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Q 1. Find out whether there is any error in below sentence.
The debatable of the Congress party / admits no other explanation / than its / poor performance during the last five years.

A

The debatable of the Congress party

admits no other explanation

C

than its

D

poor performance during the last five years.

E

No Error

Explanation

Place of after admits.

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Q 2. Find out whether there is any error in below sentence.
The society does not / hold itself responsible / for the loss or damage to / any item.

A

The society does not

B

hold itself responsible

for the loss or damage to

D

any item.

E

No Error

Explanation

Place of after loss.

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Q 3. Find out whether there is any error in below sentence.
There appears / to be a little liaison / among the / two groups of the society.

A

There appears

B

to be a little liaison

among the

D

two groups of the society.

E

No Error

Explanation

Change among to between. Between is used for two.

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Q 4. Find out whether there is any error in below sentence.
He took me to a restaurant / and ordered for two cups / of cold coffee / which the waiter brought in an hour.

A

He took me to a restaurant

and ordered for two cups

C

of cold coffee

D

which the waiter brought in an hour.

E

No Error

Explanation

Delete 'for' after order.

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Q 5. Find out whether there is any error in below sentence.
His mother is not well / but he / does not look for her / properly.

A

His mother is not well

B

but he

does not look for her

D

properly.

E

No Error

Explanation

Change 'look for' by 'look after'.

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Q 6. Find out whether there is any error in below sentence.
He always says / that he prefers to go / home to stay in / a hotel at night.

A

He always says

that he prefers to go

C

home to stay in

D

a hotel at night.

E

No Error

Explanation

Change 'to stay in' by 'rather than stay in'. She prefers to write rather than to speak on telephone.

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Q 7. Find out whether there is any error in below sentence.
Some persons / get promotions / even if they are not / worthy for them.

A

Some persons

B

get promotions

C

even if they are not

worthy for them.

E

No Error

Explanation

Replace for by of after worthy.

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Q 8. Find out whether there is any error in below sentence.
He was able to / free himself with / the debts by / working day and night.

A

He was able to

free himself with

C

the debts by

D

working day and night.

E

No Error

Explanation

Change 'with' to 'from'.

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Q 9. Find out whether there is any error in below sentence.
In her concluding speech / she said / almost nothing / worth listening to.

A

In her concluding speech

B

she said

C

almost nothing

worth listening to.

E

No Error

Explanation

Delete 'to'.

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Q 10. Find out whether there is any error in below sentence.
In spite of being / very busy at project work / he saves time / to the relatives.

A

In spite of being

B

very busy at project work

C

he saves time

to the relatives.

E

No Error

Explanation

Change 'to' by 'for'.

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Q 11. Find out whether there is any error in below sentence.
There are some animals / that can live / both in water and land / without any difficulty.

A

There are some animals

B

that can live

both in water and land

D

without any difficulty.

E

No Error

Explanation

Place on before 'land'.

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Q 12. Find out whether there is any error in below sentence.
Yesterday I met / a man / who was blind / with the right eye.

A

Yesterday I met

B

a man

who was blind

D

with the right eye.

E

No Error

Explanation

Correct phrase is 'blind in'.

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Q 13. Find out whether there is any error in below sentence.
Despite of the best efforts / put by the doctors / the condition of the patient / is deteriorating from bad to worse.

Despite of the best efforts

B

put by the doctors

C

the condition of the patient

D

is deteriorating from bad to worse.

E

No Error

Explanation

Do not use of with despite. Despite means inspite of.

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Q 14. Find out whether there is any error in below sentence.
While he was returning / from the office / a man attacked on / him with a dagger.

A

While he was returning

B

from the office

a man attacked on

D

him with a dagger.

E

No Error

Explanation

Delete 'on'.

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Q 15. Find out whether there is any error in below sentence.
The President Mr. Kalam / is much sought after / by school students and / is invited for many functions.

A

The President Mr. Kalam

B

is much sought after

C

by school students and

is invited for many functions.

E

No Error

Explanation

Replace 'for' by 'to'.

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Q 16. Find out whether there is any error in below sentence.
During his tour / to the south / he visited not only to Chennai / but also Karnataka.

A

During his tour

B

to the south

he visited not only to Chennai

D

but also Karnataka.

E

No Error

Explanation

Delete 'to' before Chennai.

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Q 17. Find out whether there is any error in below sentence.
He was sleeping / in his room when a thief / entered into his house / and took away a lot of things.

A

He was sleeping

B

in his room when a thief

entered into his house

D

and took away a lot of things.

E

No Error

Explanation

Delete 'into'.

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Q 18. Find out whether there is any error in below sentence.
He proposed me / that we should go to the Disco / and then have / dinner at a restaurant.

He proposed me

B

that we should go to the Disco

C

and then have

D

dinner at a restaurant.

E

No Error

Explanation

Change it to 'Proposed to'.

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Q 19. Find out whether there is any error in below sentence.
It was apparent for / everyone present / that if the patient did not receive / immediate medical aid he would die.

It was apparent for

B

everyone present

C

that if the patient did not receive

D

immediate medical aid he would die.

E

No Error

Explanation

Change it to 'apparent to'.

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Q 20. Find out whether there is any error in below sentence.
When she was / in jail / she was debarred to send / a letter even to her son.

A

When she was

B

in jail

she was debarred to send

D

a letter even to her son.

E

No Error

Explanation

debarred from sending is correct.

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Q 21. Find out whether there is any error in below sentence.
The principal distributed / the sweet among / our friends / who bade him farewell.

A

The principal distributed

the sweet among

C

our friends

D

who bade him farewell.

E

No Error

Explanation

Replace among by amongst.

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Q 22. Find out whether there is any error in below sentence.
The decline of her moral / was caused by a lot of / factors that were once / fascinating to her.

The decline of her moral

B

was caused by a lot of

C

factors that were once

D

fascinating to her.

E

No Error

Explanation

Change 'decline of' to 'decline in'.

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Q 23. Find out whether there is any error in below sentence.
As per the invitation card / Rahim marries / with Sayra / on 13th December, Monday.

A

As per the invitation card

B

Rahim marries

with Sayra

D

on 13th December, Monday.

E

No Error

Explanation

Delete with.

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Q 24. Find out whether there is any error in below sentence.
The team / complained to the manager / against the captain / and the poor facilities provided in the hotel.

A

The team

B

complained to the manager

C

against the captain

and the poor facilities provided in the hotel.

E

No Error

Explanation

and about the poor.

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Q 25. Find out whether there is any error in below sentence.
The militant yielded for / the temptation and fell / into the trap / of police.

The militant yielded for

B

the temptation and fell

C

into the trap

D

of police.

E

No Error

Explanation

Change it to 'yielded to'