Exercise 1

Instructions to Solve
Read the each sentence to find out whether there is any grammatical error in it. The error, if any will be in one part of the sentence. The letter of that part is the answer. If there is no error, the answer is 'D'. (Ignore the errors of punctuation, if any).

Question 1 :

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A). We discussed about the problem so thoroughly
B). on the eve of the examination
C). that I found it very easy to work it out.
D). No error.
Answer : Option A

Question 2 :

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A). An Indian ship
B). laden with merchandise
C). got drowned in the Pacific Ocean.
D). No error.
Answer : Option C

Explanation :

sank in the Pacific Ocean


Question 3 :

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A). I could not put up in a hotel
B). because the boarding and lodging charges
C). were exorbitant.
D). No error.
Answer : Option A

Explanation :

'I could not put up at a hotel'


Question 4 :

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A). The Indian radio
B). which was previously controlled by the British rulers
C). is free now from the narrow vested interests.
D). No error.
Answer : Option C

Explanation :

is now free from the narrow vested interests.


Question 5 :

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A). If I had known
B). this yesterday
C). I will have helped him.
D). No error.
Answer : Option C

Explanation :

I would have helped him