spotting errors in sentence - test-01

Spotting Errors in Sentence
Directions: In each of the questions, find out which part of the sentence has an error.


1. Gangotri has special significance (a) / for the devout (b) / as it is considered as (c) / the abode of King Bhagirath who brought the Ganga down to the earth. (d) /No error (e)


2. A high level meeting (a) / of officials is reporting (b) / to have discussed (c) / the issue in great detail. (d) / No error (e)


3. The party chief made it a point to state that (a) / the Prime Minister and the Union Home Minister should also come (b) / and they see what his party men had seen. (c) / No error (d)


4. The teacher ordered (a) / the sutdents to (b) / open page 10. (c) / No error (d)


5. If you lose your passport (a) / in a foreign country (b) / it will effect you hardly. (c) / No error (d)



6. If you have faith in - Almighty (ti) / everything will turn out (b) / to be all right. (c) / No error (d)


7. Since it was his first election campaign, the candidate was confused (a) / none could clearly understand (b) either the principles he stood for or the benefits he promised. (c) / No error (d)


8. It is every one's duty (a) / to wipe out (b) / the tears from the eyes (c) of people in distress. (d) / No error (e)


9. The polling was marred (a) / at many a place (b) / by attempts at nigging. (c) / No error (d)


10. The driver tried his best (a) / to avert the accident by (b) / bringing the car (c) / to a suddenly stop .(d) /No error (e)


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English Phrases
The adverb, the fifth part of speech, modifies (qualifies or limits) verbs,

adjectives, or other adverbs. An adverb can answer any of these four

questions—Where? When? How? To what extent?

Adverbs modify verbs:

Henry swam brilliantly. (How did Henry swim?)

The train then came down the line. (When did the train come down

the line?)


The runner fell down. (Where did the runner fall?)


Adverbs modify adjectives:

The day was almost perfect. (To what extent was the day perfect?)

Some older people were quite happy with the club’s proposal. (How

happy were they?)

Adverbs modify adverbs:

Sonny, swallow your food very slowly. (How slowly should Sonny

swallow his food?)

The architect worked quite methodically. (How methodically did the

architect work?)

Though many adverbs end with -ly, these thirty-three adverbs below

do not.












again almost alone already also
always away even ever here
just later never not now
nowhere often perhaps quite rather
seldom so sometimes somewhat somewhere
soon then there today too
very yesterday yet

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