English Sentence Correction Test

English Sentence Corrections Test
Directions - Read each sentence to find out whether there is any grammatical error in it. 

1. He fixed a metal ladder for the wall below his window so as to to be able to escape if there was a fire. 
a) He fixed a metal ladder
b) for the wall below his window
c) so as to be able to

d) escape if there was a fire
e) No error 



2. Scarcely had I finished washing the car than the master came and asked me to clean the floor of the house. 
a) Scarcely had I
b) finished washing the car
c) than the master came
d) and asked me to clean the floor of the house
e) No error 


3. Students as well as the teacher was playing.
a) Students
b) as well as the teacher
c) was
d) playing
e) No error 

4. Neither Ram nor Shyam are at fault.
a) Neither Ram
b) nor Shyam
c) are
d) at fault
e) No error 



5. Neither women nor children was admitted.
a) Neither women
b) nor
c) children
d) was admitted
e) No error 


6. If I shall go to Calcutta I shall bring a beautiful watch for you.
a) If I shall
b) go to Calcutta
c) I shall bring
d) a beautiful watch for you
e) No error 


7. I told him that he could go home by all mean.
a) I told him that
b) he could
c) go home
d) by all mean
e) No error 


8. After the death of their father the two brothers  are having their hand at the daggers.
a) After the death
b) of their father
c) the two brothers are
d) having their hand at the daggers
e) No error 


9. He added insult to his wounds by making sarcastic comments.
a) He added insult
b) to his wounds
c) by making
d) sarcastic comments
e) No error 


10.  He has achieved success in life from dint of hard work.
a) He has achieved
b) success in life
c) from dint of
d) hard work
e) No error 


11. He burnt a fire and started roasting the chicken.
a) He burnt a fire
b) and started
c) roasting
d) the chicken
e) No error 


12. I have written a letter at him to his Delhi address today.
a) I have written
b) a letter
c) at him to his Delhi address
d) today
e) No error 


13. His favorite maxim is cut your shirt according to the cloth.
a) His favorite maxim
b) is cut your shirt
c) according
d) to the cloth
e) No error 


14. His brother Sashank is an excellent cook is it not?
a) His brother
b) Sashank is
c) an excellent cook
d) is it not?
e) No error 


15. I have brought a he - duck and a she - duck for my friend.
a) I have
b) brought a
c) he - duck and a she - duck
d) for my friend
e) No error


16. Later on he became a monk and she became a monkess.
a) Later on he
b) became a monk
c) an she became
d) a monkess
e) No error 


17. By arresting the local criminals and encouraging good people we can end hostilities of that area.
a) By arresting the local criminals
b) and encouraging good people
c) we can end
d) hostilities of that area
e) No error 


18. The apparently obvious solutions to most of his problems were overlook by many of his friends.
a) The apparently obvious solutions
b) to most of his problems
c) were overlook by
d) many of his friends
e) No error 


19. We decided not tell to the patient about the disease he was suffering from.
a) We decided not tell to
b) the patient about
c) the disease he was
d) suffering from
e) No error 


20. The principals of equal justice for all is one of the cornerstones of our democratic way of life.
a) The principals of equal justice
b) for all is one of
c) the cornerstones of our
d) democratic way of life
e) No error


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