Error Detection MCQ-4

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

QuestionNo:1

The company has appointed (1)/ consultants to help them (2)/ increase its revenue (3)/ and improve its financial position. (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, in the group of words ‘consultants to help them’, the word ‘them’ has been wrongly used for the company. It is correct to use Objective Case ‘it’ (Pronoun) instead.

QuestionNo:2

The cost of the new (1)/ machines is likely to (2)/ be so high as ten. (3)/times the existing ones (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): As ……. as….is used when comparing two people or things. Therefore, ‘be so high as ten’ should be replaced by-‘be as high as ten’

QuestionNo:3

The NGO provides (1)/ free daily meal to them (2) who live below, the (3)/ poverty line in rural areas. (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

He reports (1)/ suggest that (2)/ the project is (3)/ behind schedule. (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 possessive pronoun of he’ is ‘his’,
Hence, replace ‘He reports’ by ‘His reports’.

QuestionNo:5

He is great leader (1)/ who inspired people (2)/ to achieve freedom (3)/ through non- violent means. (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 express past time. Hence use ‘He was great leader………..’

QuestionNo:6

An estimate forty (1)/ lakh workers will (2)/ benefit from the (3)/ amendment to the Act. (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): An estimated forty….. will be a correct sentence. It is better to use Adjective form of the word ‘estimate’.

QuestionNo:7

What satisfies a teacher (1)/ the most is the (2)/ excitement of students when (3)/ they learnt something new. (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): When we express a truth or habit, it is correct to use Simple Present. Hence, ‘they learn something new’ will be correct usage.

QuestionNo:8

She is the first woman (1)/ to be appointed as president (2)/ since the company (3)/ was established from (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 ‘was established from 1950’ by ‘was established in 1950’. Preposition ‘from’ is generally used to express the start of time.
Look at the sentence:
He is available at home from 7 a.m to 8 a.m.

QuestionNo:9

Some of our staff is worried (1)/that as soon as (2)/the project is over they (3)/ will lose their jobs. (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): As the subject of the sentence is plural, it will take Plural Verb. Hence, ‘Some of our staff are’……….. Will be correct usage.

QuestionNo:10

If you decide to hold (1)/ the function in Kolkata (2)/ not much of us (3) / will be able to attend. (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 ‘not much of us’. ‘Much’ is used before Uncountable Noun and many is used before Countable Noun.

QuestionNo:11

In case you need five people (1)/ to run a branch you (2)/ should be selected (3)/ ten since some may leave. (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): It will be proper to use Active Voice. Hence, replace ‘should be selected’ by ‘should select’.

QuestionNo:12

Although he approached (1)/many private businesses to invest (2)/ in his printing business (3)/ nobody was interested (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.