spotting errors in sentence - test-01

Spotting Errors in Sentence
Directions: In each of the questions, find out which part of the sentence has an error.

1. The remedy lies (a) in promoting values of humanism (b) and democracy so as to combat (c) / the oncoming brand of fascism. (d) / No error (e)

2. When the thief (a) / entered the house, (b) / the watchman on duty (c) was fast aslept. (d) / No error (e)

3. I do not understand (a) / why he is. (b) So angry at me. (c) / No error (d)

4. I gave him (a) / a gun to shoot. (b) /No error (c)

5. Since it was his first election campaign, the candidate was confused (a) / none could clearly understand (b) either the principles he stood for or the benefits he promised. (c) / No error (d)

6. The statement made by the writer (a) appears to be incorrect (b) / as Gandhiji was never born in Ahmedabad. (c) / No error (d)

7. Gangotri has special significance (a) / for the devout (b) / as it is considered as (c) / the abode of King Bhagirath who brought the Ganga down to the earth. (d) /No error (e)

8. The crew were on board (a) / and they soon busied themselves (b) in preparing to meet the storm. (c) No error (d)

9. It is high time (a) / that we send (b) / the answer. (c) / No error (d)

10. A hypothesis is a supposition (a) / put forward in explanation of (b) / observed facts. (c) / No error (d)

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