English - Finding Error

Directions (Q.1–5): Read each sentence to find out whether there is any grammatical error in it. The error if any will be in one part of the sentence, the number of that part will be the answer. If there is no error, the answer is 5) ie ‘No error’. (Ignore the errors of punctuation, if any.)

1. Let’s wait and see 1)/how the land 2) / laid before 3) / we do anything. 4)/ No error 5)
2. In ancient Greece 1)/ a messenger ran from Marathon 2)/ to Athens with the news of 3)/a victory of the persians. 4)/No error 5)

3. Grammar information enables 1)/ students to map a 2)/ structure of a foreign 3)/ language onto their own. 4)/ No error 5)
4. Their wedding 1)/ turned out to be 2)/ quite 3)/ an occasion. 4)/ No error 5)
5. I may be stated 1)/ the obvious but 2)/ without moremoney the 3)/ project cannot survive. 4)/ No error 5)

Answer:
1. -3; Replace 'laid' with 'lies'. Because, sentence shows Present Simple Tense.
2. -4; Replace 'of' with 'over'.
3. -2; Replace 'a' with 'the'
4. -5; No error
5. -1; Replace 'stated' with 'stating'.

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