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Part Errors (Grammar): Test-15

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Question 1
Identify the error in the sentence given below.
A
The government has warned
B
that air pollution from vehicles and power stations
C
is reducing life-expectancy in the country
D
in an average of six months.
E
No error
Question 1 Explanation: 
The error is regarding the preposition that is being used in the last part of the sentence. With the use of ‘in’ the precise and correct meaning is not conveyed. ‘at’ is a more suitable option.
Question 2
Identify the error in the sentence given below.
A
If all goes well,
B
the examination scheduled for next month
C
is all set to be completely free
D
from annoying power cuts and disruptions.
E
No error
Question 2 Explanation: 
No error.
Question 3
Identify the error in the sentence given below.
A
The buzz at the party was
B
that a famous
C
film star and politician,
D
would probable drop by for a while.
E
No error
Question 3 Explanation: 
The mistake is in the fourth part of the sentence. An adverb modifies a verb whereas in the third part, instead of the adverb ‘probably’, an adjective ‘probable’ is used.
Question 4
Identify the error in the sentence given below.
A
The tennis player easy through
B
the opening set before her opponent,
C
rallied to take the final two sets
D
for the biggest victory of her young career.
E
No error
Question 4 Explanation: 
In the second part of the sentence, instead of ‘before’, ‘against’ should be used.
Question 5
Identify the error in the sentence given below.
A
We have recently began
B
the" process of recruiting
C
insurance agents for
D
our North- Eastern branches.
E
No error
Question 5 Explanation: 
The error is in the first part of the sentence. The structure of the sentence under present perfect is: Subject + has/have + V3 (Past Participle). Hence, ‘begun’ should have been used instead of ‘began’.
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