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Part Errors (Grammar): Test-3

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Question 1
Identify the error in the sentence given below.
A
Because art is so subjective,
B
no form of art
C
can be most effective
D
than the other.
E
No error
Question 1 Explanation: 
can be more effective. Since the comparison is between ‘one art form’ and the ‘other’, comparative degree (‘more’) will be used and not superlative (‘most’).
Question 2
Identify the error in the sentence given below.
A
Mumbai is full of tall buildings
B
which is at once its
C
strength as well as weakness
D
depending upon how one look at it.
E
No error
Question 2 Explanation: 
depending upon how one looks at it One (Subject) is in third Person (Singular). So, with ‘one’, we will use ‘looks’.
Question 3
Identify the error in the sentence given below.
A
I am fully aware that
B
my boss is one of those
C
who is totally dedicated
D
to work and proper discipline.
E
No error
Question 3 Explanation: 
who are totally dedicated The subject should agree with the verb. Since ‘those’ refers to multiple people, plural verb ‘are’ will be used.
Question 4
Identify the error in the sentence given below.
A
The Director of our Company
B
does not believe that
C
we are working sincerely
D
and with interest for all these years.
E
No error
Question 4 Explanation: 
we have been working sincerely For all these years denotes a period of time. So, we are working (Present Continuous) should be replaced with we have been working (Present Perfect Continuous).
Question 5
Identify the error in the sentence given below.
A
You may not know it
B
but this engine is
C
claimed to have twice
D
as powerful as the previous one.
E
No error
Question 5 Explanation: 
claimed to be twice To have powerful doesn’t make sense. It could have been to have twice the power but since there is a comparison (as the previous one), to be twice as powerful would make sense.
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