Spot the mistake

November 12, 2013pdf

Each sentence given below may contain an error. If there is an error then it is in one of the underlined parts. Indicate that part as your answer. If there is no error in the sentence, mark (d) as your answer.

1. Thinking that he has finally found someone with similar interests, the traveler tried to strike up a conversation with the scholar he met at the inn.

a) has finally found

b) strike up

c) met

d) No error

2. The young actress had made several controversial remarks during her interview telecasted by a commercial television channel.

a) had made

b) controversial remarks

c) telecasted

d) No error

3. If you allow me to speak the truth I will say without any hesitation that you have done a mistake.

a) allow me to speak

b) will say

c) done a mistake

d) No error

4. She is so rich that she is owning two private yachts and three jets.

a) so

b) that

c) is owning

d) No error

5. He asked me if I am feeling well and I replied that I wasn’t.

a) asked me

b) am feeling

c) replied

d) No error

Answers

1. Thinking that he had finally found someone with similar interests, the traveler tried to strike up a conversation with the scholar he met at the inn.

2. The young actress had made several controversial remarks during her interview telecast by a commercial television channel.

3. If you allow me to speak the truth I will say without any hesitation that you have made a mistake.

4. She is so rich that she owns two private yachts and three jets.

5. He asked me if I was feeling well and I replied that I wasn’t.

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