Error Detection MCQ-13

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

QuestionNo:1

My parents came (1)/ to town with (2)/ the intention in visiting (3)/ the University. (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): Here, infinitive i.e. the intention to visit should be used.

QuestionNo:2

Suman took a hundred coins (1)/ from the man and (2)/ gave him a few medicine (3)/ to make him feel better. (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, gave him a few medicines (plural) should be used.

QuestionNo:3

The children were (1)/ even more angrier (2)/ with the shopkeeper (3)/ for having tricked them the second time. 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): Here., there is an error of doubt comparatives. Hence, even more angry or even angrier ….. should be used.

QuestionNo:4

Since it was evening by the time (1)/ the farmer reached the next village (2)/ he took shelter in the house (3)/ of a old couple. (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): Here, of an old couple should be used.

QuestionNo:5

I noticed (1)/several reporters (2)/hovering around (3)/outside of the courtroom. (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, outside the courtroom should be used.
Look at the sentences:
You can park your car outside our house. There was nothing they could do; outside of hoping things would get better.

QuestionNo:6

My colleague had (1)/a hard time juggling (2)/the needs of her family (3)/with the demands of her job. (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, and the demands of her job should be used. The word juggle (Verb) means: to try to deal with two or more important jobs are activities at the same time.
Look at the sentences:
Working mothers are used to juggling their jobs, their children’s needs and their housework.

QuestionNo:7

Despite all (1)/the media hype, (2)/l found the film as (3)/very disappointing. (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, I found the film should be used. It is not proper to use ‘as’ here.
Look at the sentence:
We found the beds very comfortable.
Her blood was found to contain poison.

QuestionNo:8

Given that (1)/there was so less time, (2)/l think the students have (3)/done a good job. (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:9

The winner of (1)/the journalist of the year award was (2)/not other than (3)/the editor’s daughter. (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, none other that should be used.
Look at the sentence:
Her first customer was none other that Mrs. Tendulkar.

QuestionNo:10

The revised government’s (1)/ guidelines have reduced (2)/the number of mergers (3)/ taking place among banks. (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 groups of words The revised government’s guidelines’ should be replaced by the ‘The government’s revised guidelines’. The sentence has error of position. Clearly the governments issue revised guidelines.

QuestionNo:11

I do not know (1)/ which of the (2)/ new trainees is (3)/ be confirmed. (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 demands use of Future Tense. Hence, use ‘new trainees will’ in place of ‘new trainees is’

QuestionNo:12

To promote India as (1)/ a tourist destination (2)/ the government has organised (3)/many cultural programmes. (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): To show or regular or habitual actions, we use Simple Present. Hence, replace ‘the government has organized ‘by’ the government organises’