GE 44: ERROR CORRECTION ( PREPOSITIONS)-1

Prepositions are generally placed in front of those word, which they control. They could also come after the words they govern, notably in questions and in relative and interrogative clauses.

Below are ten questions, in which errors regarding pronouns are given. Solve the questions as per the instructions given.

Results

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“Here’s to the crazy ones. The misfits. The rebels. The troublemakers. The round pegs in the square holes. The ones who see things differently. They’re not fond of rules. And they have no respect for the status quo. You can quote them, disagree with them, glorify or vilify them. About the only thing you can’t do is ignore them. Because they change things. They push the human race forward. And while some may see them as the crazy ones, we see genius. Because the people who are crazy enough to think they can change the world, are the ones who do.” ― Rob Siltanen

“Here’s to the crazy ones. The misfits. The rebels. The troublemakers. The round pegs in the square holes. The ones who see things differently. They’re not fond of rules. And they have no respect for the status quo. You can quote them, disagree with them, glorify or vilify them. About the only thing you can’t do is ignore them. Because they change things. They push the human race forward. And while some may see them as the crazy ones, we see genius. Because the people who are crazy enough to think they can change the world, are the ones who do.”
― Rob Siltanen

Read each sentence to find out whether there is any error in it. The error, if any, will be in one part of the sentence. The alphabet of that part is the answer. If there is no error/ then the answer is E.

#1. His mother is not well(A)/but he(B) /does not look for her (C)/properly(D)/ No error.

look after= take care of

#2. He was sleeping(A)/ in his room when a thief(B)/ entered into his house(C)/ and took away a lot of things.(D)/No error.(E)

entered his house

#3. The debacle of the congress party(A)/ admit no other explanation(B) / than its(C)/ poor performance during the last five years(D)/ No error.(E)

admis of is to be used there

#4. The decline of her moral(A)/was caused by a lot of(B)/factors that were once (C)/fascinating to her(D)/ No error. (E)

decline in

#5. He took me to a restaurant(A)/and ordered for two cups(B)/ of cold coffee(C)/ which the waiter brought in an hour.(D)/ No error.(E)

ordered for should be replaced with order. No need of for.

#6. The president Mr Kalam(A) / is much sought afterB)/ by school students and(C)/ is invited for many functions(D)/ No error,(E)

invited for wrong, use invited to

#7. It was apparent for A)/ everyone presentB)/ that if the patient did it receive(C)/ immediate medical aid(D)/ he would die(E)

apparent for to be replaced by apparent to

#8. In her concluding speech, (A)/ she said almost nothing(B)/ worth(C)/ listening to.(D)/ No error(E)

listening instead of listening to.

#9. He proposed me(A)/ that we should go to B)/the restaurant and then have (C)/ dinner at a restaurant(D)./ No error. (E)

He proposed to me

#10. There appears(A) /to be a little liaison(B)/ among the two groups(C)/ of the society. (D)/ No error.(E)

among the two groups.

 

between the two groups.

 

Among for more than two people, between for only two people.

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