Common Errors

Noun Based Error Detection Free Practice Set

Mark the correct options! It is a noun-based error detection free practice set to refine your skills in the language.

1. I have a lady-servant for home-related daily chores.

The word “woman” denotes to sex instead of “lady”.
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woman-servant

2. Sophia is a manager of an insurance company.

The word “manager” implies for males, while the word “manageress” for females.
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is a manageress

3. Mary Shelley was a great author of her time. She wrote “Frankenstein”, a gothic novel.

The word “author” is a masculine noun, while the word “authoress” is a feminine noun.
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a great authoress

4. Mr. Smith is the chair person of a company in NYC.

The word “chair person” is used for female, while the word “chairman” is for male.
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is the chairman

5. Elizabeth is the schoolmaster of St. Joseph Higher Secondary School.

The word “schoolmaster” implies for male, while “schoolmistress” is for female.
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is the schoolmistress

6. The hotel is looking to hire women for the vacancy of waiters.

The word “waiter” is a masculine noun, whereas the word “waitress” is feminine.
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vacancy of waitress

7. Some folks is never satisfied with your service.

The word “folk” is a plural noun. You don’t need to add “s” with it to make it plural.
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Some folk are

8. Someone has stolen my belongings.

The word “belongings” will remain unchanged. You cannot remove “s” to make it singular.
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stolen my belongings

9. We are going to the picture on Sunday.

It is always “the pictures” because of plural noun for which we use plural verbs
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to the pictures

10. Do you have saving for the future?

It is always “savings” because of plural noun with which we use plural verbs
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have savings

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