Error Detection: Prepositions - I


1. That Brutus, who was his trusted friend (a) / had attacked on him (b) / and caused heartbreak to Julius Caesar. (c) / No error (d)


2.Rajesh was (a) / blind with (b) / one eye. (c) / No error (d)


3. The father brought the fruits (a) / and distributed them (b) / between his five children. (c) / No error (d)


4. The senior doctor (a) / attended to the patient (b) / very quietly. (c) / No error (d)


 5.I was shocked to hear (a) / that his parents (b) / died of an accident. (c) / No error (d)


6. I must start (a) / at dawn (b) / to reach the station in time. (c) / No error (d)


7. I will put on (a) / a note in this regard (b) / for your consideration (c) / and necessary decision. (d) / No error (e)


8.None could (a) / dare to encroach (b) / on his rights. (c) / No error (d)


9.Rakesh developed the (a) / habit for sleeping late (b) / when he was (c) / staying in the men’s hostel. (d) / No error (e)
 

10. It is the duty of every right thinking citizen (a) / to try to make the whole world (b) / a happier place to live. (c) / No error(d)


 11.The top-rankers in the entrance test (a) / will be appointed in (b) / senior jobs in good companies. (c) / No error (d)


 12. My sister has been (a) / married with (b) / the richest man of the town. (c / No error (d)


13.He has been working on (a) / the problem from a long time (b) / but is still not (c) / able to solve it. (d) / No error (e)


14. The venue of examination (a) / is one mile further up (b) / the hill. (c) / No error (d)


15. The doctor referred (a) / the patient for the O.P.D. (b) / without examining him. (c) / No error (d)


16. The widely advertised manifesto (a) / of the new political party (b) / is not much different than ours. (c) / No error (d)


17. This watch (a) / is superior and (b) / more expensive than that. (c) / No error (d)


18. It was apparent for everyone present (a) / that if the patient did not receive (b) / medical attention fast (c) / he would die (d) / No error (e)


19. In urban society (a) / the social circle is limited with the family (b) / but in the villages (c) / it encompasses the entire village. (d) / No error (e)


20. The committee appointed to investigate into (a) / the said murder (b) / will convene next week (c) / to further discuss their strategy. (d) / No error (e)


21. Kishore’s habit of (a) / delaying his work (b) / put his colleagues (c) / to lot of trouble. (d) / No error (e).


22. He knows very well (a) / what is expected from him (b) / but he is not able to fulfil all the expectations. (c) / No error (d).


23.My brother (a) / has ordered (b) / for a Laptop. (c) / No error (d)


24. A man who always (a) / connives on the faults (b) / of his children (c) / is their worst enemy. (d) / No error (e)


25. I do not understand (a) / why she is (b) / so angry at me. (c) / No error (d)


26. I am hearing (a) / a lot about (b) / the problem of ragging these days. (c) / No error (d)


27. Because of his innocence (a) / he cannot (b) / distinguish a trickstar (c) / for an honest person. (d) / No error (e)


28. As the meeting was about to end (a) / he insisted to ask (b) / several questions. (c) / No error (d)


29.Man needs (a) / security and leisure (b) / of free thinking. (c) / No error (d)


30. The watchman was kind enough (a) / to inform us about the conspiracy (b) / but declined to name (c) / the person behind it. (d) / No error (e)


31. Vishnu is (a) / one year junior (b) / than Madan (c) / in our office. (d) / No error. (e)


32.They walked (a) / besides each other (b) / in silence. (c) / No error (d)


33. Our Physics teacher (a) / often emphasises on (b) / the end for a lot of practice. (c) / No error (d)


34. Please put away (a) / the candle (b) / before you leave. (c) No error (d)


35. All the doctors were (a) / puzzled on the (b) / strange symptoms (c) / reported by the patient. (d) / No error (e)


36. The captain and his wife (a) / were invited (b) / for the Birthday function (c) / at my home. (d) / No error (e)


37. The chief engineer came out (a) / to a novel solution (b) / which may even reduce (c) / daily energy consumption. (d) / No error (e)


38. Most of the Andhra Pradesh (a) / is an extremely fertile plain (b) / between which the river Krishna flows. (c) / No error (d)


39. On a holiday (a) / Sruthi prefers reading (b) / than going out visiting friends. (c) / No error (d)


40. After opening the door (a) / we entered into the room (b) / next to the kitchen. (c) / No error (d)


41. People who are averse with (a) / hard work (b) / generally do not (c) / succeed in life. (d) / No error (e)


42. At the last day (a) / of your holidays (b) / you have started thinking about (c) / how to finish your work. (d) / No error (e)


43. The students were (a) / awaiting for (b) / the arrival of the chief guest. (c) / No error (d)


44. I could not convince them (a) / because they persisted to suggest (b) / that I was lying. (c) / No error (d)


45. It was apparent for everyone present (a) / that if the patient (b) / did not receive medical attention fast (c) / he would die. (d) / No error (e)


46. India is in no way (a) / inferior than the U.S.A. (b) / in the fertility of soil (c) / and in the richness of mineral resources. (d) / No error (e)


47. Being most loquacious (a) / among her brother and sisters (b) / she related a good many tales (c) / in each breath. (d) / No error (e)


48. No effort has been made at all (a) / to cash on (b) / the refurbished image of Indian hocky. (c) / No error (d)


49. The detective says that (a) / there is no chance for (b) / finding the person (c) / who wrote these letters. (d) / No error (e)


50. I was taken with surprise (a) / when I saw (b) / the glamorous Tamanna. (c) / No error (d)