ERROR FINDING

Directions: Read each sentence to find out whether there is any error in it. The error, if any, will be in one part of the sentence. The number of that part is the answer. If there is no error, the answer is (5). (Ignore errors of punctuation, if any).

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1. Most of the popular tele-serials (1)/ are not only illogical (2) / in their story line (3) / but also crude in their presentation. (4) / No error (5).

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2. I am trying to convince him (1) / for the last two days to come

 (2) / and live last two days to come and live with me (3) / till his father’s anger cools down. (4) / No error (5).

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3. It is a pity that a son (1) / born from very good parents (2) / should live a life of (3) / misery and deprivation of the worst order. (4) / No error (5).

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4. I would have asked him (1) / to leave our house immediately (2) / if my father would not have been (3) / at home and awake. (4) / No error (5).

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5. Mala’s two brothers Rupesh and Bhupat (1) / are very

 intelligent and hardworking (2) / but I am sure (3) / I like the latter most. (4) / No error. (5)

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6. I have criticize (1)/ the remarkable book (2)/ because I  benefited (3)/ from reading it. (4) No error (5)

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7. As  Arundhati Roy (1)/ in her foreword write (2)/ John offers

(3)/ untold stories of people. (4) No error (5)

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8. Citizens needed (1)/ to know that (2)/ our leader cannot (3)/ be

trusted. (4) No error (5)

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9. Responsibilities includes (1) wording with the editors (2)/ on all aspects (3)/ of the editorial process. (4) No error (5)

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10. We build a simple model (1)/ to test whether (2)/ there is a

phase change (3)/ in the Indian economy. (4)/ No error (5)

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11. Our results (1) / indicate that (2) 1991marked (3)/ the end of

an era. (4) No error (5)

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12. While grouping the words (1)/ care have been taken (2)/ to

include the role (3)/ grammar plays in a language.(4) No error (5)

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13. Between the years (1). 1952 to 1962 (2)/ I worked in the field

(3)/ as sub-divisional officer. (4) No error (5)

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14. The chief Minister (1)/ was obliged (2)/ to honour the promise (3)/ made during the contest. (4) No error (5)

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15. distrust seems (1) / to be a factor (2)/ borne out of (3)/

prevailing circumstances. (4) No error (5)

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16. It depended on (1)/ how they (2)/ trickle this (3)/ political

issue. (4)/ No error (5)

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17. Had they not helped (1)/ him with money (2)/ he would not

have (3)/ attained this position. (4)/ No error (5)

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18. Since she was not (1)/ well yesterday, she (2)/ could not be

able to (3)/ attend office (4)/ No error (5)

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19. If I comes to (1) / your house, I will (2) / bring my family (3)/

with me (4) / No error (5)

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20. If the does not complete (1)/ this assignment, no (2)/ other

assignment will (3) / be given to him. (4)/ No error (5)

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21. One must pay (1)/ due respect to (2)/ those who have (3)/

respect for you. (4)/ No error (5)

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22. We have to (1)/ just to put our (2)/ signatures on the form/ (3)

and submit it. (4)/ No error (5)

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23. Taken into consideration (1)/ the advice of (2)/ friends he

decided (3)/ to stay here (4)/ No error (5)

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24. The consequence of (1)/ the action was (2)/ not fully realized

to (3) / the authorities. (4) No error (5)

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25. No sooner did he (1)/ give a whistle than (2) / we all start

running (3)/ in that direction. (4) / No error (5)

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26. He is neither in (1)/ favour of arms race (2)/ or in favour of (3)/ simple nuclear disarmament. (4) No error (5)

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27. Naturalization is the (1)/ process by which (2)/ a immigrant

becomes a citizen (3)/ of his new country.(4)/ No error (5)

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28. A high fat diet (1)/ not only increases the risks (2)/ of heart

ailments (3)/ however also that of other disorders.(4)/ No error(5)

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29. When two vowel (1)/ sounds occurs in direct succession, (2)/

the transition between them (3)/ is often difficult to make. (4)/ No error (5)

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30. One solutions is to (1)/ avoid the impasse altogether, (2)/ by

taking a (3)/ slightly different route. (4)/ No error (5)

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31. I am grateful to you (1)/ and all you friends (2)/ for the showed sympathy (3)/ and kindness towards me.(4) / No error (5)

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32. While he was (1)/ walking along the road (2)/ a speeding car

(3)/ knocked down to him (4) / No error (5)

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33. Though none of his (1)/ so called well-wishers forwarded to

help (2)/ I helped him by (3)/ completing his work on time (4)/ No error (5)

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34. From the way he was talking (1)/ It was clear (2)/ that he had

(3)/ no control on himself. (4)/ No error (5).

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35. Your over-dependent (1)/ others even for (2)/ trivial matters

may (3)/ prove disadvantageous (4)/ No error (5)

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36. People who are (1)/ fortunate enough to town (2) /a personal

library are always (3)/ held in high esteem by me (4)/ No error (5)

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37. A small loaf of bread (1)/ given with affection (2)/ is far superior to (3)/ a delicious dish served with indifferently (4) / No

error (5)

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38. The incentive seems to (1)/ having been worked well (2)/ because the number of employees going on leave (3)/ has reduced significantly. (4)/ No error (5)

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39. His dishonest acts have (1)/ made his parents (2)/ bent their

heads (3)/ in shame. (4)/ No error (5)

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40. Everybody knows (1)/ that his failure can (2)/ be attributed

only (3)/ to his back of practice. (4)/ No error (5)

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41. It was clear from the way (1)/they were behaving (2)/ that

they had been (3)/ lost their senses (4)/ No error (5).

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42. That boy possess (l)/ three beautiful pens (2)/ but he would

not (3)/ show them to any one (4)/ No error (5).

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43. A small piece (1)/ of bread is (2)/ better than (3)/ having nothing to eat (4)/ No error (5).

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44. Families are (1)/ fortunate enough to own (2)/ a house in the

city (3)/ are very few (4)/ No error (5).

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45. Though I had been (1)/ his friend for quite a long time, (2)/ I

refused to help him (3)/ because his ill nature  (4)/ No error (5).

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46. When he had been (1)/walked along the road (2)/ a wild and

ferocious dog (3)/ hit him hard and knocked him down(4)/ No

error (5).

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47. I am grateful to you (l)/ and all your friends (2)/ for showing

sympathy (3)/ and kindness with me (4)/ No error (5)

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48. The leader was so shrewd (1)/ that he could not deceive (2)/

by the words of (3)/ the sycophant courtiers (4)./No error (5).

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49. He is the man (1)/ who I know (2)/ has helped my son (3)/ in

the final examination (4)/ No error (5).

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50. I have been (1)/ living in, Hyderabad (2)/ at my uncle (3)/ since my birth (4)/ No error (5).

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51. Everyone of us know (1)/ that he is not capable of (2)/ remaining under water (3)/ for such a long time (4)/ No error (5).

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52. Your television set (1)/ is superior to (2)/ our television set (3)/ by all respects (4)/ No error (5).

53. The boy who was guilt for (1)/ having broken the window glass (2)/came out (3)/with the truth (4)/ No error (5).

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54. Ramesh has been both (1)/ a dishonestly person (2)/ and a

gambler (3)/ since his childhood (4)/ No error (5).

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55. The number of employees (1)/reporting sick (2)/ has reduced

significantly (3)/ because of the incentive (4)/ No error (5),

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56. 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)

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57. Payal kept her drum (1) /besides her (2) / always and (3) / she

played wisely. (4) / No error (5)

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58. Either you (1) / or your friend (2) / has stolen (3) / my wrist

watch. (4) / No error (5)

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

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60. 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)

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61. The Chinese tea is (1 ) l not very costly (2) / and we can drink

(3) /it Without milk. (4) / No error (5)

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62. Alaripu is an invocatory item (1) / where the dancer (2) / offers salute (3) to the lord. (4) / No error(5)

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63. He served the country (1) /with heart and soul (2) / but he got

(3)/only a few rewards. (4)/No error (5) 

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64. With rise in population (1) / man needed more space (2) / tar