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Part Errors (Grammar): Test-5

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Question 1
Identify the error in the sentence given below.
A
A skillful advertiser may be able to create
B
practically a monopoly for himself
C
not because his product is superior to
D
but because he has succeeded in inducing people to believe that it is.
E
No error
Question 1 Explanation: 
The group of words, 'monopoly for himself’ should be replaced by 'monopoly of himself.’
Question 2
Identify the error in the sentence given below.
A
Whatever may be the origin of speech,
B
we can be certain that man did not began
C
to feel the need to speak
D
until he began to live in communities.
E
No error
Question 2 Explanation: 
begin ‘Did not’ is in past tense and two past tense words don’t come together, so ‘begin’ will be used.
Question 3
Identify the error in the sentence given below.
A
Each animal of the same species
B
looks for the same sort of food.
C
Also, there may be other animals of different species
D
competing with the same food.
E
No error
Question 3 Explanation: 
competing for the same food ‘For’ is used because the competition is ‘for’ food and not ‘with food’.
Question 4
Identify the error in the sentence given below.
A
Let's all work
B
together as like homogeneous
C
group so that
D
success would be obvious.
E
No error
Question 4 Explanation: 
together as a homogeneous ‘As and ‘like’ both are used for depicting analogies, both will not be used together.
Question 5
Identify the error in the sentence given below.
A
Just before the demonstration started
B
the police arrive at the site
C
as if they had
D
received information.
E
No error
Question 5 Explanation: 
the police arrived at the site The time at which the police arrived is ‘past’, hence ‘arrived’.
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