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Errors spotting in English Language - 18

Published on Saturday, September 10, 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 famous Dr. Chandra (a)/  is only dentist (b)/ in our village.(c) / No error (d).

2. The majority of the (a) / Computer professionals recommends (b) / that effective measures (c)/ should be taken against software piracy (d)/ No error (e).

3. The accelerating pace of life in our metropolitan  city (a) / has had the tremendous effect (b) / on the culture and life-style  of the people (c) / No error (d).

4. This town isn't very well known (a) /  and there  isn't much to see, (b) /  so a few tourists come  here (c) / No error (d).

5.On my request (a) /  Lalit introduced me (b) / to his friend (c) /  who is singer and scientist (d) / No error (e).

6. My father is (a) / in bad mood (b) / today (c)/ No error (d).

7. Sunita opened a almirah (a) /  full of books (b) / and took out one of them (c) / for reading (d) /  No error (e).

8. according to the Bible (a) / it is meek and humble (b) / who shall inherit  the earth (c) / No error(d).

9. These display (a) / the (b) /remarkable  variety (c) / No error (d).

10. Now that she is living in her own flat ,(a)/  she cleans  the windows, (b) / twice a week in the summer and once a week in the winter .(c) / No error (d).

11. The road (a) / to famous monument (b) /  passes through a forest (c) / No error (d).

12. I will discuss the matter with him (a) / when I will see him (b) / in the next few days (c) / No error (d).

Solutions:

1. Add 'the'  before 'only'

2. The correct form is 'A majority of the ......'

3. Replace 'the'  by 'a'

4. Remove 'a'

5.  Add 'a' before 'singer'

6. Add 'a' before 'bad mood '

7. Replace 'a' by 'an'

8. Add 'the' before  'meek'

9. Replace 'the' by 'a'

10. Remove 'the' before 'winter' and 'summer' 

11. Add 'the' before 'famous'. 'The' is used  before particular objects.

12. Remove 'will'.
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