Directions: In the following sentences, every sentence has been divided in to four parts , which are marked (a),(b),(c) and (d). One of these parts may contains error. Read each sentence carefully and mark the part which contains the error. In case there is no error in the sentence, the answer is '(e)'.
1. (a) I ought have/(b) phoned Meena/(c) this morning/(d) but i forgot/(e) No error
2. (a) Rosy admits that/(b) she's no more/(c) a great singer/(d) than me/(e) No error
Answer: (d) It should be 'than I am'.
3. (a) If I was rich/(b) I would/(c) spend all my time travelling/(d) throughout the country/ (e) No error
Answer: (a) Write 'were' in the place of 'was'.
4. (a) Half of us/(b) are free on Tuesdays/(c) and other half/(d) on Thursdays/(e) No error
Answer: (c) Use the article 'the' before other.
5. (a) It takes/(b) five days/(c) to a letter/(d) to go from Delhi to Oslo/(e) No error
Answer: (c) 'To' should be replaced by 'for'.
6. (a) I speak/(b) English fair well/(c) enough for/(d) most everyday purposes/(e) No error
Answer: (b) Write 'fairly' in the place of 'fair'.
7. (a) The car/(b) didn't want to start/(c) but eventually/(d) I got it doing/(e) No error
Answer: (e) No error.
8. (a) He speaks/(b) lots of language/(c) he even/(d) speaks Eskimo/(e) No error
Answer: (b) Use plural word 'languages'.
9. (a) If you can't/(b) help me/(c) I'll ask anybody else/(d) to help me/(e) No error
Answer: (c) Use 'somebody' in the place of 'anybody'.
10. (a) Either you/(b) leave this house/(c) and I'll call/(d) the police/(e) No error
Answer: (c) Write 'or' in the place of 'and'.