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 16 :

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A). Sixty miles
B). are
C). a good distance.
D). No error.
Answer : Option B

Explanation :

Sixty miles is a good distance.


Question 17 :

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A). They have been
B). very close friends
C). until they quarrelled.
D). No error.
Answer : Option A

Explanation :

'They had been'


Question 18 :

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A). When the dentist came in
B). my tooth was stopped aching
C). out of fear that I might lose my tooth.
D). No error.
Answer : Option B

Explanation :

my tooth stopped aching


Question 19 :

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A). It is the duty of every citizen to do his utmost
B). to defend the hardly-won
C). freedom of the country.
D). No error.
Answer : Option B

Explanation :

to defend the hard-won


Question 20 :

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A). No sooner did I open the door
B). when the rain, heavy and stormy, rushed in
C). making us shiver from head to foot
D). No error.
Answer : Option B

Explanation :

than the rain, heavy and stormy, rushed in