Error Detection MCQ-8

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QuestionNo:1

Alaripu is an invocatory item (1)/ where the dancer (2)/ offers salute (3)/ to the lord. (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 ‘offers salutation’ in the place of ‘offers salute’. ‘Salute’ is a Verb while ‘salutation’ is a Noun.

QuestionNo:2

He served the country (1)/ with heart and soul (2)/ but he got (3)/ only a few rewards. (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 ‘heart and soul’ in the place of ‘with heart and soul’. ‘Heart and soul’ is an idiom which means ‘wholly or devotedly’. Therefore, no Preposition will be used before it. The sentence would be: He served the country heart and soul but he got only a few rewards.

QuestionNo:3

With rise in population (1)/ man needed more space (2)/ for growing crops (3)/ and for building houses. (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:4

Which (1)/ do you prefer (2)/ more meat (3)/ or fish9 (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): The word ‘more’ should not be used. ‘Prefer’ is itself a comparative Degree.

QuestionNo:5

The principle that (1) / a pen is mightier (2) / then a sword (3) / was known to early Greeks (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): The group of words ‘then a sword’ be replaced by ‘than a sword’. In comparative degree we use ‘than’, not ‘then’.

QuestionNo:6

Martha missed her dog (1) / who died of a (2) / skin infection at a (3) / very young age. (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): Use ‘Martha is missing….’ Or ‘Martha misses….’.

QuestionNo:7

There was such (1) / a crowd that (2) / he would not (3} / find his brother. (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): The sense of the sentence shows the inability. Hence, it will be proper to use ‘he could not’ instead of ‘he would not’.

QuestionNo:8

Having managed the (1) / team of two (2) / years, he knew (3) / his players well. (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): It is proper to use preposition ‘for’ as it shows period of time.

QuestionNo:9

Because of heavy (1) / rains the trains (2) / are disable to (3) / run on time. (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 ‘are disabled to’ by ‘are unable to’. Look at the sentence: I tired to meet him hut was unable to

QuestionNo:10

The state government (1) / has send reports (2) to the centre (3) / on the situation. (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 Present Perfect Tense the structure of the sentence is:
Subject -Have/ has +V3
Hence, the stats government has sent repots …. Will be correct sentence.

QuestionNo:11

Whether a person (1) / tales to smoking (2) / depends a lot (3) / in his social network. (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 preposition ‘on’ in place of ‘in’. Look at the sentences: He is the sort of person you can depend on.
It would depend on the circumstances.

QuestionNo:12

Every home and office (1) / needs the latest equipment (2) for keep up (3) / with times (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): The correct infinitive will be ‘to keep up’.