Error Detection MCQ-12

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

QuestionNo:1

He said nothing (1)/ in response but (2)/ he clearly understood what (3)/ was being happened. (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): Use of Passive Voice is wrong. Hence, use ‘was happening’.

QuestionNo:2

The tax treaty between India and Switzerland have (1)/ been amended and we (2)/shall be able to obtain information (3)/ about any Swiss bank account by next month. (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): The structure of some sentences is: Noun + Preposition + Noun. In such sentences, verb agrees with the number/person of the first subject (Noun). Here, the tax treaty is singular. Hence, replace have by has.

QuestionNo:3

An investor must (1)/be take into account (2)/many factors before (3)/making any financial decision. (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 sentence should be in Active Voice. Hence, replace be take into account by take into account.

QuestionNo:4

The committee will discuss (1)/ the draft in detail (2),/ and will make suggestions for the (3)/proper implementing the scheme (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): Here, replace proper implementing .(Gerund) the scheme by proper implementation (Noun) of the scheme.

QuestionNo:5

A current account is a deposit account (1)/ which is offered by banks mainly (2)/ to firms and companies who (3)/ need banking facilities very frequently. (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): For non-living things ‘what/that’ should be used. Hence, to firms and companies which should be used.

QuestionNo:6

Handicraft exports have an increase (1)/ in the past year (2)/ because of the innovative steps (3)/ taken by the government. (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): The sentence shows event of the past. Hence, Handicraft exports increased/ Handicraft exports had an increase should be used.

QuestionNo:7

In his speech (1)/the Finance Minister stated (2)/ that the new tax law will be (3)/ applicable from April (1), (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): In Indirect speech, if the reporting verb in Past Tense. T he verb of the reported speech will also be in Past Tense. Hence, that the new tax law would be should be used.

QuestionNo:8

Under the scheme banks (1)/ provide loans to small and medium (2)/ enterprise at two percent (3)/lower the market rate. (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): In Comparative Degree, that should be used. Hence, lower that the market rate will be the correct usage.

QuestionNo:9

SEBI has recently issued (1)/show cause notices to some (2)/insurance companies seeking its explanation for not (3)/ complying with certain norms. (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, Companies is Plural. Hence, its possessive will be ‘their’. Hence, insurance companies seeking their explanation(s). for not should be used.

QuestionNo:10

I would advise you (1)/to invest in our company (2)/stock although last year (3)/ our profits decline. (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): Here, Past Perfect should be used. Hence, Our profits had declined will be a correct usage.

QuestionNo:11

The next meeting can be (1)/ hold next week as (2)/ we had the first meeting (3)/ over a month ago (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): In Passive Voice, the structure is: Subject + to be verb + V3 (Past Participle). Hence, held (V3) next week will be a correct usage.

QuestionNo:12

During the reign of (1)/ the emperor of Vijayanagar, (2)/ there lived a (3)/ wise magistrate named Haripant. (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.