Common Errors

Error Spotting Quiz for SSC CGL

From the given sentences identify the incorrect option. If there is no error in a sentence, mark “No Error”.

1. He will leave for England next week.

To express fixed programs or events, we use the simple present tense. Use “He leave”
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He will leave

2. You go there every day, aren’t you?

The sentence is starting with “you go”, so the question tag will “don’t you”
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aren’t you?

3. He has been suffering from fever since Monday last.

Correct! Wrong!

No Error

4. I am ready to go there and they are ready to go there.

Make the sentence crisp by changing the (b) option- “and so are they”
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and they are ready to go there

5. Unless it rains, farmers will not sow seeds.

Here we are talking about expectation, so the sentence will “farmers wouldn’t”
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farmers will not

6. I don’t mind clean the room.

The correct is I don’t mind ….verb…..ing. So the correct answer is “cleaning”
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clean the room

7. I don’t mind you come late at night.

The correct is “your coming late”
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you come late

8. The more I think of her, the much I fall in love with her.

Making of this type of sentence is- The more … the more/less, so the correction is “the more I fell in love with her”
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the much I fall in love with her

9. The boy that is standing there is very intelligent.

We always use “who” for human beings instead of “that”
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The boy that

10. He is coming from South.

When we talk about a specific direction we use “the” with the word. So, the correct answer is “the South”
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South

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