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Row upon /a/ row of white /b/ marble /c/ look beautiful /d/ No error /e/.
Row upon row of white marble 'looks' beautiful.
My sister (a) / has read (b) / pages after pages (c) / of the Bible (d) /. No error (e)
Replace 'pages after pages' by 'page after page'.
His boss /a/ admires him /b/ a lot as he /c/ takes pain over his work /d/. No error /e/.
Most English idioms obey tense agreement, and “take (great) pains” is one of them. The expression most often is used with ‘great’ in it. Moreover, the ‘take’ will have to change for the tense of the sentence. Hence, the sentence should be:
His boss admires him a lot as he 'took' great pain over his work.
The manager /a/ put forward /b/ a number of criterions /c/ for the post /d/. No error /e/.
The plural of criterion is criteria. Hence, in place of criterions, criteria should be used.
The beautiful /a/ surrounding of /b/ the place /c/ enchanted me /d/. No error /e/.
Replace surrounding by surroundings. The area around a place is known as surroundings.
The room stinks /a/ of foul smell as /b/ the dustbin lid /c/ is broken /d/. No error/e/.
the room stinks of foul smell as 'lid of the dustbin' is open.
Jack makes sure /a/ that whenever /b/ he goes to Delhi /c/ he stays in five stars hotels /d/. No error/e/.
Five-stars can never be in plural. Hence, Five star should be used in the sentence.
When he was /a/ standing at the top /b/ of the hill a strong /c/ breeze blew his hat off /d/. No error/e/.
The breeze is always gentle, it cannot be strong. So it should be strong wind instead of breeze.
One of his firmest belief /a/ among the Hindus /b/ is that karma affects life /c/ and also the life after death. /d/ No error /e/.
The noun that comes after 'one of the' must be plural. Hence, 'One of the firmest beliefs' is the correct form.
The police /a/ has received information /b/ that can help them /c/ solve the triple murder case./d/ No error /e/.
Information cannot be pluralised as it is an uncountable noun. To pluralise it use 'a piece of information' instead.
As the company /a/ has got new tender, /b/ it ordered /c/ some new equipments /d/ No error /e/.
'equipment' should be used instead of 'equipments'.
The sheafs of /a/ the wheat plants were /b/ too heavy for the weak farmer /c/ to carry them on his head./d/ No error /e/.
The plural form of 'sheaf' is 'sheaves'.
Janet was /a/ advised to take /b/ two spoonful of the /c/ cough syrup three times a day./d/ No error /e/.
The spoonful is compound word, in the plural form 's' is connected with it i.e. spoonfuls.
So, spoonfuls should be used.
We should make /a/ sure that wherever /b/ flood hits alms is sent /c/ to the poor and needy. /d/ No error/e/.
'Alms are sent' is the correct form since, 'alms' is plural.
Sharks and lampreys are not true fish because their skeletons are made of cartilage rather than bone.
Bone is a noun. True (A) is an adjective modifying the noun fish. Because (B) is a conjunction. Their (C) is a plural possessive third-person pronoun modifying the noun skeletons.
You are among those /a/ man who earned name /b/ and fame not by /c/ chance but by hardwork. /d/ No error/e/.
The plural form of 'man' will be used with 'those'.
Children are playing /a/ and making mischiefs /b/ as their holidays /c/ have started. /d/ No error/e/.
'Mischief' is an uncountable noun. It has no plural form.
The Population /a/ of India is divided /b/ into two classes/c/ haves and haves not. /d/ No error/e/.
The correct phrase is 'haves and have-nots'.
Envy strikes /a/ a woman when she /b/ sees her husband /c/ talking to another woman. /d/ No error/e/.
'Jealousy’ is the fear to lose the person/thing that we have. However, Envy means ‘resentful desire of something possessed by someone else’. Hence, jealousy will have the right usage here.
All her sister - in - laws /a/ are very friendly and cooperative /b/ so she does not miss /c/ her real sisters at all. /d/ No error/e/.
Correct plural is Sisters-In-Law
She is not leaving /a/ Meerut tomorrow as /b/ order for her transfer /c/ have been cancelled. /d/ No error/e/.
'Orders' should be used instead of 'order'. Hence, the sentence should be:
She is not leaving Meerut tomorrow as orders for her transfer have been cancelled.
I would /a/ like you to meet /b/ my cousin brother who has /c/ just returned from the United States of America. /d/ No error/e/.
As per the Standard English conventions, brother should not be used after cousin. Hence, it should be omitted in this sentence.
The hills of /a/ Uttar Pradesh abound /b/ in beautiful spectacles and /c/ visitors are attracted to it every year. /d/ No error/e/.
'Spectacles' should be replaced with 'spectacle' as it does not have a plural form.
I gave him /a/ a two rupees note /b/ for keeping /c/ in my closet. /d/ No error/e/.
The correct form is 'two rupee note'. No '-s' is added in case of adjectives that go before the noun.
The house /a/ is made of brick /b/ and stone and /c/ not of marbles. /d/ No error/e/.
Man-made material nouns like brick, stone and marble are used in the singular form. Hence, it should be 'marble' instead of 'marbles'.
Harivansh Rai Bachan /a/ is Amitabh’s /b/ and Ajitabh’s /c/ father. /d/ No error/e/.
It should be Amitabh and Ajitabh's father. Hence, an apostrophe isn't required for Amitabh.
Sia and Ria have /a/ a notorious distinction /b/ of always being /c/ at cross-purpose. /d/ No error/e/.
The verb mentioned in the sentence is in plural form, following to it, the word 'purpose' will be in plural form as well.
The juggler displayed an /a/ extensive show of his /b/ jugglery that /c/ looker-ons were totally awe-struck. /d/ No error/e/.
The word 'looker-ons' should be replaced with 'looker - on'.
Once all the children /a/ deposited the said amount,/b/ the proceed was sent /c/ to the higher authorities for a final check. /d/ No error/e/.
The proceed should be replaced with 'the proceeds' as it is the gramatically correct term to be used.
The team was invited /a/ to the award show to /b/ grace the occasion /c/ with their wives./d/ No error/e/.
The correct sentence should have ‘ team members’.
I don’t think it /a/ is your house it /b/ is somebody’s /c/ else. /d/ No error. /e/
'Somebody else's' should be used instead of 'somebody's else'.
Ration has run out /a/ and the District /b/ Magistrate has been /c/ informed. /d/ No error. /e/
'Ration' is not used as a mass noun; it's always a countable noun. Thus, it should be rations have run out.
The Committee is divided /a/ over this issue of his appointment /b/ and this has resulted in much /c/ rancor among its members. /d/ No error. /e/
Here even though the committee is a collective noun, it has to be taken unlike one,replacing the 'is' with 'are', since here the committee refers to the committee members who are not functioning as a single unit as they have a difference of opinion among them.
One of the problem (A)/ with you (B)/ is that you do not (C)/ come in time. (D)/ No Error (E)
The plural form of problem should be used in the sentence.
The majority likes /a/ reading sensational /b/ stories and watching /c/ western movies./d/ No error. /e/
'Majority' is a plural noun and we use verb with '-s/-es' only with singular nouns. Hence, the word 'likes' should be replaced with 'like'.
He said that (A)/ he always kept in his pocket (B)/ a bundle of one hundred (C)/ rupees notes. (D)/ No Error (E)
Nouns expressing number are used in singular with numerical adjectives. Hence, it should be 'one hundred rupee notes'.
Commander’s-in-chief /a/ orders arrived late /b/ and the forces had /c/ to retreat./d/ No error /e/
It should just be Commanders not 'Commander's'
A pair of /a/ spectacles have /b/ been found in /c/ the library. /d/ No error. /e/
When regarded as a pair, a singular verb should be used. Hence, the sentence should be:
A pair of spectacles has been found in the library.
You can buy (a) / the scissors (b) / that is (c) / sharp. (d) / No error. (e)
Scissors is singular in form and plural in meaning, therefore, it requires a plural pronoun and verb in the given sentence. Scissors is one of those words that does not have a singular number. From the given options, we need to find words that are plural to agree with scissors.
Therefore, the sentence should be:
You can buy the scissors that are sharp.
Honesty is the best policy. (Which word is an abstract noun?)
The word 'honesty' functions as an abstract noun, as it is intangible and refers to an idea.