Each sentence given below is divided into three parts labeled as (a), (b) and (c). One of these three parts may contain an error. If the error is in the part labeled as (a), then that is your answer. If you feel that there are no errors, then mark (d) as your answer. Errors may be in grammar, word usage or idioms.
Note: that you are not required to correct the mistake. You just need to indicate the part that contains the error.
(i) Thinking that he has finally found (a) / someone with similar interests (b), the traveler tried to strike up a conversation. (c) / No error. (d)
(ii) Earlier this year, (a) / the absconding general made headlines when his video-taped interview / was telecasted by a commercial television channel. (c) / No error (d)
(iii) If you permit me to speak the truth (a) / I shall say without hesitation that (b) / you have done a mistake. (c) / No error (d)
(iv) My friend is so rich that (a) / he is owning four houses (b) / and a fleet of cabs. (c) / No error (d)
(v) He asked me (a) / if I am happy and (b) / I replied that I was not. (c) / No error. (d)
(vi) They always said I would go to places (a) / but they never told me (b) / how boring the places would be. (c) / No error (d)
(vii) If you caught the ten o'clock train tomorrow (a) / you could be in Kolkata by evening, (b) / unless the train is delayed. (c) / No error (d)
(viii) General Cary, who had commanded (a) / a parachute regiment for many years (b) / is now living in retirement. (c) / No error (d)
(ix) The French revolution has influenced (a) / every popular radical movements in Europe (b) / since 1800. (c) / No error. (d)
(x) I had a long talk with Mary (a) / explaining why I don't want (b) / the children to play together. (c) / No error. (d)
(xi) With Rahul working in Mumbai, (a) / and Maya travelling most of the week, (b) / the house seems pretty empty. (c) / No error. (d)
(xii) Looking out of the window of our hotel room (a) / there was a wonderful (b) / range of mountains. (c) / No error (d).
(xiii) He, like (a) / his companions, (b) / were deceived. (c) / No error. (d)
(xiv) He told me that (a) / you had finished your studies (b) / and looking for a job. (c). No error. (d)
(xv) They decided to arrange a grand party on the eve of her retirement (a) / especially because she had been working for them (b) / since almost twenty-five years. (c) / No error. (d)