Explanation: Replace `are` with `is`. The country names, the title of the books, themes that resemble the plural, but which are in fact a singular number, are always followed by a singular verb. The correct sentence should be this: the United States of America is the richest country in the world. Mathematics is a difficult subject. The Malgudi Days are an interesting book. 1. Me and my friend (a) / we have fun (b) / at the annual general meeting of the college. (c)/ No errorSolution: the error is part (b) of the sentence. If two names or pronouns are bound by “as well as, with, in addition, next to, etc.,” the verb is maintained after the first name. So in the given sentence, the first pronoun is “me,” so the verb should be “am” and not “. 3) Shivangi never (2)/ his brother, army (3)/no error 18) If you scored the 99.99 percentile (1)/in the review, you`d better (2) / the current record (3)/, which was reset in 2009. (4) / no error Here we provide spotting error rules.
This material consists of all common errors, while we use articles, topics, verbs, pronoun, prepositions, etc. Recognition of errors is the most important topic in each bank audit. On this particular topic, we can expect up to 5-10 questions. You can read the article or, alternatively, you can download these rules as a PDF. 6. Neither Ravi nor his parents (a) / were willing to accept (b) / their mistake. (c)/ No errorSolution: the error is part (b) of the sentence. If two names by “not only ….
but are also, “neither…. again,” “either…. or, the verb corresponds to its adjoining name. In the given sentence, the subject next to the verb is “their parents,” which is plural, so the verb should also be kept as plural. The aim was to replace “what” with “were.” 13. Two-thirds of the state (a) /Land was acquired by the rural mafia of our city (b)/. (c)/ No errorSolution: the sentence is correct. Please note that if “half of, one third, three fourth etc.” is followed by an innumerable name, then the verb is maintained as singular. However, if the name is countable, the verb is kept as plural. See the example below Example: Scroll down the detailed solution page 💯Click here for verb study notes (it contains compilation of important rules with examples of VERB) 1) None, but they (1)/ are responsible (2)/ for this act (3)/ no error 8) More students (1)/ one were absent (2)/ yesterday (3)/ no error 17.
He behaves as if he were the owner (b) / of the company. (c)/ No errorSolution: the error is part (b) of the sentence. If “yes, if, if, if only etc.” is followed by “being,” one should use the auxiliary verb “were” regardless of whether the subject is of any number. See the example below: If you are preparing for banking, insurance and other competitive recruitment or entry exams, you will probably find a section on English. Error Spotting Quiz 2 for Banking for Banking – Insurance Exams helps you learn concepts on important topics in English – Subject verb agreement. This 2 error spotting is important for tests such as IBPS PO, IBPS Clerk, IBPS RRB Officer, etc. Read the following tips for fixing the problem – bug detection based on the verb and solving the next quiz. The director (1) and the sector manager (2) / are on leave (3) / today.
(4)/ No error (5) 14. More than one student (a) / has been selected by the Higher Education Authority for the annual scholarship (b)/. (c)/ No errorSolution: the error is part (a) of the sentence. “More than one” is always followed by an individual object and a noingulier bite.