Error Detection MCQ-24

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

QuestionNo:1

I have been (1)/living in, Hyderabad (2)/at my uncle (3)/since my birth. (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 preposition ‘at’ should be replaced by ‘with’.

QuestionNo:2

Every one of us know (1)/that he is not capable of (2)/remaining under water (3)/for such a long 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 (1): Singular subject agrees with singular verb.

QuestionNo:3

Your television set (1)/is superior to (2)/our television set (3)/by all respects. (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 all respects’ is the correct idiomatic form.

QuestionNo:4

The boy who was guilt for (1)/having broken the window glass (2)/came out (3)/with the truth. (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 boy who was guilty of is the correct usage.

QuestionNo:5

Ramesh has been both (1)/a dishonestly person (2)/and a gambler (3)/since his childhood. (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): ‘Dishonestly’ should be replaced by adjective ‘dishonest’.

QuestionNo:6

The number of employees (1)/reporting sick (2)/has reduced” significantly (3)/because of the incentive. (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): ‘Reporting’ should be replaced by ‘reported’, as it adjective.

QuestionNo:7

Sunil refused to admit that (1)/he did not know (2)/ what to operate (3)/the new machine.(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 ‘what to operate’ should be replaced by ‘how to operate.
Look at the following sentences:
I know how to swim.
I know what to do.

QuestionNo:8

They waited patient (1) / for the chairman’s speech (2)/to end in order (3)/to begin the discussion. (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 group of words ‘they waited patient’ should be replaced by ‘they waited patiently’. We use an ‘Adverb’ to modify a verb. The Adverb form of the word ‘patient’ is patiently.

QuestionNo:9

On his next (1)/official visit to Delhi (2)/the plans to (3)/visit his old colleagues. (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:10

He has refused (1)/not to take (2)/ the promotion although (3)/ he is eligible. (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, the word ‘refuse’ has a negative sense. Hence, ‘not to take’ should be replaced by ‘to take’.

QuestionNo:11

We were so late (1) / than the meeting (2) / was almost over (3)/when we arrived. (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): ‘So …. That’ is the correct correlative. Hence, ‘than’ should be replaced by ‘that’.

QuestionNo:12

All this document (1)/have been destroyed (2)/ in the fire (3)/which occurred last 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): Here, the auxiliary verb of the sentence is plural. Hence, ‘all this document’ should be replaced by ‘all these documents’.