English: Error Spotting Set 12

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. Because Rashi has (1)/ a mistrust for doctors, (2)/ she is reluctant to seek (3)/ help for her medical concerns.(4)
    A) 1
    B) 2
    C) 3
    D) 4
    E) No Error
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    Option B
    Correction:

    For => of; mistrust of is the correct usage
  2. The employees grow angry (1)/ with their boss for assigning (2)/ such an impossible task (3)/ of creating the monthly reports overnight.(4)
    A) 1
    B) 2
    C) 3
    D) 4
    E) No Error
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    Option A
    Correction:

    Grow => grew
  3. Before any among of the aforementioned (1)/ performers take the stage, (2)/ the judges will decide (3)/ which individual will leave the contest tonight.(4)
    A) 1
    B) 2
    C) 3
    D) 4
    E) No Error
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    Option A
    Correction:

    Use of among is redundant. Remove among.
  4. Even though she lacked (1)/ the enzyme necessary to break down food, (2)/ she had to take a supplement (3)/ in order to help her system.(4)
    A) 1
    B) 2
    C) 3
    D) 4
    E) No Error
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    Option A
    Correction:

    Even though => because; even though gives the wrong meaning of the statement
  5. Eying the painting on the wall, (1)/ the gallery owner pondered (2)/ whether the crooking frame was (3)/ offset by a few centimeters.(4)
    A) 1
    B) 2
    C) 3
    D) 4
    E) No Error
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    Option C
    Correction:

    Crooking => crooked
  6. Because my father is a (1)/ football fanatic, he hasn’t (2)/ missed one of his team’s home games (3)/ in ten years.(4)
    A) 1
    B) 2
    C) 3
    D) 4
    E) No Error
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    Option C
    Correction:

    One => any
  7. After so many years of fighting,(1)/ Aman became convinced that (2)/ he was no longer capable of (3)/ making up with his partner.(4)
    A) 1
    B) 2
    C) 3
    D) 4
    E) No Error
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    Option E

  8. In Rohan’s family, (1)/ the genetic factors of longevity (2)/ must be stronger because most of the members (3)/ live to be over ninety years of age.(4)
    A) 1
    B) 2
    C) 3
    D) 4
    E) No Error
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    Option C
    Correction:

    Stronger => strong; nothing is being compared here
  9. A difference in perspectives (1)/ caused a rift that (2)/ forced the two friends to end (3)/ there business partnership.(4)
    A) 1
    B) 2
    C) 3
    D) 4
    E) No Error
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    Option D
    Correction:

    There => their
  10. Even though the home team (1)/ was down by two points, (2)/ the star player knew the shot would be impossible (3)/ to make in his angle.(4)
    A) 1
    B) 2
    C) 3
    D) 4
    E) No Error
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    Option D
    Correction:

    In => from

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