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Errors spotting in English Language - Part 12

Published on Monday, July 04, 2016

Directions :

In each of the following questions,find out which part of the sentence has no error. if there is no mistake, the answer is "No error'.

1. The Trust plans (a) / to set on (b) / a special school for (c)  the dumb and deaf children (d) / No error (e).

2.  The student (a) / answered to (b) / the question (c) / asked by the inspector of the school (d) / No error (e).

3. There are several (a) / of investing money prudently (b) / and making substantial  profit (c)/  From the investment (d) / No error (e).

4. when you have (a) /  read these books , (b) / please return them to me (c)  No error (d).

5. The director prefers (a) /  your plan than (b) / that give by (c) / the other members of the committee (d) / No error(e).

6.  Considering about these facts (a) / the principal  has offered (b) / him a seat (c) / No error (d).

7. it is easy to see that  (a) / a lawyer's demeanour in court (b) / may be prejudicial against the interests of his client (c) / No error (d).

8. To transport goods (a) / via sea is cheaper (b) / than land (c) / No error.

9. I am pleased to sanction (a) / one spacial increment (b) / to all the employees (c) / with  this month(d) / No error (e).

10. He was honourably (a) / acquitted from (b) / the charge (c) / No error (d).

11. Several prominent figures (a) / involved in the scandal (b)/ are required to appear (c)/ to the investigation  committee (d)/ No error (e).

12.Mr. Smith was aacused for murder (a) / but the  court found him not guilty (b)  / and  acquitted him (c) / No error (d).

13.  It is not  possible for me (a)/ to exchange the goods (b) /  once the sale has been completed (c) / No error (d).

14. On his attitude (a) / is seems that what he wants (b) / is that the decision making power (c)/ should  rest with him (d) / No error (e).

15. A large  scale exchange of nuclear weapons (a) / will produce unprecedented amount of radiation (b) / that can penetrate into the  biological tissues (c) / No error (d).

Solutions :

1. Replace 'on' by 'up'

2. Remove 'to'

3. No error

4. Replace 'when' by 'after'

5. Replace 'than' by 'to'

6. Remove 'about'

7. No error 

8. Add 'transporting by' after  'than'

9. Replace 'with ' by 'from'

10. Replace 'from' by 'of'  The verb 'acquitted  takes preposition 'of '

11. Replace 'to' by before'

12. The correct  from is 'accused of .....'

13. Replace 'once' by 'after'

14. Replace 'on' by  'form'

15.Remove 'into' the verb 'penetrate ' doesn't  take any preposition.

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