Error Detection MCQ-17

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

QuestionNo:1

Many families in the district (1) / have sold partly of their land (2), in order to pay (3) / for their children’s education. (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): Use of Adverb ‘partly’ is wrong. Hence, ‘have sold part of their land’ …. Will be correct usage.

QuestionNo:2

Rajiv is the best person (1)/ to advise you since (2)/ he faced plenty of difficulty (3)/ while setting up his business. (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): ‘Plenty of is followed by Plural Noun. Hence, replace group of words ‘he faced plenty of difficulty’ by ‘he faced plenty of difficulties’.

QuestionNo:3

The University that (1)/ I taught was (2)/ located on the (3)/ outskirts of the city. (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): To provide clarity to the meaning of the sentence, it is proper to use ‘the University where’ in place of ‘the University that’.

QuestionNo:4

Most of my (1)/ co-workers have been (2)/ transferred to various (3)/ neighbour districts. (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 qualify a Noun, an Adjective is used. Hence, use ‘neighbourly districts’ in place of ‘neighbour districts’.

QuestionNo:5

Though my father spent (1) / a lot of money on (2)/ our education he refused to (3)/ give us no pocket money. (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 word ‘refuse’ gives a negative sense. Hence, replace ‘give us no pocket money’ by ‘give us any pocket money’.

QuestionNo:6

Often ideas and concepts (1) / are passed on from (2)/ one generation to -the next (3) / without being questioned. (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:7

Funds that are collected (1) / in the morning has (2)/to be disbursed as (3)/ new loans by afternoon. (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 subject of the sentence, ‘funds’ is in Plural Number. Hence, replace ‘in the morning has’ by ‘in the morning have’.

QuestionNo:8

Your promotion depends (1)/ on the number of (2)/ projects your handling (3) / during the year. (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): Use ‘projects you handle’ in place of ‘projects your handling’.

QuestionNo:9

Our team has spent (1)/ the night entirely (2)/ awake trying to decide (3)/ what strategy to adopt. (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): Replace ‘awake (V1) trying to decide’ by ‘awaken (V3) trying to decide’.

QuestionNo:10

I have finally managed (1)/ to convince my parents (2)/ to allow myself (3)/ to study abroad. (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:11

When he took a loan (1)/ for the first time (2)/he was so nervous that (3)/ he repay it early. (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 sense of the sentence shows past. Hence, use ‘he repaid it early’ in place of ‘he repay it early’.

QuestionNo:12

People who intend (1)/ to visit the tourist spots'(2) / are always thrilling (3)/ to see the scenario here. (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): Here, V4 i.e. thrilling should be replaced by thrilled (Adjective).