Error Detection MCQ-10

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

QuestionNo:1

1 cannot able to teach you (1)/ how to learn the guitar (2)/ if you do not (3)/ show any interest in music. (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, I cannot be able to teach you… should be used.
Look at the sentences: I cannot teach you. I cannot be a teacher (Noun).
I cannot be rich (Adjective).

QuestionNo:2

The researcher could not (1)/ understand the local language (2)/ of the state and so, (3)/ found it difficult to study in the 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 (4): It is superfluous to use ‘in’ here. Hence, found it difficult to study the people/on the people … should be used.
Look at the sentences:
He studied her face thoughtfully.
He was studying the menu.

QuestionNo:3

Since it was (1)/ a very cold and windy day (2)/ I asked my friend (3)/ to off the fan. (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, to switch off the fan … should be used, Phrase switch off/on means: to turn a light, machine etc, off/on by pressing a button or switch.
Look at the sentences: Please switch the lights off as you leave.
How do you switch this things on?

QuestionNo:4

The nurses want (1)/ not only a pay increased (2)/ but also reduce (3)/ in working hours as well.(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, but also reduction should be used.

QuestionNo:5

You cannot expect the students (1)/ to blame on the teacher (2)/ for getting low marks (3)/ in the examination. (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, to blame the teacher … should be used.
Look at the sentences:
He doesn’t blame anyone for the fire.
He put the blame on me for being late.

QuestionNo:6

I live very (1)/ close by to the train station, (2)/ so travelling to work (3)/ is very convenient for me. (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, close by/to the railway station … should be used.
Look at the sentences: The route passes close by the town.
The picture looks very different when you see it close to.

QuestionNo:7

There is appearing (1)/ to be a shortage (2)/ of skilled staff (3)/ in the organization. (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): It is not proper to use appear (Verb) in Progressive Tense. Hence, there appears….should be used.

QuestionNo:8

The patient lodged (1)/ a complaint against (2)/ the doctor for (3)/ its negligence. (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, his/her negligence should be used. ‘Its’ is used for non-living things.

QuestionNo:9

My colleague informed (1)/ to her boss that (2)/ she needed more time (3)/ to complete the assignment. (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, her boss that… should be used. Look at the sentences: Please inform us of any change of address.

QuestionNo:10

At first, (1)/ I would like to (2)/ thank you all (3)/ for inviting me here today. (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:11

He was awfully dissatisfy (1)/ with the arrangements (2)/ made for him (3)/ by the security guards. (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, it will be proper to write ‘he was awfully dissatisfied’. The word ‘dissatisfied’ is used in this form as an ‘Adjective’. In the sentence, the Verb ‘dissatisfy’ has been wrongly used.

QuestionNo:12

I wanted to be (1)/ out of the way (2)/ when she was (3)/ likely for receiving the letter. (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): Use of Gerund is wrong here. It is correct to use an infinitive. Hence, replace ‘likely for receiving the letter’ by ‘likely to receive the letter.