. Enough is always placed after the word which it qualifies.

10.   (b) : Suppose and if never come together.


4 comments:

Mohit Kumar said...

Thanks a lot....

Anonymous said...

Thanks

Anonymous said...

sir, plz make this concept clear-
"how 2 use 'who' or 'whom'.

Anonymous said...

Tnx bankersadda, i expect such kinda help all the times...

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