Error Detection MCQ-23

English Grammar Error detection Bank exam,rrb,SBI PO mains,ssc,IBPS

QuestionNo:1

We could not (1) /believe that one (2) / of us was (3) / responsible with the act. (4) / No error (5)

(A) Error in Part-1
(B) Error in Part-2
(C) Error in Part-3
(D) Error in Part-4
(E) No Error

Explanation:

Ans (4): ‘Responsible with the act’ should be replaced with ‘responsible for the act’.

QuestionNo:2

We are now (1) / reliably learnt that (2)/he was involved in the bank robbery. (4)/No error (5)

(A) Error in Part-1
(B) Error in Part-2
(C) Error in Part-3
(D) Error in Part-4
(E) No Error

Explanation:

Ans (5): No error

QuestionNo:3

Now a days the cost of living (1)/ is so high that (2)/ people find it difficult (3)/to make both ends meeting. (4)/No error (5)

(A) Error in Part-1
(B) Error in Part-2
(C) Error in Part-3
(D) Error in Part-4
(E) No Error

Explanation:

Ans (4): ‘To make both ends meet’ is the correct form of phrase.

QuestionNo:4

Karnavati is (1)/ one of the leading (2)/ business centres (3)/ in our state. (4)/ N error (5)

(A) Error in Part-1
(B) Error in Part-2
(C) Error in Part-3
(D) Error in Part-4
(E) No Error

Explanation:

Ans (5): No error.

QuestionNo:5

It was clear from the way (1)/they were behaving (2)/that they had been (3)/lost their senses .(4)/ No error (5)

(A) Error in Part-1
(B) Error in Part-2
(C) Error in Part-3
(D) Error in Part-4
(E) No Error

Explanation:

Ans (3): Past Perfect Tense will be used. The structure is: Subject + had + past participle

QuestionNo:6

That boy possess (1)/three beautiful pens (2)/but he would not (3)/show them to anyone. (4)/ No error (5)

(A) Error in Part-1
(B) Error in Part-2
(C) Error in Part-3
(D) Error in Part-4
(E) No Error

Explanation:

Ans (1): “That boy possesses’ is the correct usage, as the verb must agree with its subject in number and person.

QuestionNo:7

A small piece (1)/of bread is (2)/better than (3)/having nothing to eat. (4)/ No error (5)

(A) Error in Part-1
(B) Error in Part-2
(C) Error in Part-3
(D) Error in Part-4
(E) No Error

Explanation:

Ans (5): No error.

QuestionNo:8

Though I had been (1)/his friend for quite a long time (2)/I refused to help him (3)/because his ill nature. (4)/ No error (5)

(A) Error in Part-1
(B) Error in Part-2
(C) Error in Part-3
(D) Error in Part-4
(E) No Error

Explanation:

Ans (4): ‘Because of is the correct idiomatic form.

QuestionNo:9

When he had been (1)/walked along the road (2)/a wild and ferocious dog (3)/hit him hard and knocked him down. (4)/ No error (5)

(A) Error in Part-1
(B) Error in Part-2
(C) Error in Part-3
(D) Error in Part-4
(E) No Error

Explanation:

Ans (2): The structure of Past Perfect Continuous is: Subject + had been + verb + ing

QuestionNo:10

I am grateful to you (1)/and all your friends (2)/for showing sympathy (3)/and kindness with me (4)/ No error (5)

(A) Error in Part-1
(B) Error in Part-2
(C) Error in Part-3
(D) Error in Part-4
(E) No Error

Explanation:

Ans (4): The preposition ‘with’ should be replaced by ‘to’.

QuestionNo:11

The leader was so shrewd (1)/that he could not deceive (2)/by the words of (3)/the sycophant courtiers. (4)/ No error (5)

(A) Error in Part-1
(B) Error in Part-2
(C) Error in Part-3
(D) Error in Part-4
(E) No Error

Explanation:

Ans (2): Passive voice will be used. i.e. ‘That he could not be deceived’, is the correct form.

QuestionNo:12

He is the man (1)/who I know (2)/has helped my son (3)/in the final examination. (4)/No error (5)

(A) Error in Part-1
(B) Error in Part-2
(C) Error in Part-3
(D) Error in Part-4
(E) No Error

Explanation:

Ans (3): Simple Past is used for an action happened in the past and showing past time.