English: Error Spotting Set 11

In each of the following sentences, find if any part of the sentence (1), (2), (3) or (4) contains error. If there is no error mark E) as you answer.
 

  1. The fireworks repository (1)/caught in fire (2)/ which was a danger to (3)/ everyone in the community.(4)
    A) 1
    B) 2
    C) 3
    D) 4
    E) No Error
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    Option B
    Correction:

    In => on
  2. Of the preliminary tests (1)/ of the soil, the farmer (2)/ was worried he would not be able to (3)/ grow enough vegetables.(4)
    A) 1
    B) 2
    C) 3
    D) 4
    E) No Error
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    Option A
    Correction:

    Of => With
  3. We fired the babysitter (1)/ because she wasn’t (2)/ reliable and often cancelled (3)/ on the last minute.(4)
    A) 1
    B) 2
    C) 3
    D) 4
    E) No Error
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    Option D
    Correction:

    On => at
  4. When the man woke up on Saturday, (1)/ he knew his attire would consist of (2)/ an umpire’s uniform since he would be working (3)/at the little league games this season.(4)
    A) 1
    B) 2
    C) 3
    D) 4
    E) No Error
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    Option E

  5. If everyone lived from the precept (1)/ of treating people (2)/ how they would like to be treated, (3)/ the world would be a wonderful place. (4)
    A) 1
    B) 2
    C) 3
    D) 4
    E) No Error
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    Option A
    Correction:

    From => by
  6. Because the difference (1)/ in the paint colors is margined, (2)/ no one can tell Annu painted her kitchen (3)/ using two dissimilar hues. (4)
    A) 1
    B) 2
    C) 3
    D) 4
    E) No Error
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    Option B
    Correction:

    Margined => marginal
  7. The government’s new plan (1)/ of interdict illegal drug sales (2)/ will cost the country (3)/ billions of dollars. (4)
    A) 1
    B) 2
    C) 3
    D) 4
    E) No Error
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    Option B
    Correction:

    Of => to
  8. The detective needed (1)/ to find the final element (2)/ of the puzzle in order (3)/ to identifying the killer.(4)
    A) 1
    B) 2
    C) 3
    D) 4
    E) No Error
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    Option D
    Correction:

    Identifying => identify
  9. Since the tornado siren (1)/ was not working, (2)/ law enforcement officers went (3) from houses to houses to propagate the storm warning.(4)
    A) 1
    B) 2
    C) 3
    D) 4
    E) No Error
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    Option D
    Correction:

    Houses to houses => house to house
  10. Since there wasn’t (1)/ a dominant fighter in each round, (2)/ it was up to judges (3)/ to decide on a winner. (4)
    A) 1
    B) 2
    C) 3
    D) 4
    E) No Error
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    Option C
    Correction:

    Insert the before judges

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