spotting errors in sentence - test-11

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


1. I offered him part-time work (a) / but he turned it over (b) / saying that he would (c) / rather wait for a full-time job. (d) / No error (e)


2. With little imagination and enterprise, (a) / the tournament could have been transformed (b) / into a major attraction (c) /No error (d)


3. It is not surprising (a) / that her death cast (b) / a pall of gloom over all those (c) / who came in contact with her. (d) / No error (e)


4. Having come to Calcutta (a) / he had found the people (b) / were warm and friendly (c) / and there was nothing pessimistic in them. (d) / No error (e)


5. The man told to her (a) / that he had not brought his dog (b) / out for a walk as he was afraid that it would rain. (c) / No error (d)



6. I am sure that (a) / neither the flat nor its contents (b) / is for sale. (c) No error (d)


7. Will you please buy (a) / some jaggery for me (b) / if you go to the market ?(c) No error (d)


8. While proceeding on leave (a) / he had committed (b) / that he would be resumed after two days. (c) / No error (d)


9. If the teacher is good (a) / the students (b) / will respond (c) / positively to them. (d) /No error (e)


10. Unless he does not return (a) / all the library books (b) / he will not be (c) relieved from the service. (d) No error (e)


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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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