Spotting Errors- English Quiz

 Directions (Q. 1-10): Read each sentence to find out whether there is any grammatical error or idiomatic error in it. The error, if any, will be in one part of the sentence. The number of that part is the answer. If there is no error, the answer is (5). (Ignore errors of punctuation, if any.) 

1. Sugar-sweetened drinks does not 1)/ pose any particular health risk, and /2) are not a unique risk factor /3) for obesity or heart disease. 4)/ No error 5)

2. Airline managements should note 1)/ that the ultimate passenger-un friend iiness 2)/ is to have their planes crash 3)/ due to the adopted of unsafe procedures. 4)/No error 5)


 3. Celebrating its ten long years 1)/ in the industry, a private entertainment channel 2) /announce a series of 3)/ programmes at a press conference. 4)/No error 5)

4. The award ceremony ended 1)/ on a note of good cheer 2) / with audiences responding warmly 3) / to its line-up of films. 4)/ No error 5)

5. The actress was ordered for 1)/ wear an alcohol- monitoring bracelet and 2)/ submit to random weekly drug testing after 3)/ she failed to appear for a court date last week. 4) / No error 5)

 6. Coaches have the advantage of 1)/ draw on their, personal experiences 2) / and providing their players 3)/ with unique inputs. 4)/No error 5)

 7. The actor loves to think, 1) / never enjoys stick to one kind of role 2)/ and finds it difficult to 3)/ fulfil everyone's expectations. 4) /No error 5)

8. A major computer security firm urged 1)/ the social networking site to set up 2)/ an early-warning system after hundreds of users were (3)/ hit by a new wave of virus attacks. 4)/No error 5)

 9. The finding may help doctors I)! give more personalised care to patients 2)/ and modify the amount of powerful drugs 3)/ administered over their patients. 4)/ No error 5)

 10. The actress made a rare appearance 1)/ at the party and was 2)/ overheard talking in 3)/ her next big project. 4)/ No error /5).

Answers (Q.1 to 10)

 1 (1) Use 'do not' in place of 'does not' as the subject of the sentence is plural

2 (4) Use 'adoption' in place of 'adopted' as a noun is required.

3 (3) 'announced' in place of 'announce'

4 (5) No Error

5 (1) 'to' in place of 'for'

6 (2) 'drawing' in place of 'draw'

7 (2) 'to' before 'stick' is required.

8 (3) 'had been' in place of 'were'

9 (4) 'to' in place of 'over'

10 (3) 'about' in place of 'in'

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