• error spotting questions

    . choose which part of the sentence has an error .  if there is no error then the answer is ( 4 ) .

    1. To die with honour / ( 1 ) is better than / ( 2 ) live with dishonour / ( 3 ) no error / ( 4 )

    2. Gowri told me / ( 1 ) his name after / ( 2 ) he left / ( 3 ) no error / ( 4 )


    3. John would have told / ( 1 ) you the truth / ( 2 )  if you had asked him / ( 3 ) no error / ( 4 )


    4. My sister / ( 1 ) has read / ( 2 ) pages after pages  of the Bible / ( 3 ) / no error / ( 4 )


    5. Heavy rain / ( 1 ) prevented us / ( 2 ) to go to the cinema / ( 3 ) no error / ( 4 )


    6. He asked / ( 1 ) supposing if he fails / ( 2 ) what he would do / ( 3 ) no error / ( 4 )


    7. We had a lot of difficulty / ( 1 ) to find / ( 2 ) the house / ( 3 ) no error / ( 4 )


    8. The two first to arrive / ( 1 ) were the lucky recipients / ( 2 ) of a surprise gift / ( 3 ) no error / ( 4 ) 


    9. Scarcely had / ( 1 ) I arrived than / ( 2 ) the train left / ( 3 ) no error / ( 4 )


    10. The increase in consumption is directly  / ( 1 ) proportional to the increase/ ( 2 ) in income  / ( 3 ) no error / ( 4 )


    Answer :

    1.  ( 3 )


    Solution : the error in the 3 part , live with dishonour replaced with ' to live with dishonour '  .


    2. ( 3 )


    Solution : the error in the third part of the sentence , put had before left .


    3. ( 4 )


    Solution : no error


    4. ( 3 )


    Solution : the correct sentence is ' page after page '


    5. ( 3 )


    Solution : the error in the third part of the sentence ' to go to the cinema ' replaced with ' from going to the cinema . the word prevent followed by the proposition from .


    6.  ( 2 )


    Solution : the error in the second part of the sentence ' supposing if he fails ' replaced with ' if he failed '  .


    7.  ( 2 )


    Solution : the error in the second part of the sentence ' to find ' replaced with ' in finding '  .


    8.  ( 1 )


    Solution : the error in the first part of the sentence ' the two first to arrive ' replaced with ' the first two to arrive '   .


    9. ( 2 )


    Solution : the error in the second part of the sentence the word scarcely followed by when and not than .


    10. ( 4 )


    Solution : no error


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