Error Detection MCQ-3

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

QuestionNo:1

Some people (1)/are believing (2) / that women cannot (3)/ compete with men. (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 stative verbs (agree, believe, consider, doubt, differ etc,) are used to denote permanent mental state.
It is why these verbs are generally not used in Progressive / Imperfect Tense.
Hence, ‘are believing’ should be replaced by ‘believe’.

QuestionNo:2

He avoids (1)/ taking the (2)/ prescribed medicine (3) /at regularly intervals. (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 wordinterval is a Noun. To qualify a Noun, we use an Adjective, not an Adverb. Hence, ‘at regularly intervals’ should be replaced by ‘at regular intervals’. The word ‘regularly’ is an Adverb whereas ‘regular’ is an Adjective

QuestionNo:3

Some people do not like (1)/to do any social (2)/ work even though (3)/they have abundant resources. (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

It is advisable that (1)/each time you (2)/ encountered such a situation (3)/keep you cool. (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 is advisory. In such sentence we generally use Simple Present Tense. Hence, group of words ‘encountered such a situation’ should be replaced by ‘encounter such a situation’,

QuestionNo:5

Accidents usually :(1)/result into (2)/ negligence, ignorance ,(3)/ recklessness or carelessness. (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 sentence shows cause. Hence, ‘results into’ should be replaced by ‘result from’.
Look at the sentences:
The failure of the company results from bad management.
The cyclone has resulted into many thousands of deaths.

QuestionNo:6

He asked me that (1)/ what my total investment was (2)/during the (3)/last five years. (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 Interrogative sentences are written in Indirect Speech, conjunction ‘that’ is not used with Wh-questions.
Look at the sentences:
He said to me, “Where do you live?” (Direct)
He asked me where I lived. (Indirect)
Hence ‘he asked me what my . . .’ is the correct sentence.

QuestionNo:7

This institution had founded (1)/by some noble souls (2)/for the welfare of the poor (3)/and disabled people. (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 Passive Voice (Simple Past) should be used.
Hence, ‘the institution was founded…..’ is the correct sentence.

QuestionNo:8

Every driver should take (1)/abundant precautions (2)/ while driving on (3)/ an unfamiliar road. (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

His good qualities include (1)/his ability to take (2)/quickly and (3)/appropriate decisions. (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 word quickly (Adverb) should be replaced by the word quick (Adjective).

QuestionNo:10

In order to (1)/ ensure quick service (2)/ please give us all the required (3)/ details as quick as possible. (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): As soon as is the correct form of correlative. Hence ‘as quick as’ should be replaced by ‘as soon as’.

QuestionNo:11

The club has lost (1)/ a lot of business (2)/ because of poor (3)/ maintained 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 (3): Replace ‘because of poor’ by ‘because of poorly’, because the word poorly is an Adverb which modifies the word ‘maintained’ (Adjective).

QuestionNo:12

The village has electricity (1)/ today only because (2)/ of the efforts of a (3)/ few dedicated engineers. (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