Error Detection MCQ-19

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

QuestionNo:1

Anita’s new office (1)/ is quite spacious but (2)/ most of the furniture is (3)/ old and should be changed. (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:2

According to the terms (1)/ of the agreement we have to (2)/ pay five percent commissions (3)/ to the travel agent. (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 ‘pay five percent commission’ by ‘pay five percent commission’. It is incorrect to use ‘commissions’

QuestionNo:3

Unless you work out all (1)/ the details and get the necessary (2)/ approvals they will not want (3)/ investment in the project. (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 ‘approvals they will not want’ by ‘approvals they will be not allow/facilitate’.

QuestionNo:4

Hearing the tone of (1)/ my colleague’s voice I (2)/ realised that he was (3)/ upsetting about something (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 ‘upsetting about something’ by ‘upset about something’. It is proper to use Adjective (upset) here.

QuestionNo:5

Being recently arrived (1)/ in the city we (2)/ visited our neighbours to (3)/ get to know them. (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): ‘Being recently arrived’ should replaced by ‘Having recently arrived’. It is proper to use past participle from here.

QuestionNo:6

Since I had ordered (1)/ a large number of (2)/ books the salesman agreed (3)/ to give me a discount (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): Preposition ‘for’ is missing here. Hence, replace ‘since I had ordered’ by ‘Since I had ordered for’.

QuestionNo:7

We have not yet (1)/ reached a stage that (2)/ we can think of (3)/ expanding our business overseas. (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:8

When we (1)/reached the shops, (2)/we find that (3)/they were all closed.(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 sentence shows past time. Hence, we found that (Past Simple) should be used here.

QuestionNo:9

Poor people (1)/has no money (2)/therefore they cannot afford (3)/proper medical facilities. (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 subject (poor people) is Plural. Hence, have no money (Plural Verb) should be used.

QuestionNo:10

The course is for (1)/ something who is interested (2)/in learning (3)/about computers. (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, someone who is interested …. Should be used.

QuestionNo:11

We were surprised (1)/that she participated (2)/at the performance (3)/held at NCPA. (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, in the performances …. Should be used.
Look at the sentence:
He didn’t participate in the discussion

QuestionNo:12

As soon as (1)/I getting my (2)/’first salary (3)/ I spent all my money. (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, Past Simple i.e. I got my … should be used.