COMMON ERRORS
474. After rising the flag to (1)/ inau-     488. You haven’t responded (1)/ to my      503. Our office bu ys (1) / five
      gurate the sports meet, the                 invitation (2)/ didn’t you ? (3)/           kilograms of paper (2)/ every
      Chairman (2)/ gave a long                   No error (4)                                month. (3)/ No error. (4)
      speech. (3)/ No error (4)              489. According to some estimates,          504. Many a man (1)/ have realized (2)/
475. He is (1)/ fatter (2)/ than me.              (1)/ there are (2)/seven thousand           that real happiness lies in making
      (3)/ No error (4)                           type of plants. (3)/No error (4)            sacrifices. (3)/ No error. (4)
476. Every child in the class (1)/ are       490. Every one (1)/ must sign their        505. One of the most important factor
      wearing (2)/ sandals today. (3)/            full names (2)/ before entering             (1)/ that contribute to the
      No error (4)                                the hall. (3)/No error (4)                  success of a person (2)/ is his
       Directions (477-486) : In the         491. The Great Wall of China (1)/is              sincerity. (3)/ No error. (4)
following questions, some of the                  the one structure build by man        506. A technical view of new gadgets
sentences have errors and some have               (2)/ visible from the moon.(3)/             (1)/ sometimes differ(2)/ from an
none. Find out which part of a sentence           No error (4)                                economic perspective. (3)/ No
has an error. The number of that part        492. In the fourth semester (1)/ of the          error. (4)
is your answer. If there is No error,             course, the (2)/ attendance fell           Directions (507-516) % In the fol-
your answer is (4), i.e., No error.               down.(3)/ No error (4)               lowing questions, some parts of the
                  (SSC Multi-Tasking Staff
                                             493. Some of his (1)/luggages was lost    sentences have errors and some are
            Exam. 17.03.2013, Ist Sitting)
                                                  (2)/ in the train. (3)/ No error (4) correct. Find out which part of a sen-
 477. I and him (1)/ are (2)/ very good
                                             494. No sooner the minister had           tence has an error. The number of that
       friends. (3)/No error (4).
                                                  heard (1)/ about the accident (2)/   part is answer. If a sentence is free
 478. One should (1)/ look after (2)/
                                                  than he rushed to the spot. (3)/     from error, then your answer is (4),
       their parents.(3)/No error (4).
                                                  No error (4)                         i.e. No error.
 479. She placed (1)/ the offering (2)/ to
                                             495. My nephew (1)/ begun working                           (SSC Multi-Tasking Staff
       God in the altar. (3)/ No error. (4)
                                                  for me (2)/ about ten years ago.                  Exam. 24.03.2013, Ist Sitting)
 480. Teachers were instructed (1)/ to
                                                  (3)/ No error (4)                    507. Books fair (1)/ encourage (2)/
       follow an uniform method (2)/
       of evaluation. (3)/ No error. (4)     496. Prohibition aims at reducing (1)/          reading habit. (3)/ No error (4)/
                                                  traffic accidents many of which      508. Each of the girls (1)/ are (2)/
 481. The newspapers they admit that
                                                  (2)/ is caused by drunkenness.             clever. (3)/ No error (4)
       (1)/ advertising sometimes (2)/
                                                  (3)/ No error (4)
       influences their edito rial                                                     509. We need to surround ourselves
       policy.(3)/No error.(4)                     Directions (497–506) : In the
                                                                                             with (1)/ caring people particu-
 482. No sooner did I finish (1)/ my        following questions, some parts of
                                                                                             lar loved ones who (2)/ bring hope
       speech, I was subjected (2)/ to      sentences have errors and some are
                                                                                             and support to our hearts and
       a barrage of questions. (3)/ No      correct. Find out which part of a
                                                                                             minds and with whom we can
       error.(4)                            sentence has an error. The number of
                                                                                             communicate. (3)/ No error (4)/
                                            that part is the answer. If a sentence
 483. I saw him (1)/ coming out of the                                                 510. UNICEF (1)/ is (2)/ an interna-
                                            is free from error, your answer is (4),
       hotel (2)/ on 10 o’clock. (3)/ No                                                     tional organisation. (3)/ No error
                                            i.e. No error.
       error. (4)
                                                             (SSC Multi-Tasking Staff        (4)/
 484. One of my fri end (1) / i s
                                                   Exam. 17.03.2013, Kolkata Region)   511. The boy who studies hard (1)/
       returning (2)/ to India from the
                                             497. Across the world (1)/ discussions          he will pass (2)/ with flying co-
       U.S.A. (3)/ No error.(4)
                                                  on curing cancer are any longer            lours. (3)/ No error (4)/
 485. He knows (1)/ that your muscles
       (2)/ are not same as his. (3)/             (2)/ just wishful thinking. (3)/     512. As a person who believes (1)/ that
       No error. (4)                              No error. (4)                              honesty is the best policy (2)/ I
 486. We shall wait (1)/ till you (2)/       498. I and he (1)/ have prepared (2)/           feel that politics are not my cup
       will finish your lunch. (3)/ No            the lesson thoroughly. (3)/ No             of tea. (3)/ No error (4)/
       error. (4)                                 error. (4)                           513. A Tale of Two Cities (1)/ are writ-
       Directions (487 – 496) : In the       499. The vacancy was filled (1)/ by a           ten (2)/ by Charles Dickens. (3)/
following questions, some parts of the            young scholar (2)/ who had an              No error (4)/
sentences have errors and some have               extensible knowledge of ancient
                                                                                       514. Though the police tried all sorts
none. Find out which part of a sentence           art. (3)/ No error. (4)
                                                                                             of methods to illicit (1)/ informa-
has an error. The number of that part        500. This novel (1)/ of Sheldon is more         tion from the public (2)/ they re-
is your answer. If a sentence is free             interesting (2)/ than any other            mained silent. (3)/ No error (4)
from error, then your answer is (4),              novel. (3)/ No error.(4)
                                                                                       515. He asked me (1)/ what I am do-
i.e. No error.                               501. An emminent surgeon (1)/ is
                                                                                             ing (2)/ out in the street at that
                  (SSC Multi-Tasking Staff        visiting the hospital (2)/ to attend
                                                                                             hour (3)/ No error (4).
           Exam. 17.03.2013, IInd Sitting)        a surgeons’ conference. (3)/ No
 487. Flowers (1)/that are just picked            error.(4)                            516. No sooner did the peon (1)/ ring
      (2)/begins to rot in 15 seconds.                                                       the bell (2)/ the boys left the
                                             502. Most countries in the world (1)/
      (3)/ No error (4)                                                                      class. (3)/ No error (4)
                                                  is for (2)/ peace. (3)/ No error.(4)
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