Error Spotting in English Grammar Exercises with Answers

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Instruction for Spotting Error Grammar & Error Question in English: Read each sentence to check if there is any grammatical or idiomatic error in it. If there is any error, it will be only in one part of the sentence. If there is no error choose no error.

Ques. Humor is a better way (a)/ to provide social commentary on (b) / controversy issues and some movies (c)/ do that successfully. (d)/  No error (e)
Ans. (c)

Ques. The value of the dollar (a) / declines (b) / as the rate of inflation (c) / raises (d) / No error (e)
Ans. (d)

Ques. Since the lion was (a)/ very illness, all the other animals (b) / in the forest gave the lion (c) / a lot of medicines. (d) / No error (e)
Ans. (b)

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Ques. The majority of the population believes (a)/ that the stock market is recovered (b)/ and that it is the (c)/ right time to buy shares. (d)/ No error (e)
Ans. (b)

Ques. John Philip Sousa, who many people consider the greatest composer of (a)/ marches (b) / wrote his music (c) / during the era known as the Gay 90s (d)/ No error (e)
Ans. (a)

Ques. I was previously posted (a)/ in Singapore and it (b)/ took me a long time (c)/ to accustom to the flood. (d)/ No error (e)
Ans. (d)

Ques. My brother-in-laws (a) / who live in Delhi (b) / have come to stay with us (c) / for a fortnight (d) / No error (e)
Ans. (a)

Ques. The king as well as his daughters (a) / were invited (b) / for the archery competition (c) / to be held at the Oklands’s ground (d) / No error (e)
Ans. (b)

Ques. If he had heard of (a) / your marriage (b) / he had been (c) / surprised (d) / No error (e)
Ans. (c)

Ques. Despite of all preparations (a) / our programmes could not succeed (b) / and we had (c) / to bear loss. (d) / No error (e)
Ans. (a)

Ques. By arresting the local criminals (a) / and encouraging good people (b) / we can end (c) / hostilities of that area (d) / No error (e)
Ans. (d)

Ques. He is smarter (a) / enough to get (b) / selected for this (c) / prestigious post. (d) / No error (e)
Ans. (a)

Ques. The Treasurer and (a) / Secretary of the union (b) / quarrelled with each other (c) / over silly matters (d) / No error. (e)
Ans. (b)

Ques. I enjoy eating (a) / in good restaurants (b) / and to go to the (c) / theatre afterwards (d) / No error (e).
Ans. (c)

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Ques. My singing style was unique, (a)/ but it would have been nothing (b)/ without the contribution of (c)/ the brilliant music directors. (d)/  No error (e)
Ans. (d)

Ques. As I had to reach (a) / early I left in aeroplane (b) / instead of (c) / going by train (d) / No error (e)
Ans. (b)

Ques. After retiring she spent (a)/most of her time teaching young (b)/ doctors and motivating themselves (c)/ to work in rural areas. (d)/ No error (e)
Ans. (c)

Ques. An old man in the crowd (a) / warned Julius Caesar (b) / from the danger of death (c) / on a certain day (d) / No error (e)
Ans. (c)

Ques. The essay (a) / should not exceed (b) / more than (c) / two hundred words (d) / No error
Ans. (c)

Ques. A first European (a) / to come to India (b) / in modern times (c) / was Vasco da Gama (d) / No error (e)
Ans. (a)

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Ques. The three last volumes (a) / of this (b) / encyclopaedia (c) / are badly printed (d) / No error (e)
Ans. (a)

Ques. I lived (a) / in a two hundred years (b) / old house (c) / in Kozhikode (d) / No error (e)
Ans. (b)

Ques. She asked the dealer (a) / what was the price (b) / of that bicycle and whether (c) / it is really made in Germany (d) / No error
Ans. (d)

Ques. They could not understand (a) / why all of us (b) / started laughing as (c) / soon as their entry. (d) / No error (e)
Ans. (d)

Ques. Page after page (a) / of the Bible were read (b) / and it gave great consolation (c) / to him in his illness (d) / No error (e)
Ans. (b)

Ques. Between June and August (a) / the rainfall (b) / in this part of the country (c) / is always low (d) / No error (e)
Ans. (e)

Ques. A first step for our government (a) / is to restore peace and harmony (b) / all over the state to facilitate the people (c) / a master piece law and order (d) / No error (e)
Ans. (a)

Ques. Hardly had he (a) / threw the ball (b) / when it fell (c) / on the ground. (d) / No error (e)
Ans. (b)

Ques. At last Amar found (a)/ Naresh under the shade (b) / of a tree and brought him (c) / back on the city. (d)/   No error (e)
Ans. (d)

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Ques. Chetan puts in a lot (a)/ of effort to ensure (b)/ that the scheme was (c)/ launched in March. (d)/ No error (e)
Ans. (c)

Ques. Sachin Tendulkar is so better (a) / a player that (b) / he would certainly be (c) / included in the team (d) / No error (e)
Ans. (a)

Ques. The number of orders(a) / for that item have(b) / increased greatly; several of them(c) / have come from Egypt (d) / No error (e)
Ans. (b)

Ques. Please tell me (a) / whom (b) / you wish (c) / to speak to (d) / No error (e)
Ans. (b)

Ques. When the thief (a) / entered the house, (b) / the watchman on duty (c) / was fast sleep (d) / No error (e)
Ans. (d)

Ques. Mahesh tried his best (a) / to avoid an accident by (b) / bringing the motorbike (c) / to a suddenly stop (d) / No error (e)
Ans. (d)

Ques. I never have (a) visited (b) / or intend to visit (c) / foreign countries (d) / No error (e)
Ans. (c)

Ques. Despite of the pills (a) / which are available (b) / many people still (c) / have trouble in sleeping (d) / No error (e)
Ans. (a)

Ques. Jayesh had hardly (a)/ started reading the magazine (b) / than the Managing Director (c) / came to see him (d) / No error (e)
Ans. (c)

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Ques. People resort to (a) / malpractices because (b) / they do not have faithful (c) / in their own abilities. (d) / No error (e)
Ans. (c)

Ques. We can’t handle (a) / this complicated case today (b) / unless full details are not given (c) / to us right now (d) / No error (e)
Ans. (c)

Ques. One of his many (a) / good traits that (b) / come to my mind (c) / is his modesty. (d) / No error (e)
Ans. (c)

Ques. People should decide (a) / to not give (b) / or (c) / take dowry. (d) / No error
Ans. (b)

Ques. He proved to his own (a) / satisfaction that he was (b) / as shrewed as (c) / if not shrewder than, she (d) / No error (e)
Ans. (e)

Ques. My brother along with his children (a) / are going this evening (b) / to see the sunset (c) / at Kovalam (d) / No error (e)
Ans. (b)

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