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Common Error based on Prepositions 1

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Common Error based on Preposition  Set 1 by Ajay Sir

  1. We are yet starting (1) / offering this facility to (2) / our customers as we are (3) / awaiting approval from the Board. (4) / No error (5).

  2.  The Chairmen of all large (1)/ public sector banks met with (2) / senior RBI officials to give its (3) / suggestions about implementing the new policy. (4) / No error (5).

  3. They have not fully considered (1) / the impact that relaxing (2) / these guidelines is likely (3)/ to have with the economy (4) / No error (5)

  4. Had this notification (1) / been amended earlier, (2) / we could have stopped (3) / the transfer of funds. (4) / No error (5)

  5.  There are many insurance (1) / disputes nowadays because of (2) / most people do not fully (3) / understand the terms and conditions of their policies (4) / No error (5)

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

  7. Meera was (a) / blind with (b) / one eye. (c) / No error (d)

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

  15. 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)

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

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

  18. 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)

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

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

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

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

  23. 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)

  24.  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)

  25. 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)

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

  27.  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).

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

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

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

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

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

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

    Answers & Explanations:

    1. The error is in (1). Replace we are yet starting by we are yet to start.
    2. Error is in (3). Replace its by their.
    3. Error is in (4). Replace to have with the economy by to have on the economy.
    4. No error
    5. Error is in (2). Replace disputes now a days because of by disputes now a days because. It is superfluous to use preposition of as subordinate clause follows. 
    6. Correct Option :b. Remove ‘on’. The verb ‘attack’ does not take a preposition
    7. Correct Option :b. Replace ‘with’ by ‘in’
    8. Correct Option :c. Replace ‘between’ by ‘among’. ‘Between’ is used for two persons and ‘among’ for more than two persons.
    9. Correct Option : b. Replace ‘to’ by ‘upon’
    10. Correct Option : c. The correct usage is ‘died in an accident’ and ‘died of malaria’
    11. Correct Option : b. Replace ‘at’ by ‘by’
    12. Correct Option : a. Replace ‘on’ by ‘up’
    13. Correct Option : c. Replace ‘on’ by ‘upon’. The verb ‘encroach’ takes ‘upon’ after it
    14. Correct Option : b. Replace ‘for’ by ‘of’
    15. Correct Option : c. Add ‘in’ after ‘live’
    16. Correct Option :b. Replace ‘in’ by ‘to’
    17. Correct Option :b. Replace ‘with’ by ‘to’. The verb ‘marry’ takes preposition ‘to’
    18. Correct Option: e.No error. ’
    19. Correct Option a. Replace ‘of’ by ‘for’
    20. Correct Option :b. Replace ‘for’ by ‘to’. The verb ‘refer’ takes preposition ‘to’
    21. Correct Option c. The correct usage is ‘different from ………’
    22. Correct Option :b. Add ‘to’ after ‘superior’. Adjectives ending in – ior take ‘to’ after them.
    23. Correct Option : a. Replace ‘for’ by ‘to’
    24. Correct Option : b. Replace ‘with’ by ‘to’
    25. Correct Option : a. Remove ‘into’.
    26. Correct Option: d. Replace ‘to’ my ‘into’’
    27. Correct Option :b. Replace ‘from’ by ‘of’
    28. Correct Option : c. Remove ‘for’
    29. Correct Option : b.Replace ‘on’ by ‘at’.
    30. Correct Option :c. The correct form is ‘angry with….’
    31. Correct Option : b. Replace ‘about’ by ‘of’
    32. Correct Option: d.Replace ‘for’ by ‘from’
    33. Correct Option :b. The correct form is ‘he insisted on asking’