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Part Errors (Grammar): Test-8

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Question 1
Identify the error in the sentence given below.
A
Though their qualifications span a diverse
B
range, there is an equal
C
number of graduates and those who have just completed School, each set
D
making up
E
close to 30% of these households. No error
Question 1 Explanation: 
makes up This statement is in simple present tense, so ‘makes up’ will be used.
Question 2
Identify the error in the sentence given below.
A
As if
B
the most dangerous moment for any dictatorship is when
C
it starts to
D
reform, North Korea looks ready to turn that truism on its head.
E
No error
Question 2 Explanation: 
As Clauses that start with as if describe an unreal or improbable situation. For eg. He looked as if he knew the answer. Here, ‘as’ will be used.
Question 3
Identify the error in the sentence given below.
A
It so happens
B
that this happy campy ritual is their way of life
C
and one into which
D
they don't particularly welcome
E
voyeuristic intrusions. No error
Question 3 Explanation: 
and one in which ‘into’ is used when we mean to move toward the inside of something. Here, ‘in’ will be appropriate.
Question 4
Identify the error in the sentence given below.
A
If the present rate in increase continues
B
our population at the turn of the century
C
may well reach the staggering figure of one billion.
D
No error
Question 4 Explanation: 
rate of increase When we talk about rate ‘of’ something, we use the preposition ‘of’.
Question 5
Identify the error in the sentence given below.
A
The progress of these plants
B
is not being very encouraging
C
and they are still in various stages of construction.
D
No error
Question 5 Explanation: 
is not very encouraging The sentence is in simple present tense, so ‘being’ will not be used.
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