English Grammar Quiz: Correct These Errors

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English Grammar Quiz: Correct These Errors - Quiz

This is another English Grammar quiz and you need to read the sentences and correct them. The type of error is given. You can copy and paste the original sentence in the answer box and add your corrections there.

Questions and Answers
  • 1. 

    The pollution is one of the most serious problems in the world. (Wrong use of article)

    You don't use 'the' when you talk about things in general. E.g.: Money doesn't buy happiness. (Money and happiness in general).

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  • 2. 

    These vehicles produces exhaust fumes. (Wrong verb form)

    'These vehicles' is plural, so the verb should be in the plural, too.

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  • 3. 

    The government must provide a solution before is too late. (A word has been omitted)

    The subject pronoun 'it' must come before the verb.

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  • 4. 

    The second problem is the extremely destruction of rainforests.  (Wrong use of adverb/adjective)

    You use an adverb ('extremely', 'really', 'incredibly', etc) before a verb or another adjective. E.g.: An incredibly exciting story; a really dramatic film. He sang beautifully; I came up with an answer quickly.

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  • 5. 

    Wich (Wrong spelling)

  • 6. 

    Enviroment (Wrong spelling)

    The correct answer is "environment". The word is spelled with an "n" instead of an "m". The correct spelling refers to the surroundings or conditions in which a person, animal, or plant operates or exists. The incorrect spelling "enviroment" is a common misspelling of the word.

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  • 7. 

    Lost (Wrong spelling for noun)

    'lost' is the past simpke and past participle of 'lose'. The noun is 'loss'.

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  • 8. 

    I found really interesting the classes. (Wrong word order)

    The correct answer is "I found the classes really interesting." The original sentence has incorrect word order, with "really interesting" placed before "the classes." In English, it is more common to place adjectives after the noun they modify. Therefore, the correct sentence should be "I found the classes really interesting."

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  • 9. 

    I'm boring because there's nothing exciting to do. (Wrong spelling)

  • 10. 

    I told to my friends to go to the cinema. (Unnecessary preposition)

    The given sentence "I told to my friends to go to the cinema" contains an unnecessary preposition "to" before the object "my friends". The correct sentence should be "I told my friends to go to the cinema" which omits the unnecessary preposition. The answer given is also correct as it provides the corrected sentence without the unnecessary preposition.

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  • 11. 

    This restaurant is near to the riverside. (Wrong preposition)

  • 12. 

    She has visited her friends last week. (Wrong verb tense)

    You use the past simple with expressions such as 'last week', 'yesterday', 'three days ago', 'in December', etc.

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  • 13. 

    He studied English since he was 10. (Wrong verb tense)

    You use the present perfect simple or continuous with 'since, for, already, yet, how long', and when the action is still being done and/or has a consequence in the present.

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  • 14. 

    He was so much interested in the book that he didn't hear the noise.  (Grammar error)

    You use 'so much' to refer to quantity, and you use it after uncountable nouns. E.g.: I don't have so much money. I like him so much!

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  • 15. 

    Thanks for invite me to the cinema. (Wrong verb form)

    Use an -ing form after prepositions. E.g.: I'm interested in watching the film. She's worried about failing the exam.

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