• These tests are a check for your learning and are meant to serve as tools for assessment
  • The test is designed to check your current understanding of the language and whether you are able to use the rules of grammar to identify errors in sentences.
  • Directions for individual questionsEach sentence is divided into parts and each part is labeled as an answer option. Find out which part of the sentence has an error and mark that part as the answer. If there is no error, mark that part as your answer

Part Errors (Grammar): Test-17

Congratulations - you have completed Part Errors (Grammar): Test-17.

You scored %%SCORE%% out of %%TOTAL%%.

Your performance has been rated as %%RATING%%


Your answers are highlighted below.
Question 1
Identify the error in the sentence given below.
A
Festivals are prime occasions
B
for splurging on presents and , owing to improved economic situation,
C
the youths is gung- ho
D
about breaking all previous records.
E
No error
Question 1 Explanation: 
Singular subject agrees with a singular verb and plural subject agrees with a plural verb. Keeping this rule in mind, the mistake can be evidently seen in the third part where ‘are’ should have been used instead of ‘is’.
Question 2
Identify the error in the sentence given below.
A
Not only has the commerce ministry fixed
B
extraordinarily high minimum prices for onion exports
C
but also made licenses mandatory
D
for every consignment.
E
No error
Question 2 Explanation: 
In the given case, ‘the commerce ministry’ is the subject of the sentence, and it should precede the conjunction ‘not only…but also’. The correct form for the sentence is: The commerce ministry not only fixed….but also made…
Question 3
Identify the error in the sentence given below.
A
This questions force us
B
to face the unpleasant truth that
C
the policies of social justice have
D
reached a dead end.
E
No error
Question 3 Explanation: 
The mistake is in the first part of the sentence. The correct terminology that should be used is ‘These questions force us..’ or ‘This question forces us..’.
Question 4
Identify the error in the sentence given below.
A
Conventionally spoken,
B
men are supposed to earn while
C
women are supposed to sit at home,
D
do housework and discipline the children.
E
No error
Question 4 Explanation: 
Instead of ‘conventionally spoken’, we need to use ‘conventionally speaking’ in the given sentence.
Question 5
Identify the error in the sentence given below.
A
Workers battling to restore
B
power supply to the damaged reactors
C
have successful in
D
reaching up to the second reactor.
E
No error
Question 5 Explanation: 
In the third part of the sentence, the superlative form of the word successful needs to be used. Therefore, ‘succedded’ would replace ‘successful’.
Once you are finished, click the button below. Any items you have not completed will be marked incorrect. Get Results
There are 5 questions to complete.
List
Return
Shaded items are complete.
12345
End
Return