• These tests are a check for your learning and are meant to serve as tools for assessment.
  • The test is designed to check your current understanding of the language and whether you are able to use the rules of grammar to identify errors in sentences
  • Direction for Individual Question Each sentence is divided into parts and each part is labeled as an answer option. Find out which part of the sentence has an error and mark that part as the answer. If there is no error, mark that part as your answer.

Common Errors: Test-29

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Question 1
Identify the error in the sentence given below.
A
As market leaders,
B
we have always been at
C
the forefront of creating awareness
D
between the public.
E
No error
Question 1 Explanation: 
The error can be evidently seen in the last part of the sentence. Instead of ‘between’, ‘among’ should be used. This is so because. Between is used in the comparison of two things and for more than two, we use among.
Question 2
Identify the error in the sentence given below.
A
Illegal sand mining in the peripheral areas
B
of the district continues to remain a big problem for
C
forest range officers as yet another instance illegal
D
mining was reported yesterday.
E
(4)/ No error
Question 2 Explanation: 
The error is in the third part of the sentence. The preposition ‘of’ is missing between instance and illegal.
Question 3
Identify the error in the sentence given below.
A
It is important to recruit personnel at
B
different levels in the organization so that
C
the ensuing humor resource gap is bridged
D
at least for the critical operations.
E
No error
Question 3 Explanation: 
No error.
Question 4
Identify the error in the sentence given below.
A
Banks are on the verge
B
of facing a formidable challenge
C
of losing over fifty percent of
D
their employees due to retirement.
E
No error
Question 4 Explanation: 
No error.
Question 5
Identify the error in the sentence given below.
A
A new study found that while weight loss
B
via surgery may improve knee pain, in obese patients
C
there may be permanent damage to the knee
D
from being severe overweight.
E
No error
Question 5 Explanation: 
The problem is with the first part of the sentence. The correct tense formation is present perfect i.e. ‘..a new study has found that..’. We use present perfect when a job has relation with/effect on the present time.
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