Common Errors

Common Error Exercises for SSC CGL, CHSL & All SSC Exams

Some parts of the sentence may contain errors and some are correct. Identify the “incorrect option.” If the sentence doesn’t need correction, mark “no error” option.

1. I will leave for Mumbai tomorrow.

Hint- To express fixed programs or events, we use the simple present tense. Use “I leave”
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I will leave

2. You are leaving for the UK tomorrow, don’t you?

Sentence is starting with “you are” so, the question tag will be “aren’t you”
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don’t you?

3. I have been talking all time.

Hint- the correct answer is “all the time”, it is a phrase it means constantly.
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all time

4. India is a hot country and South America is a hot country.

Make the sentence crisp. The correct answer is “and so is South America.”
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Correct! Wrong!

and South America is a hot country

5. This is a good news for us.

News is always plural. Don’t use “a” with news
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a good news

6. He has high fever.

It is always “a high fever”.
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high fever

7. He comes here by a car.

It is always “by car, by bus, by train etc.”
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Here by a car

8. Give me a paper to write something.

Use “a piece of paper” over “a paper”
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a paper

9. It is a very good weather today.

The word “weather” is uncountable. Don’t use ”a” with it.
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a very good

10. I had a comfortable Journey.

The word “travel” is uncountable, but “journey” is countable.
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No error

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