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  • 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.
  • Directions for individual questionsEach 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-39

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Question 1
Identify the error in the sentence given below.
A
My daughter-in-laws
B
who are in Kolkata
C
have come to visit us.
D
No error
Question 1 Explanation: 
The problem is with the first part of the sentence. There is nothing as daughter in laws in English language. The correct version is 'My dauqhters-in-law'.
Question 2
Identify the error in the sentence given below.
A
He had no objection
B
to forward my application
C
to the higher authority.
D
No error
Question 2 Explanation: 
The correct tense usage here would be ‘in forwarding' instead of 'to forward'. So, the second part of the sentence needs to be amended accordingly.
Question 3
Identify the error in the sentence given below.
A
He went in the room
B
opened a box
C
and took out a gun.
D
No error
Question 3 Explanation: 
He went into the room The preposition in generally refers to being inside something whereas the preposition into generally means movement toward the inside of something. So, ‘in’ will be replaced by ‘into’ here.
Question 4
Identify the error in the sentence given below.
A
Its colour makes
B
the moth undistinguished
C
from the branch it rests on.
D
No error
Question 4 Explanation: 
the moth 'indistinguishable'. 'indistinguishable' will be the correct adjective.
Question 5
Identify the error in the sentence given below.
A
The boat came
B
abreast at us
C
and signalled us to stop.
D
No error
Question 5 Explanation: 
abreast of us ‘Abreast’ is followed by the preposition ‘of’.
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