Error Detection MCQ-7

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QuestionNo:1

There are a large number (1)/ of Chinese workers which (2)/ are employed in (3)/ software companies in India. (4)/ No error (5)

(A) Error in Part-1
(B) Error in Part-2
(C) Error in Part-3
(D) Error in Part-4
(E) No Error

Explanation:

Ans (2): For living Noun/Pronoun Reflexive Pronoun ‘who’ should be used. Hence, ‘of Chinese workers who’ should be used.

QuestionNo:2

My friend lives (1)/ in a beautiful house (2)/ not more than (3)/ five minutes from the beach. (4). No error (5).

(A) Error in Part-1
(B) Error in Part-2
(C) Error in Part-3
(D) Error in Part-4
(E) No Error

Explanation:

Ans (4): Here, five kilometers from beach should be used. Here, indicative of distance should be used

QuestionNo:3

If you breaks the law, (1)/ you must be prepared (2)/ to suffer (3)/ the consequences. (4). No error (5).

(A) Error in Part-1
(B) Error in Part-2
(C) Error in Part-3
(D) Error in Part-4
(E) No Error

Explanation:

Ans (1): Second person agrees with a Plural Verb. Hence, ‘ if you break the law ……’ should be used here.

QuestionNo:4

I requested my friend (1)/ to come (2)/ and shopping (3)/ with me. (4). No error (5).

(A) Error in Part-1
(B) Error in Part-2
(C) Error in Part-3
(D) Error in Part-4
(E) No Error

Explanation:

Ans (3): Here, infinitive i.e. and shop … should be used because to come has been used as infinitive.

QuestionNo:5

The passage is (1)/ more difficult (2)/ that I am unable (3)/ to comprehend it. (4). No error (5).

(A) Error in Part-1
(B) Error in Part-2
(C) Error in Part-3
(D) Error in Part-4
(E) No Error

Explanation:

Ans (2): Here, so difficult should be used. Look at the sentences: He is too weak to walk. He is so weak that he is unable to walk.

QuestionNo:6

Janet is determined (1)/ to be success (2)/ in whatever field (3)/ she chooses. (4). No error (5).

(A) Error in Part-1
(B) Error in Part-2
(C) Error in Part-3
(D) Error in Part-4
(E) No Error

Explanation:

Ans (2): Here, Past Simple should be used.

QuestionNo:7

Handsome is usually used (1)/ of men but beautiful is not (2)/ usually used to talk (3)/ about man’s appearance. (4)/ No error (5)

(A) Error in Part-1
(B) Error in Part-2
(C) Error in Part-3
(D) Error in Part-4
(E) No Error

Explanation:

Ans (4): ‘About a man appearance’ will be replaced by ‘about a man’s appearance’.

QuestionNo:8

Payal kept her drum (1)/ besides her (2)/ always and (3)/ she played wisely. (4)/ No error (5)

(A) Error in Part-1
(B) Error in Part-2
(C) Error in Part-3
(D) Error in Part-4
(E) No Error

Explanation:

Ans (2): ‘Besides her’ is replaced by ‘beside her’.

QuestionNo:9

Either you (1)/ or your friend (2)/ has stolen (3)/ my wrist watch. (4)/ No error (5)

(A) Error in Part-1
(B) Error in Part-2
(C) Error in Part-3
(D) Error in Part-4
(E) No Error

Explanation:

Ans (5): When two Subjects are joined by Either ….or / Neither … Nor then Verb should be according to the second Subject.
For example, Either you or your friend is guilty.( ✓) Either you or your friend are guilty. (X)

QuestionNo:10

My son has (1)/ bought four pens (2)/ who are (3)/ red in color. (4)/ No error (5)

(A) Error in Part-1
(B) Error in Part-2
(C) Error in Part-3
(D) Error in Part-4
(E) No Error

Explanation:

Ans (3): Use ‘that are’ in place of ‘who are’ There remains a close relation between Relative Pronoun and its Antecedent in a sentence The Noun and Pronoun that are used before who/which/ that are called Antecedents. When Antecedent refers, human being, then who or that are used. On the other hand, if Antecedent refers to non-livings, small animal or plants. Then we use which or that.
The student, which are playing there with ‘my children; is Sarika’s son ( ✓)
The student, which are playing there with my children, is Sarika’s son. (X)
The watch who is on the table is mine. (X)
The watch that / which is on the table is mine. ( ✓)

QuestionNo:11

If you look up ‘tea’ in a cookery book (1)/ you may find a little instructions (2)/ that give you no help (3)/ on several important points. (4)/ No error (5)

(A) Error in Part-1
(B) Error in Part-2
(C) Error in Part-3
(D) Error in Part-4
(E) No Error

Explanation:

Ans (2): Use ‘a few instructions’ in the place of ‘a little instruction’. ‘A little’ is used with a Uncountable Nouns while ‘a few’ is used with Countable Noun.

QuestionNo:12

The Chinese tea is (1)/ not very costly (2)/ and we can drink (3)/ it without milk. (4)/ No error (5)

(A) Error in Part-1
(B) Error in Part-2
(C) Error in Part-3
(D) Error in Part-4
(E) No Error

Explanation:

Ans (5): No error.