Error Detection: Tenses


1. He is serving (A) / under me for (B) / the last several years but (C) / I cannot claim even today that I have understood him thoroughly.(D) / No error(E)


2. She never (A) / minds the children (B) / to play (C) / in the garden. (D) / No error(E)


3. All depends on Ashok Kumar (A) / winning a (B) / merit scholarship in (C) / the matriculation(D) / No error (E)


4. My sister likes (A) / to read crime novels (B) / but hates (C) / criminals. (D) / No error(E)


5. You had better (A) / to stop (B) / your work for sometime and listen (C) / to what I say (D) / No error.(E)


6. I will come (A) / to see you (B) / if I will have (C) / time. (D) / No error.(E)


7. It is easy (A) / distinguishing (B) / this house  (C) / from that . (D) / No error.(E)


8. I will write (A) / to you (B) / when I leave (C) / Australia. (D) / No error.(E)


9. I will come (A) / and see you (B) / before I leave (C) / for Denmark. (D) / No error.(E)


10. Do not (A) / get down the bus  (B) / till it (C) / will stop. (D) / No error.(E)


11. Can anyone (A) / imagine me (B) / to wear (C) / a red or blue tie ? (D) / No error.(E)


12. This change of time table (A) / will mean (B) / us to leave (C) / much earlier every day. (D) / No error.(E)


13. Let us (A) / go to the cafe (B) / when the movie (C) / will be over . (D) / No error.(E)


14. He insisted (A) / on (B) / to go (C) / there. (D) / No error.(E)


15. I will not move (A) / from here (B) / until (C) / you will get back.(D) / No error.(E)


16. By the next august (A) / he will write (B) / his (C) / second book on Thermodynamics. (D) / No error.(E)


17.We shall wait (A) / until (B) / he writes (C) / his next book. (D) / No error.(E)


 18.They do not plant (A) / the cotton (B) / until the rain (C) / will fall.(D) / No error. (E)


19.The river (A) / will not begin to rise (B) / until the rain (C) / will fall. (D) / No error.(E)


20. He gave me (A) / bed (B) / after having taken (C) / a good supper. (D) / No error.(E)


21. Please excuse (A) / me (B) / coming (C) / late. (D) / No error.(E)


22. Much to (A) / our regret the train left (B) / before we reached (C) / the station last night.(D) / No error.(E)


23. I would like (A) / him to go (B) / to a university but I can't (C) / make him to go. (D) / No error.(E)
 

24. If  (A) / it snowed tomorrow (B) / we'll (C) / go sking. (D) / No error.(E)


 25.  Had (A) / you informed me earlier (B) / I would have certainly purchase (C) / the laptop from you. (D) / No error (E)


26. He dreads (A) / taking examinations (B) / for fear (C) / of to fail (D) / No error.(E)


27. Do you mind (A) / me to see (B) / your photos (C) / again. (D) / No error.(E)


 28. My father asked me (A) / where had I (B) / kept my clothes before (C) / taking a dip / in the river. (D) /   No error.(E)


29. He always (A) / likes seeing them (B) / to play together (C) / and running about. (D) / No error.(E)


30. I learnt / from my father (A) / that honesty was (B) / the best policy. (C) / No error.(D)


31. You can't consider (A) / to buy a new car  (B) / before selling (C) / the old one. (D) / No error.(E)


32.  He noticed children (A) / to talk together (B) / and caught them (C) / climbing the trees.(D) / No error.(E)


33. We saw (A) / him to walk (B) / in the park (C) / on the way home. (D) / No error.(E)


34. We will pack not only (A) / the material property (B) / but will also deliver it (C) / to your valued customers. (D) / No error.(E)


35. If I would be a millionaire (A) / I would not be wasting my time (B) / waiting for a bus. (C) / No error.(D)


36. Indigenous medicines, Which have little side-effects, (A) / are cheaper and distinctly superior than (B) / modern allopathic drugs in certain respects (C) / No error.(D)


37. There is (A) / no denying (B) / that he enjoys (C) / to listen to the radio. (D) / No error.(E)


38. Until you begin to make a better use of your time (A) / I shall not stop (B) / finding fault in you.(C) / No error.(D)


39. Unless you do not take (A) / care of your (B) / health you will continue (C) / to suffer.(D) / No error. (E)


40. He seemed (A) / to me (B) / to be the embodiment of strength and courage (C) / far above all the men I saw.(D) / No error.(E)


41.The prisoners walked slowly (A) / for they knew (B) / that as soon as they cross (C) / the gate the jailor would ask them to jog.(D) / No error.(E)


42. He never recollected (A) / his grand father to say (B) / that his job (C) / was odd.(D) / No error.(E)


43. By adopting (A) / an agitational approach the Association of resident doctors have (B) / lost the good will be the government (C) / and the sympathy of the people. (D) / No error.(E)


44. Mr. A kept me (A) / to wait long (B) / before answering (C) / my question. (D) / No error (E)


45. You (A) / can not (B)/ forbid (C) / him coming.(D) / No error (E)


46. I can play the piano (A) / to you now (B) / but I am afraid of (C) / to annoy you. (D) / No error (E)


47. What we (A) / wanted were (B) / not large houses with (C) / modern conveniences but small cottages. (D) / No error (E).