spotting errors in sentence - test-05

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

1. I could not convince them (a) / because they persisted to suggest (b) / that I was lying. (c) / No error (d)

2. Even now when I see the spot (a) I am reminded of an unique incident (b) that took place several yeras ago. (c) / No error (d)

3. As he, had taken only a few sips (a) there was still little water (b) / left in the glass. (c) / No error (d)

4. Though the first portion (a) / of the book was dull (b) / the later part (c) / was quite interesting. (d) / No error (e)

5. I always prefer (a) / working in a relaxed atmosphere (b) / than one full of (c) tension and anxiety. (d) / No error (e)

6. On reaching the railway station (a) / he was disappointed to learn (b) /,that the train left: (c) / No error (d)

7. You should not (a) / violate against the rules (b) / laid down by the institution. (c) /No error (d)

8. The man is the only creature (a) / that has developed (b) / the power of speech. (c) /No error (d)

9. They have (a) / placed order (b) / for books. (c) / No error (d)

10. It was apparent for everyone present (a) / that if the patient did not receive (b) / medical attention fast (c) / he would die. (d) / No error (e)

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  • We can put both (of) before nouns and pronouns.
    Before a noun with a determiner (for example: the, my, these), both and both of are both possible.
      Both (of) my parents like riding. She s eaten both (of) the chops.
    We can also use both without a determiner.
      She's eaten both chops. (= ... both of the chops.)
    Only both of is possible before a personal pronoun (us, you, them).
      Both of them can come tomorrow.
      Mary sends her love to both of us.
  • We can put both after object pronouns.
      I ve invited them both. Mary sends us both her love.
      I've made you both something to eat.
  • Note: we do not put the before both.
      both children(NOT the both children).
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