SSCCGL English Language And Comprehension

Question 106

In the following questions, some parts of the sentences have errors and some are correct. Find out which part of a sentence has an error. The number of that part is the answer. If a sentence is free from error, your answer is No error.
Until you are in the habit of putting off things you cannot ensure yourself of a good future.

  • No error

  • the habit of putting off things

  • you cannot ensure yourself of a good future.

  • Until you are in

Solution

B.

the habit of putting off things

Here, putting the things off should be used.

Question 107

In the following questions, some parts of the sentences have errors and some are correct. Find out which part of a sentence has an error. The number of that part is the answer. If a sentence is free from error, your answer is No error.
Let us vie to one another in doing good.

  • to one another

  • Let us vie

  • in doing good

  • No error

Solution

A.

to one another

It is a preposition related error. Here 'vie with one another' should be used.

Question 108

In the following questions, some parts of the sentences have errors and some are correct. Find out which part of a sentence has an error. The number of that part is the answer. If a sentence is free from error, your answer is No error.
The article suggests that when a person is under unusual stress you should be especially careful to eat a well-balanced diet.

  • The article suggests that when a person is under unusual stress

  • you should be especially careful

  • to eat a well-balanced diet

  • No error

Solution

B.

you should be especially careful

Here, He/she should be especially careful should be used. Use of second person 'you' is not correct.

Question 109

In the following questions, some parts of the sentences have errors and some are correct. Find out which part of a sentence has an error. The number of that part is the answer. If a sentence is free from error, your answer is No error.
The results of the survey were fairly disappointing.


  • of the survey were

  • The results

  • fairly disappointing

  • No error

Solution

C.

fairly disappointing

Here, very disappointing should be used in place of fairly disappointing as fairly means honestly; in a fair and reasonable way.

Question 110

In the following questions, some parts of the sentences have errors and some are correct. Find out which part of a sentence has an error. The number of that part is the answer. If a sentence is free from error, your answer is No error.
Some members of the committee were opposed to use the club members' money to redecorate the meeting hall.

  • the club members' money to redecorate the meeting hall

  • No error

  • Some members of the committee

  • were opposed to use

Solution

D.

were opposed to use

Here Gerund were opposed to using should be used.