English: Error Spotting Set 9

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 the agreement is (1)/ over forty pages long, it took me (2)/a long time to read the (3) /explicit terms of the dispute settlement.(4)
    A) 1
    B) 2
    C) 3
    D) 4
    E) No error
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    Option A
    Correction:

    is => was
  2. The only way to get a (1)/ good grade in class is to (2) / follow directions, complete all (3)/ assignments, and participated in class. (4)
    A) 1
    B) 2
    C) 3
    D) 4
    E) No error
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    Option D
    Correction:

    participated => participate
  3. After the bombing, (1) /people had to wear masks (2)/ to avoid inhaling the malignant fumes (3) / from the chemical agents. (4)
    A) 1
    B) 2
    C) 3
    D) 4
    E) No error
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    Option D
    Correction:

    (D) from=>of
    we do not inhale fumes from chemical knowingly so it should be of chemical agent.
  4. The politician figured that (1) / he could always apologies for (2)/ the budgeting error, claiming that (3)/ it was mere an oversight. (4)
    A) 1
    B) 2
    C) 3
    D) 4
    E) No error
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    Option D
    Correction:

    mere => merely
  5. When Ritu paints her bedroom yellow, (1)/she is going to (2)/ really enhance the room and (3) / make it appear brighter. (4)
    A) 1
    B) 2
    C) 3
    D) 4
    E) No error
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    Option E

  6. Some people view Trump’s epicurean (1)/ lifestyle is attractive, while others (2)/ prefer a president who is more relatable (3)/to everyday working Americans. (4)
    A) 1
    B) 2
    C) 3
    D) 4
    E) No error
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    Option B
    Correction:

    is => as
  7. My mother told me (1)/ never to accept drinks from (2)/ strangers because it may (3)/ have untoward intentions. (4)
    A) 1
    B) 2
    C) 3
    D) 4
    E) No error
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    Option C
    Correction:

    it => they
  8. The prison warden became alarmed (1)/ when he noticed the agitated look(2) /on the prisoners faces, which made him believe (3)/ that something is not quite right. (4)
    A) 1
    B) 2
    C) 3
    D) 4
    E) No error
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    Option D
    Correction:

    is => was
  9. Even though Anil’s project was awful, (1)/ I did not want to belittle his efforts (2)/ so I went out of his way (3)/to pay him a compliment on his work. (4)
    A) 1
    B) 2
    C) 3
    D) 4
    E) No error
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    Option C
    Correction:

    his => my
  10. There are some people who (1)/ truly believe that the (2)/ recent natural disasters is an indictment (3)/against Man’s lack of respect for the planet. (4)
    A) 1
    B) 2
    C) 3
    D) 4
    E) No error
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    Option C
    Correction:

    is => are

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