Error Detection MCQ-25

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

QuestionNo:1

Mr. Gupta insisted (1)/ that he was (2)/ fully prepare (3) / to present the proposal. (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): Passive Voice takes Past Participle form of the verb. Hence, ‘fully prepare’ should be replaced by ‘fully prepared’.

QuestionNo:2

Arjun was (1) / not selected (2) / for the post (3) / In spite his hard work. (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 spite’ should be replaced by ‘in spite of. We can use ‘despite’ too.
Look at these sentences:
In spite of his age he still leads an active life.
They went swimming in spite of all the danger signs.
Despite applying for hundreds of jobs, he is still out of work.

QuestionNo:3

The decision to open (1)/ offices in Shimla (2) / were taken at (3)/ the last Board 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 (3): Hence, the subject of the sentence is ‘decision’ which is in Singular Number. Hence, Singular Verb should be used. Hence, replaced ‘were’ by ‘was.

QuestionNo:4

There has been (1 )/a fall from (2) / the profits of (3) / our company recently. (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): Replace ‘a fall from’ by ‘a fall in’.

QuestionNo:5

Hostility between the (1)/ two groups have (2)/increased in the (3)/past few months. (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 ‘Hostility’ is singular. Hence, Hostility between the two groups has … will be a correct sentence.

QuestionNo:6

Her class is very special (1)/because it has children (2)/with many different (Stabilities and skills. (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 group of words ‘with many different’ by ‘with different/ of different’.

QuestionNo:7

Many people’s were (1)/brought to safety (2)/by the army helicopters (3)/from the flood hit area. (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 word ‘people’ is a plural Noun. Hence, ‘Many people were’ will be a correct usage.

QuestionNo:8

It is difficult to (1)/ understand the problems (2)/that the physically challenged people (3)/encounters in their daily life. (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 subject of the clause ‘the physically challenged people’ is plural. Hence, ‘encounter in their daily life’ should be used because plural subject agrees with plural verb.

QuestionNo:9

I had gone only a little way (1)/down the street (2)/when I realised that (3)/I had not lock the door. (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 structure of Past Perfect Tense is: Subject + had + V.i (Past Participle). Hence, ‘I had not locked the door’ should be used.

QuestionNo:10

Mammoths were a (1)/species of elephants (2)/who lived millions of yeats ago (3)/but are now extinct. (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 group of words ‘who lived millions of years ago’ by ‘which lived millions of years ago’.

QuestionNo:11

The sink is (1)/so dirty that (2)/one needs a very strong (3)/abrasive to cleaning it. (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): Replace group of words ‘abrasive to cleaning it’ by ‘abrasive to clean it’ (Purpose).

QuestionNo:12

The talks ended (1)/abruptly when one of (2)/the delegate walked (3)/out in protest. (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): ‘One of is followed by ‘Plural Noun/Pronoun’. Hence, ‘the delegate walked’ should replaced by ‘the delegates walked’.