SSCCGL English Language And Comprehension

Question 41

In the following question, some parts of the sentence have errors and some are correct. Find out which part of the sentence is free from error. If a sentence is free from error, mark (d) as your answer.
With our great annoyance (a)/ we found the ground (b) / filled with broken glasses. (c) / No error (d)

  • With our great annoyance

  • we found the ground

  • filled with broken glasses

  • No error

Solution

A.

With our great annoyance

Use 'to' in place of 'with'. in the first part of the sentence.

Question 42

In the following question, some parts of the sentence have errors and some are correct. Find out which part of the sentence is free from error. If a sentence is free from error, mark (d) as your answer.
The new device (a) / aims at eliminating (b) / the risk of short-circuiting (c) / No error (d)

  • The new device

  • aims at eliminating

  • the risk of short-circuiting

  • No error

Solution

C.

the risk of short-circuiting

Use 'short-circuit' in place of short-circuiting.

Question 43

In the following question, some parts of the sentence have errors and some are correct. Find out which part of the sentence is free from error. If a sentence is free from error, mark (d) as your answer.
I wish to heartily (a) / congratulate you for (b) / your astounding success. (c) / No error (d)

  • I wish to heartily

  • congratulate you for

  • your astounding success

Solution

B.

congratulate you for

Replace 'for' with 'on' in second part of the sentence. i.e. congratulate you on your astounding success is the right one.

Question 44

In the following question, some parts of the sentence have errors and some are correct. Find out which part of the sentence is free from error. If a sentence is free from error, mark (d) as your answer.
The visitor took the vacant seat (a) / next from mine (b) / one of the many huge sofas in the room. (c) / No error (d)

  • The visitor took the vacant seat

  • next from mine

  • one of the many huge sofas in the room

  • No error

Solution

B.

next from mine

In the second part of the sentence 'next to mine' should be used.

Question 45

In the following question, some parts of the sentence have errors and some are correct. Find out which part of the sentence is free from error. If a sentence is free from error, mark (d) as your answer.
He was (a)/ a learnt man among lords, (b) / and a lord among men. (c) / No error (d)

  • He was

  • a learnt man among lords

  • and a lord among learned men

  • No error

Solution

B.

a learnt man among lords

In the second part of the sentence, 'learnt' should be replaced with 'learned'. i.e. a learned man among lords is the correct sentence.