Directions(Q1-Q30): Read 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).
Q. We discussed about the problem so thoroughly / on the eve of the examination / that I found it very easy to work it out / No error.
We discussed about the problem so thoroughly ⇒ We discussed the problem so thoroughly.
An Indian ship / laden with merchandise / got drowned in the Pacific Ocean / No error.
Got drowned in the Pacific Ocean ⇒ Sank in the Pacific Ocean.
I could not put up in a hotel / because the boarding and lodging charges / were exorbitant / No errors.
I could not put up in a hotel ⇒ I could not put up at a hotel.
The Indian radio / which was previously controlled by the British rulers / is free now from the narrow vested interests / No error.
Is free now from the narrow vested interests ⇒ Is now free from the narrow vested interests.
If I had known / this yesterday / I will have helped him / No error.
I will have helped him ⇒ I would have helped him
A lot of travel delay is caused / due to the inefficiency and lack of good management / on behalf of the railways / No error.
on behalf of the railways ⇒ on part of the railways.
One of the members / expressed doubt if / the Minister was an atheist / No error.
Expressed doubt if ⇒ Expressed doubt that
I have got / my M.Sc. degree / in 1988 / No error.
I have got ⇒ I got
Having recived your letter / this moring, we are writing / to thank you for the same / No errors.
There is no error in the sentence.
If you lend him a book / he will lend it to some one else / and never you will get it back / No error.
And never you will get it back ⇒ And you will never get it back.
According to the Bible / it is meek and humble / who shall inherit the earth / No error.
It is meek and humble ⇒ It is the meek and the humble.
Do the roses in your garden smell / more sweetly / than those in ours? / No error
more sweetly ⇒ Sweeter
Block of Residential flats / are coming up / near our houses / No error.
Block of Residential flats ⇒ Blocks of Residential flats
The stuents were / awating for / the arrival of the cheif guest / No error.
Awaiting for ⇒ Awaiting
Sixty miles / are / a good distance / No error.
Sixty miles is a good distance.
They have been / very close friends / until they quarrelled / No error.
They have been ⇒ They had been
When the dentist came in / my thooth was stopped acing / out of fear that I might loose my tooth / No error.
My tooth was stopped aching ⇒ My tooth stopped aching.
It is the duty of every citizzen to do his utmost / to defend the hardly-won / freedom of the country / No error.
To defend the hardly-won ⇒ To defend the hard-won.
No sooner did I open the door / When the rain, heavy and stormy, rushed in / Making us shiver from head to foot / No error
When the rain, heavy and stormy, rushed in ⇒ The rain, heavy and stormy, rushed in.
If a man diligently seeks to come into the contact / with the best that has been thought and said in this world / he will become simple and unselfish / No error.
If a man diligently seeks to come into the contact ⇒ If a man diligently seeks to come into contact.
You must / remember me / to post this letter / No error.
Remember me ⇒ Remind me
The man told to her / that he had not brought his dog / out for a walk as he was afraid that it would rain / No error.
The man told to her ⇒ The man told her
On the busy Ring Road / we witnessed a collusion / between a truck and an auto / No error.
We witnessed a collusion ⇒ We witnessed a collision
He couldn't but help / shedding tears at the plight of the villagers / rendered homeless by a devastating cyclone / No error.
He couldn't but help ⇒ He couldn't help
He will certainly help you / if you will ask him / in a pleasant / No error.
If you will ask him ⇒ If you ask him
The brand proposition now, therefore, had to be that Keokarpin Antiseptic Cream is more effective / because it penetrates deep down (being light and non-sticky) and works from within / (because of its ayurvedic ingredients) to keep skin blemish, free, and helps cope with cuts nicks, burns, and nappy rash. / No error.
'Now' refers to present. Hence, it should have been "the brand proposition then, therefore had to be", or it could have been "the brand proposition now therefore is/has to be".
Will you please buy / some jaggery for me / if you go to the market? / No error.
There is no error in the sentence.
Most of the members at the meeting felt / hat the group appointed for investigating the case / were not competent to do the job efficiently / No error.
Were not competent to do the job efficiently ⇒ Was not competent to do the job efficiently.
In these days of inflation / a ten rupee's note will not buy you / even an ordinary meal. / No error.
A ten rupee's note will not buy you ⇒ A ten rupee note will not buy you.
He persisted / to do it / in spite of my advice / No error.
To do it ⇒ In doing it.