Directions (Q. 1- 5) Read each sentence to find out whether there is any grammatical error of idiomatic error in it. The error, 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. In cities people don’t (1) / always have the time to (2) / catch up with old friends or (3) / spend times with their family. (4) / No error (5)

In cities people don’t

always have the time to

catch up with old friends or

spend times with their family.

No error


2. The band have been (1) / performing at many cause oriented concerts (2) / to encourage people to come forward and (3) / lend their support to the noble cause. (4) No error (5)

The band have been

performing at many cause oriented concerts

to encourage people to come forward and

lend their support to the noble cause.

No error


3. As market leaders, (1) / we have always been at (2) / the forefront of creating awareness (3) / between the public. (4) No error (5)

As market leaders,

we have always been at

the forefront of creating awareness

between the public.

No error


4. If the IPL has succeeded in drawing (1) / an audience across the country, it is because (2) / cricket has always had a strong foundation (3) / and a dedicated audience. (4) No error (5)

If the IPL has succeeded in drawing

an audience across the country, it is because

cricket has always had a strong foundation

and a dedicated audience.

No error


5. In view of the intense cold wave conditions (1) prevailing in the state, the government declared (2) / holidays in all the schools (3) / for a period of ten days. (4) No error (5)

In view of the intense cold wave conditions

prevailing in the state, the government declared

holidays in all the schools

for a period of ten days.

No error


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