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English Sentence Grammar Error Detection

Red underlined word contains error. You will find the correction of this error at the end of the sentence.
1) Bangla, alike Hindi, is largely based on Sanskrit. Correction: Like (Because Like uses when we compare two nouns)
2) Aamrtya Sen and the economics who agreed with his views focused new attention on poverty. Correction: Economists
3) The Bangladeshi Doel is a species of particular interest because it’s symbolic interest. Correction:Because of (Because noun phases uses after because)
4) Agricultural pests cause huge losses and rising consumer prices in spite of all efforts to combat them.Correction: rise (Because to maintain the parallel structure of the sentence)






5) As a generally rule, people are not very good judges of their own I.Q. Correction: General (Because before noun adjective general will be used)






6) A prism is used to reflect light so it spreads out in a continuous spectrum of colors. Correction: So that it






7) when purchasing a shirt it is important for trying it on to make sure it fits properly. Correction: to try(Because after important to will be used)






8) To be effective, an advertisement must first attract an attention. Correction: attention (Because attention is non countable noun)






9) Electric milking machines have made dairy farming a much easier job than it one did. Correction: Was






10) Mathematics is his favorite subject: he finds them very interesting. Correction: it (Because Mathematics is plural)






11) The captain of the squad was a sophomore, one of last year’s freshmen team, a player of great intelligence, and above all, endurance. Correction: Freshman






12) Everyone is expected to attend the afternoon session but the field supervisor, the sales manager, and I.Correction: me






13) Be the time I phoned, they had already eaten breakfast and were planning how to have spent the holiday.Correction: spent






14) One would think the job is simple, since all you have to do is to make sure that everyone is seated before the performance begins. (One is not suitable with all you have to do)









15) In times of economic recession, more students seek jobs as moneybecomes increasingly scarce and their needs will grow. Correction: grow





Sentence error detection is the most common question for bank recruitment exam. I have given some examples below. You will get four underlined words in a sentence including one red(Error) marked word. Correction and the reason of this correction has given at the end of each sentence. The question might come in the examination with this tag line: Underlined parts of the following sentences may contain error(s) in grammar, diction, usage or idiom. Choose the underlined part that is incorrect.



1) It must be him with whom you enjoy to do your assignment. Correction: Doing (Because enjoy doingwill be the appropriate one)






2) Tagore’s ability to summarize the range of human emotions in simple yet profound eloquent verse is perhaps the greatest reason for his enduring popularity. Correction: Profoundly (Because profoundly eloquent verse is the appropriate)






3) He and his team would be the first to walk across the continent, starting from the coast of the Weddelll Sea, traversing the South Pole and ending at Ross Sea. Correction: Ending up at (Because ending up at is the meaningful one for this sentence)






4) He had begun the voyage with a mission of exploration, but that quickly became a mission for survival.Correction: of (Because mission of is the appropriate)






5) Determination of the long term effects of aerosols on the upper atmosphere are currently one of the most challenging problems in climate research. Correction: is (Because with subject determination is will be used)






6) The office memoranda was circulated, by nobody responded, hence, few supplies were ordered.Correction: were (Because memoranda is plural)






7) Since we are living in Dhaka city for last five years, we are reluctant to move to another city. Correction:Have been living (Because living time is 5 years so have been will be the correct answer)






8) Competence without willingness yields in a half-hearted result. (No need to use any preposition)





9) I have repeated the information again for his perusal. (Because when there is repeat present in the sentence we don’t need to use again, it will be the redundancy of same word)






10) The caustic remarks she made was totally uncalled for. Correction:remark (Because here verb is singular {was} )






11) The list containing names of miscreants have been submitted to the committee for action. Correction: has (Because subject is singular {the list} so has will be the appropriate)






12) There was so much conversation in back of that I couldn’t hear the actors on the stage. Correction:behind (behind is the appropriate word not in back of)






13) The reason for my prolonged absence from class was because I was ill for three weeks. Correction:That (If reason word is present in the sentence then instead of because that will be the appropriate)






14) Since we were caught completely unaware, the affect of the Managing Director’s remark was starling;some were shocked, but others were angry. Correction: effect (Instead of after verb effect noun carries the appropriate meaning of this sentence)






15) We were terrified by sounds: the screaming of the wind, the restless rustle of leaves in the trees; and the sudden overwhelming explosions of thunder. Correction: rustling