Error Correction Quiz for NIACL Assistant 2017 - Set 6

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1. He has been suffering (a)/ with fever (b)/ for the last six weeks. (c)/ No error (d)

2. The examination begins (a)/ from Monday (b)/ next weak. (c)/ No error (d)

3. My father says (a)/ that one should always be sincere (b)/ to his duties. (c)/ No error (d)

4. There has been (a)/ a number of railway accidents (b)/ during the last month. (c)/ No error (d)

5. Inspite of all efforts to eradicate malaria (a)/ it still prevalent (b)/ in many parts of India. (c)/ No error(d)


6. It is only three days ago (a)/ that (b)/ he has arrived. (c)/ No error (d)

7. He has lost (a)/ all what (b)/ I gave him. (c)/ No error (d)

8. I have (a)/ No news from him (b)/ for a long time. (c)/ No error (d)

9. The train should arrive at (a)/ 7:30 in the morning (b)/ but it was almost an hour late. (c)/ No error (d)

10. I should do (a)/ the same (b)/ If I were in your place. (c)/ No error (d)

11. When he asked me as to why (a)/ I had not finished my work in time, (b)/ I felt confused. (c)/ No error (d)

12. The Foreign Minister said (a)/ there was no use to criticize the policy of non-alignment (b)/ which had stood the test of time. (c)/ No error (d)

  1. Explanation: (b) Use ‘from‘ in place of ‘with‘. Suffer from something is used.
  2. Explanation: (b) Use ‘on‘ in place of ‘from‘. On is used to show a day or date.
  3. Explanation: (c) Use ‘one‘s in place of ‘his‘.
  4. Explanation: (a) Use ‘have‘ in place of ‘has‘. A number of always takes a plural noun and a plural verb.
  5. Explanation: (b) say ‘it is still prevalent‘
  6. Explanation: (c) Remove ‘has‘.
  7. Explanation: (b) use ‘that‘ in place of ‘what‘. That is usually used with all, only, etc.
  8. Explanation: (b) Use ‘of‘ in place of ‘from‘
  9. Explanation: (a) Replace ‘should‘ by ‘could‘ or ‘was to‘.
  10. Explanation: (a) Use ‘would‘ in place of ‘should‘.
  11. Explanation: (a) Remove ‘as to‘. The sentence is complex one with noun clause.
  12. Explanation: (b) Replace ‘there was no use‘ by ‘it was of no use‘ or ‘it was useless‘.

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