English: Error Detection Set 36 (New Pattern)

Direction: In each of the question below two statements are given. You have to find which statement(s) contains error and choose the answer from the provided options accordingly.

  1. (i) Hope you will stand by me when danger comes.
    (ii) Are you sorry with what you have done?
    A) Only statement (i) contains error
    B) Only statement (ii) contains error
    C) Both (i) and (ii) contains error
    D) Both (i) and (ii) are error free
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation
    : (ii) Are you sorry for what you have done?
  2. (i) The approach to this part of the book is similar with that to the other part.
    (ii) He complained of headache after reading the article.
    A) Only statement (i) contains error
    B) Only statement (ii) contains error
    C) Both (i) and (ii) contains error
    D) Both (i) and (ii) are error free
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation
    : (i) similar with=> similar to
  3. (i) The ministers should be made accountable for the common man.
    (ii) He was discharged as there was no proof against his guilt.
    A) Only statement (i) contains error
    B) Only statement (ii) contains error
    C) Both (i) and (ii) contains error
    D) Both (i) and (ii) are error free
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation
    : (i) for=> to
    (ii) against=> of; (No proof against his guilt means he is guilty. So he cannot be discharged. But the author means that there was no proof that he was guilty.)
  4. (i) The intelligence of many wildlife animals is indeed amazing.
    (ii) Every man, woman, and child was taken from the town.
    A) Only statement (i) contains error
    B) Only statement (ii) contains error
    C) Both (i) and (ii) contains error
    D) Both (i) and (ii) are error free
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation
    : Both are correct
  5. (i) We have being staying in a rented apartment near my wife’s office.
    (ii) We have already made a reservation at the restaurant.
    A) Only statement (i) contains error
    B) Only statement (ii) contains error
    C) Both (i) and (ii) contains error
    D) Both (i) and (ii) are error free
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation
    : (i) being=> been
  6. (i) Since the train strike began, I drove to work every day.
    (ii) The landlord will furnished the apartment by the time we moved in.
    A) Only statement (i) contains error
    B) Only statement (ii) contains error
    C) Both (i) and (ii) contains error
    D) Both (i) and (ii) are error free
    View Answer
    Option
    Explanation
    : (i) I drove=> have driven (Sentence is in present perfect)
    (ii) will have furnished
  7. (i) The company’s success have been noticed by the financial press.
    (ii) The entire project has been coordinated by a Special Task Force.
    A) Only statement (i) contains error
    B) Only statement (ii) contains error
    C) Both (i) and (ii) contains error
    D) Both (i) and (ii) are error free
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation
    : have=> has
  8. (i) She wasn’t going to argue with him or bawl in his presence.
    (ii) Priya needed to complete her mission, even if she wasn’t sure how to do them.
    A) Only statement (i) contains error
    B) Only statement (ii) contains error
    C) Both (i) and (ii) contains error
    D) Both (i) and (ii) are error free
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation
    : (ii) how to do them=> how to do it. [subject- mission]
  9. (i) He was taken aback momentarily, but he recovered swiftly.
    (ii) According to the invitation, the party will held in the main entrance near the Christmas tree.
    A) Only statement (i) contains error
    B) Only statement (ii) contains error
    C) Both (i) and (ii) contains error
    D) Both (i) and (ii) are error free
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation
    : (ii) party will be held in
  10. (i) Scientists have discovered a new Earth-like planet orbiting a red dwarf star about 40 light-years away.
    (ii) There are two ways of the body to tackle infectious diseases – curing and prevention.
    A) Only statement (i) contains error
    B) Only statement (ii) contains error
    C) Both (i) and (ii) contains error
    D) Both (i) and (ii) are error free
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation
    : (ii) for the body

 

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