Spot the Errors - English (MCQ) for Bank, MBA, CAT, MAT, GMAT, SSC for Q. 26514

Q.  When carefully examined, (1)  / it was found (2)  / that there (3)  / were some missing pieces.(4)  / No Error (5)
- Published on 24 Jan 17

a. 1
b. 2
c. 3
d. 4
e. 5

'Carefully' will come after 'examined'. Carefully is an adverb of manner and should be used after the verb.

The correct sentence should be: When examined carefully, it was found that there were some missing pieces.

Same applies for,
Carefully, Critically, Beautifully, Lovingly, Peacefully

e.g. He sleeps peacefully.

He examined it critically.

Kinds of Adverbs

Adverbs are sub-divided into different classes. There are different kinds of adverbs expressing different meaning.

Following are the kinds of adverbs commonly used:

Adverb of -
TimePlaceNumberManner or QualityQuantity or Degree

Now, Then, Before, Since, Ago, Already, Soon, Presently, Instantly, Early Immediately, Late, Afterwards, Yesterday, Today, Tomorrow etc

Here, There, Hence, Thence, Hither, Thither,
In, Out, Within, Without, Above, Below, Inside, Under, Outside, Far, Near etc

Once, Twice, Thrice, Again, Seldom, Never, Sometimes, Always, Often, Firstly, Secondly, Thirdly etc

Thus, So, Well,
Ill, Amiss, Badly, Probably, Certainly, Conveniently etc

Very, Much, Too, Quite, Almost, Little, A Little, Rather, Somewhat, Half, Partly, Wholly, So etc

When, How

Whither, Where

How Often, How Many

How Are You? How Did....

How Far...
1. She has already come.

2. They will soon arrive.

3. How long will you remain here?
1. She went there

2. His shop is near the market.

3. Where did you park the car?
1. She often goes to the gym.

2. Manish never told a lie.

3. How often do you go to gym?
1. He spoke loudly.

2. How did you solve the problem?
1. She is a very beautiful girl.

2. We were somewhat tired after long walk.

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