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Read each sentence to find out whether there is any grammatical mistake/error in it. The error, if any, will be in one part of the sentence. Mark the number of that part with error as your answer. If there is no error, mark (e).
1. In spite (a)/ you should (b)/ diligently fill the(c)/ form yourself (d)/ No error (e).
2. For a long time (a)/I searching (b)/for methods that would(c)/ really help farmers (d)/ No error (e).
3. A life insurance policy offers (a) /financial security to a family(b)/ when the breadwinner passes away,(c)/ especially when the death is untimely.(d)/ No error.
4. From this analysis, (a)/ the financial planner will determine (b)/ to what degree and in what time the personal goals (c)/can be accomplished (d)/No error (e).
5. Many lives were (a)/ lost in Nepal and India (b)/ in the (c)/recent earthquake (d)/No error (e).
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Read each sentence to find out whether there is any error in the underlined parts. The error can be grammatical/spelling/phrase not appropriate in the given sentence. Mark the part with the error and if there is no error, mark (e).
6. Djokovic have six victories (a)/this year, two in Grand Slam (b)/ events at (c)/the Australian and French opens.(d)/ No error (e).
7. When pigs cry (a)/ she will (b)/ tidy up(c)/ her room (d)/ No error (e).
8. I wanted to intervene when (a)/they were yelling on each other, (b)/ but that would have (c)/just added fuel to the fire.(d)/ No error (e).
9. The second issue of Zap (a)/ appeared in June of contributions (b)/from Wilson (c) /and poster artists Victor Moscoso and Rick Griffin (d)/No error (e).
10. The Union Finance Minstry (a)/ of India (b)/ comprises of (c)/five departments (d)/No error (e).
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1. (a) ’ Instead’ in place of ‘In spite’.
2. (b) ‘Searched’ in place of ‘searching’.
3. (c) ’For’ in place of ‘to” Since, all the members are involved.
4. (b)’ Can’ in place of ‘will’.
6. (a) ‘Has six’ in place of ‘have six’.
7. (b)’Pigs fly’ in place of ‘pigs cry’. When pigs fly is an idiom indicating an impossible event.
8. (b) ’Yelling at each other’ in place of ‘yelling on each other’.
9. (b)’June with contributions’ in place of ‘June of contributions’.
10. (a) ‘Ministry’ in place of ‘minstry’.