Wednesday, 9 October 2013

ENGLISH QUIZ ( RULES AND EXAMPLES OF SPOTTING ERRORS - Part - IV)

1.‘Than ‘ should be used after ‘no other
Example:
I met no other man but Mr. Roy. (Incorrect)
I met no other man than Mr. Roy. (Correct)

2.After the word ‘Know’, ‘how, or ‘when’ should be used before using an infinitive.
Example :

I know to write French . (Incorrect)
I know how to write French. (Correct)

3.A verb may take an infinitive or a gerund according to its implication. If the verb indicates a purpose, an infinitive should be used and if the verb indicates a cause, a gerund should be used.
Example

He went to school for seeing the principal.(Incorrect
He went to school to see the principal.    (Correct

He was turned out to copy answers.(Incorrect)
He was turned out for copying answers.(Correct

4.Adverb as' is not used with verbs like ‘appointed’, ‘elected’ , ‘considered’, ‘called’ but it is used with ‘regard’.
Example

He was elected as President of our society.(Incorrect
He was elected President of our society.(Correct

I regard Ramesh my friend(Incorrect
I regard Ramesh as my friend(Correct)
5.Often a mistake is committed is the use of adjectives and adverbs. An adjective is correctly used with the verb when some quality of the subject, rather than of the action of the verb, is to be expressed.
Example

The flowers smelt sweetly.(Incorrect
The flowers smelt sweet.(Correct

6.It is common practice in conversation to make statement and ask for confirmation; as , ‘it’ is very hot, isn’t it? Two points are to be kept in mind. If the statement is positive, the pattern will be 
Auxiliary + n’t + Subject

If the statement is negative, the pattern will be 
Auxiliary + subject
Example

It is raining, is it? (Incorrect)
It is raining isn’t it? (Correct) 

You are not busy, aren’t you?(Incorrect)
You are not busy, are you?(Correct) 

7.‘The two first’ is a meaningless expression for it implies that two things may be first. We should say ‘the first two’.
Example

The two first chapters of novel are dull. (Incorrect )
The first two chapters of the novel and dull. ( Correct) 

8.‘Only’ should be placed immediately before the word it qualifies.
Example

He only lost his ticket in the stampede. ( Incorrect)
Only he lost his ticket in the stampede. (Correct) 

9.An infinitive verb should not be split.
Example

I request you to kindly help me. ( Incorrect)
I request you kindly to help me. (Correct) 

10.Care should be taken in the use of verbs
Example

The doctor saw the pulse of the patient. (Incorrect)
The doctor felt the pulse of the patient.  (Correct) 


37 comments:

Anonymous said...

thanx sirji but we want banking awarrness in pdf form.

please sir..

Anonymous said...

sir plz provide ga/gs in pdf form for ibps3 as soon as possible. if u will not provide then clear it. plz its a humble request .plz adm.

Anonymous said...

Sir, I belong to SC Category/ How many marks required to get the job in IBPS PO-3 (Written + interview)

Anonymous said...

hello sir,
in ibps po 3 how many question should we attempt /accuracy..? Please sir i kindly request you to help me in this matter..
It is very imp for me to know b'coz i was qualify for both BOB /IOB manipal interview...but not selected in final all is in vain..... I hope you will help me...

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Anonymous said...

120/200 is a good attempt if all are correct.

Anonymous said...

just pass the exam and interview. you'll get the job.

Anonymous said...

plz anyone can tell me,i heard that those people who are coming from engineering wont be applicable for po-4 ?is it true?im worrying alot

Anonymous said...

its not true.they can't deny one type of graduates away from the process if the eligibility is graduation.
if it happens then one can approach court for justice.
so don't worry

Anonymous said...

bhai likha to tha bankersadda walo ne ki saturday tak upload karenge...to tab tak kyu tension de raha hai unhe.....chill maar aur tab tak ibps rrb ka capsule pad....

Anonymous said...

Hii guys..please tell reasoning main non verbal bhi aayega kya ?? Please relly

Anonymous said...

M in a great trouble, started preparing for bank exam but samajh nhi aata ki kaha se start kru, science graduate hu banking kaise prepare kru, kaise maths ka time Kum kru, gk ka syllabus oh god, samajh nhi aaya, upar se parents expectations jaise bank exams to itna easy hote h ki har Koi pass kr let's h , Jo friends working h sub aapna achivements btate rahte h , yr kra kru kuch samajh nhi aa rha

Anonymous said...

Friends rrb po & oa ka result kab tak ayega? Yeha adda waley kab upload karengey po-3 ke liye gk power capsule.

Anonymous said...

minimum 120 to 130 is enough

Anonymous said...

join bank classes dey will tell u everything in detail

Anonymous said...

Hello frndz,
need help.....ashly i hve been shortlisted for assistant interview in bupb n they hve asked for application form bt i dont hve.....is there any alternative for it?

Anonymous said...

Ibps po me acche paper ke liye kam se kam kitne karne chahiye general catogory

Anonymous said...

abe idiot....... aur tujh jaisy naa jany kitne idiot .....abe ledo jab tujhy answer pta nahi to kya jabardasti sahi solve kar dega.

maa k pyare bety jo tu best kar sakta hai bo exam me kar de.

Anonymous said...

coaching karo , start doing everything step y step one day magic nahi ho sakta kisi kimat par rona bekar hai .

regular practice karo fluency khud bhi aa jayegi bhaut tricks ki jarurat nahi hogi baaki jitna shiklo kam hai .
good luck

Anonymous said...

bhaag yha se ....

Anonymous said...

jake notification me padho expected date

Anonymous said...

I hv lost my online application form print out....plz telll me frend what to now...is it important to produce at interviw time...plz help

Nancy Singla said...

hello sir, the gk pdf is too beneficiary for us, plzz provide us the banking awareness pdf also...
plzzz help..

Rajesh said...

Thanks for spotting errors.

Anonymous said...

Thanks friends for support

Anonymous said...

thank u somch

Anonymous said...

I have also lost my application form printout plz guys help us

Anonymous said...

What is the sectional cut of for gen category

Anonymous said...

sir pls explain 9th statement.....

Anonymous said...

lol..mere jesi story h bhai tmhari..science field, Father engineer, brother IITan, sis teacher..sab kolagta banking exams toh halwa h..but its all fine..jus join a good coaching..giv urself atleast 6months..u will automatically feel confident in this field..ek hi mantra h..maintain speed speed and speed. :P

Anonymous said...

dont worry at the time when interviews start they provide link to download ur app form...

Anonymous said...

dont worry at the time of interview they provide link to download ur app form...

Anonymous said...

Ibps clrk k intrwv me ek marks se final slcsn se gya tha,po phli bar de rha hu,tns hu,intrwv cl kitne maks pe aa jayegi,plz btado

bhavna said...

thanx sir...

Anonymous said...

sir allready readerrors plz newerrors

Saravanan J said...

sir, plz help me how to prepare engl part for coming ibps clerk-3 xam? becoz im much lack in grammar

Anonymous said...

can u please provide english and computer capsulas like which was u given already excellent GK Capsuls..!!

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