COMMON ERRORS
980. Good heavens! (1)/ How was she           990. You have prepared well (1) / for       1000. If you permit me to speak the
        (2)/ grown!/ (3)/ No error (4)              the examination (2) / isn’t it ?               truth (1)/ I shall state without
981. The weather (1)/ of the new place              (3)/ No error (4)                              hesitation (2)/ that you have
        (2)/ did not suit Ravi. (3)/ No            Directions (991–993) : In the                   done a mistake. (3)/ No error
        error (4)                             following questions, one part of the                 (4)
      Directions (982–984) : In the           sentence may have an error. Find out        1001. I succeeded persuading him
following questions, one part of the          which part of the sentence has an                    (1)/ to come with me (2)/ only
sentence may have an error. Find out          error. If the sentence is free from error,           after hours of argument. (3)/ No
which part of the sentence has an error       choose No error.                                     error (4)
and choose the option corresponding                              (SSC CGL Tier-I (CBE)    1002. Vermin (1)/ does much harm
to it. If the sentence is free from error,            Exam. 30.08.2016 (IInd sitting)              (2)/ to crops. (3)/ No error (4)
choose the “No error”.                        991. Here is something pretty (1)/                Directions (1003–1005) : In the
                      (SSC CGL Tier-I (CBE)         that you can (2)/ wear on the
                                                                                          following questions, one part of the
              Exam. 28.08.2016 (IInd sitting)       party. (3)/ No error (4)
                                                                                          sentence may have an error. Find out
982. Each child (1)/ was given a (2)/         992. He was for all (1)/ selling the car
                                                                                          which part of the sentence has an
        red beautiful balloon. (3)/ No              (2)/ and buying a bicycle. (3)/
                                                                                          error. If the sentence is free from error,
        error (4)                                   No error (4)
                                                                                          choose the No error.
983. She has had the best medical fa-         993. Look at what (1)/ I am doing (2)/
                                                                                                               (SSC CGL Tier-I (CBE)
        cilities available (1)/ but she will        and do like I do. (3)/ No error (4)                Exam. 01.09.2016 (IInd sitting)
        not be cured (2)/ unless she does          Directions (994–996) : In the          1003. If the farmer got a washing
        not have a strong desire to live.     following questions, one part of the
                                                                                                   machine (1)/ his wife can (2)/
        (3)/ No error (4)                     sentence may have an error. Find out
                                                                                                   do the laundry quickly. (3)/ No
984. As if aware of my condition (1)/         which part of the sentence has an
                                                                                                   error (4)
                                              error. If the sentence is free from error,
        the infuriated bird suddenly dou-                                                 1004. They had often heard (1)/about
        bled back on its course (2)/ and      choose the No error.
                                                                                                   the ship (2)/ they have to travel
        charged straight after me. (3)/                           (SSC CGL Tier-I (CBE)
                                                           Exam. 31.08.2016 (Ist sitting)          on. (3)/ No error (4)
        No error (4)                                                                      1005. He’d no sooner (1)/ seen one
                                              994. Although I have never seen the
      Directions (985–987) : In the                                                                continent (2)/ when he saw
                                                    girl before, (1)/I recognized her
following questions, one part of the                                                               another. (3)/ No error (4)
                                                    at once (2)/ from her
sentence may have an error. Find out                                                            Directions (1006–1008) : In the
                                                    photograph. (3)/No error (4)
which part of the sentence has an error                                                   following questions, one part of the
                                              995. There was a (1)/ comparison
and choose the option corresponding                                                       sentence may have an error. Find out
                                                    between (2)/ you and he. (3)/ No
to it. If the sentence is free from error,                                                which part of the sentence has an error
                                                    error (4)
choose “No error”.                                                                        and choose the option corresponding
                      (SSC CGL Tier-I (CBE)   996. He flowed into a rage (1)/ at the
                                                                                          to it. If the sentence is free from error,
              Exam. 29.08.2016 (IInd sitting)       very (2)/ sight of that man. (3)/
                                                                                          choose the “No error”.
985. He had already sent me message                 No error (4)
                                                                                                               (SSC CGL Tier-I (CBE)
        (1)/ that his arrival (2)/ was             Directions (997–999) : In the                        Exam. 02.09.2016 (Ist sitting)
        scheduled for Thursday. (3)/ No       following questions, one part of the
                                                                                          1006. Can I have (1)/a loaf of bread
        error (4)                             sentence may have an error. Find out
                                                                                                   (2)/ and a jam jar? (3)/ No error
986. Science and technology and (1)/          which part of the sentence has an
                                                                                                   (4)
        their fallouts do not (2)/ complete   error. If the sentence is free from error,
                                              choose the No error.                        1007. Now that I am back at work,
        human culture. (3)/ No error (4)                                                           (1)/ I have beginning (2)/ to feel
987. The angry bird flap (1)/ her             997. Sooner had he come (1)/ his
                                                                                                   much better. (3)/ No error (4)
        wings, flies a short (2)/ distance          colleagues (2)/ organised a get
                                                                                          1008. The artist, plainly a better critic
        and returns. (3)/ No error (4)              together. (3)/ No error (4)
                                                                                                   (1)/ than painter, destroyed
        Directions (988–990) : In the         998. I enjoyed during (1)/ my tenure
                                                                                                   what (2)/ he made over for ten
following questions, one part of the                (2)/ in Shimla. (3)/ No error (4)
                                                                                                   years. (3)/ No error (4)
sentence may have an error. Find out          999. The Government offered him (1)/
                                                                                                Directions (1009–1012) : In the
which part of the sentence has an                   clerical job (2)/ but he turned it
                                                                                          following questions, some parts of the
error. If the sentence is free from error,          over. (3) / No error (4)
                                                                                          sentences have errors and some are
choose the No error option                                        (SSC CGL Tier-I (CBE)
                                                                                          correct. Find out which part of a
                      (SSC CGL Tier-I (CBE)               Exam. 31.08.2016 (IInd sitting)
                                                                                          sentence has an error. If a sentence
               Exam. 30.08.2016 (Ist sitting)      Directions (1000–1002) : In the        is free from errors, your answer is No
988. We must go ( 1) / and                    following questions, one part of the        error.
        congratulate him for (2)/ his         sentence may have an error. Find out
                                                                                                               (SSC CGL Tier-I (CBE)
        brilliant success. (3) / No error     which part of the sentence has an                        Exam. 02.09.2016 (IInd sitting)
        (4)                                   error. If the sentence is free from error,
                                                                                          1009. He ought not (1)/ have done
989. My brother (1) / along with his          choose the No error.
                                                                                                   such a (2)/ filthy thing. (3)/ No
        friends (2) / are going on a tour.                        (SSC CGL Tier-I (CBE)
                                                                                                   error (4)
        (3) / No error (4)                                 Exam. 01.09.2016 (Ist sitting)
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