Error detection: Prepositions - II

1. A large scale exchange of nuclear weapons (a) / will produce unprecedented amounts of radiation (b) / that can penetrate into the biological tissue. (c) / No error (d)

2. On his attitude (a) / it seems that what he wants (b) / is that the decision making power (c) / should rest with him. (d) / No error (e)

3. The boy stood (a) / by me (b) / panting for breath. (c) / No error (d)

4. Our laxity in duty (a) / increases with our (b) / aversion for work. (c) / No error (d)

5. The plan is to go for (a) / the cinema and then have dinner (b) / but Ajay’s late arrival (c) upset the whole thing. (d) / No error (e)

6. It is not possible for me (a) / to exchange the goods (b) / once the sale has been completed. (c) / No error (d)

7. He did not complain, (a) / although the pain (b) / was behind his capacity (c) / to bear (d) / No error (e)

8. The teacher taught (a) / to the students (b) / like his own children. (c) / No error (d)

9. Mr. Smith was accused for murder (a) / but the court found him not guilty (b) / and acquitted him. (c) / No error (d)

10. In my opinion (a) / this boy is very honest (b) / and can be depended. (c) / No error (d)

11. The earth we live in (a) / is enveloped (b) / on all sides by air. (c) / No error (d)

12. Several prominent figures (a) / involved in the scandal (b) / are required to appear (c) / to the investigation committee. (a) / No error (e)

13. If I were the Principal of the college (a) / I would have never accepted (b) / such demands of the students. (c) / No error (d)

14. She had shifted her residence (a) / to this city to be (b) / close with the child (c) / she had wanted to adopt. (d) / No error (e)

15. Mahatma Gandhi laboured (a) / to the good (b) / of humanity. (c) / No error (d)

16. In a report issued by CMIE, (a) / the Iron and Steel Industry is investing more than any other (b) / Indian industry in fighting pollution. (c) / No error (d)

17. I found it difficult (a) / to remove (b) / the chewing gum that (c) / stuck with my cap. (d) / No error (e)

18. My answer (a) / is different (b) / than yours. (c) / No error (d)

19. Of all the men (a) / known to me none is (b) / less inclined that he is (c) / to think ill to others. (d) / No error (e)

20. Dr. Adil has been trying (a) / to develop a vaccine for diabetes (b) / for the last ten years. (c) / No error (d)

21. He says that (a) / he has a red maruti car (b) / beside a scooter. (c) / No error (d)

22.  As the party was going (a) / we noticed Mr. Ray fall back (b) / in his chair, grsping for breath. (c) / No error (d)

23. In this age of despair and despondency, (a) / only our rich cultural heritage (b) / can help us (c) / escape to the manacing doom. (d) / No error (e)

 24. Radhika was trying for admission (a) / in the Engineering College (b) / even though her parents wanted (c) / her to take up medicine. (d) / No error (e)

25. All the players (a) except some (b) / were present (c) / on the playground. (d) / No error (e)

26. It proves (a) / year after year (b) / that when it comes into judging new writing (c) / we are on slippery ground. (d) / No error (e)

27.  The old man was (a) / knocked down by a car (b) / upon crossing the road. (c) / No error (d)

28.This kind of behaviour (a) / has not been seen here (b) / since the last five years. (c) / No error (d)

29. The selection committee did not (a) / select him as he was (b) / not eligible to be post. (c) / No error (d)

30. Both the form and substance (a) / of what he says (b) / about his life and work (c) / testify for a great reserve of inner energy. (d) / No error (e).

31. I am vexed (a) / at him about what (b) / he has done. (c) / No error (d)

 32. Beside chocolates, (a) / they also bought (b) / many toys for the child. (c) / No error (d)

33. He is in the habit (a) / of going out (b) / on a morning walk (c) / regularly. (d) / No error (e)

34. Young children should not sit close (a) / to the TV set (b) / as it affects on their eyes. (c) / No error (d)

35. The child freed himself (a) / from his father’s hold (b) / and ran on the road. (c) / No error (d)

36. When the teachers are on strike (a) / and a notice to this effect is pasted on the college gate (b) / there is no sense to go there (c) / No error (d)

37. To gain reputation among your clients, (a) / you ought to finish (b) / every assignment you undertake (c) / within the stipulated deadline. (d) / No error (d) / No error (e)

38. Children often (a) / quarrel on (b) / petty issues. (c) / No error (d)

39. Rohit was in need (a) / of money and (b) / sold out his gold medal for two hundred rupees (c) / to one of his friends. (d) / No error (e)

40. Our Mathematics teacher (a) / often emphasises on (b) / the need for a lot of practice. (c) / No error (d)

41. Without a moment’s hesitation (a) / the Head of the department agreed to write (b) / a foreword to my book. (c) / No error (d)

42. Many a time (a) / the Chief Minister had hinted on (b) / the destruction caused by floods. (c) / No error (d)

43. Having come to Bangalore (a) / he had found the people (b) / were warm and friendly (c) / and there was nothing pessimistic in them. (d) / No error (e).

44. The teacher (a) / was pleased (b) / at Sanjay. (c) / No error (d)

45. None saw him (a) / worthy for the reward (b) / he received. (c) / No error (d)

46. My uncle frequently goes to abroad (a) / on business (b) / by air. (c) / No error (d)

47.  Yesterday, Sohail came across with (a) / one of his (b) / old friends. (c) / No error (d)

48. The Minister and some of his colleagues (a) / were invited (b) / for the charity show (c) / staged by the Dhawan College (d) / No error (e)

49. He fixed a metal ladder (a) / for the wall below his window (b) / so as to be able to (c) / escape if there was a fire. (d) / No error (e)

50. For nearly half a century he lived in that village, (a) / sharing the joys and sorrows of the people there. (b) / but later he left the village and has not been heard of since. (c) / No error (d)