Dear Aspirants, Here we are going to discuss about the Important Tips to Attend Error Spotting with Exercise Questions based on usage of NOUN. Candidates those who are preparing for upcoming IBPS RRB/PO/Clerk Exams 2017 and all other competitive exams can use this. Note: In upcoming days we will provide more tips to attend Error Spotting Questions, keep following.
Mother in law
Mothers in law
Father in law
Fathers in law
Brother in law
brothers in law
RULES FOR NOUNS:
- Some nouns are used only in the plural form.
Eg: Scissors, spectacles,…
- Some nouns are used only in the singular
Eg: civics, mathematics, news…
- Some nouns have the singular and plural alike
Eg: sheep, deer, swine, cod
- Abstract nouns and Material nouns are not used in the plural.
Eg: charity, kindness, copper,…
Note: when they are used in plural, the meaning changes and they become common nouns.
- Proper nouns are always written with capital letters at the beginning.
- Collective noun usually takes a singular verb and is substituted by singular by a singular pronoun.
Eg: The jury has given its decision.
- Collective noun takes plural a plural verb when the noun gives the meaning of representing the members individually.
Eg: The jury were divided in their decision.
- A material noun and abstract noun do not take articles.
Eg: Cotton is a cash crop.
- Collective nouns, even when they denote living beings, are considered of the neuter gender.
Eg: Debi had a herd of cows. He kept a herdsman to look after it.
- Young children, infants and the lower animals are referred as neuter gender.
Eg: The baby loves its toys.
- Objects without life are considered as of
- Masculine gender- if the object gives the sense of strength,and violence.
- Feminine gender – – if the object gives the sense of beauty, gentleness,and gracefulness.
Eg: Earth, moon, spring, nature….
- Pair, dozen , score, gross, hundred, thousand,etc,..(units of counting) when used after numbers remain their singular form.
Eg: My friend has two dozen apples.
- Abstract noun and material noun are not used in plural form.
Eg: Care of the old is necessary.
- Use correct form for abstract noun.
Eg: young-youth, honest-honesty.
- Check spelling error if any.
- Collective noun follows must take singular verb. (Phrase with noun must be in plural)
Eg: A bunch of bananas has become expensive.
- Proper doesn’t take articles before it but when it is taken in comparison , it does.
Dear Aspirants, Below we have given some exercise questions which may consist of errors (based on NOUN), check whether the statement has error or not if any given your answers in the below comment section.
- The parliament is divided on the bill.
- His brother committed thiefhood in his house.
- He wears glass to aid his short sighted eye.
- The same board is used chess as well as draught.
- Take care of the vixen because they are wily creatures.
- The Indians are a religious-minded people.
- Time passes in its chariot majestically.
- The practices of the lawyers vary from those of the doctors.
- The bright lamps gave much lights.
- Devi is Anand of our chess class.
- You will be promoted in the time of a year.
- The cup’s base was rounded.
- The Earth treats us as his children, not strangers.
- The fleet of ships move at a uniform speed.
- Queen Elizabeth is the monarchess of England.
- Aurangzeb’s religious bigotism caused severe harm to the Mughal empire.
- The tin is a precious metal.
- The mildwoman said that she would not supply milk on holidays.
- The team camped at Namkum. They followed a rigorous routine.
- Who will win if there is a contest between the dwafrves and the giants.