Error Detection MCQ-9

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

QuestionNo:1

The idea of turning (1) / invisible with the (2) / swish of clock have (3) / always fascinated scientists. (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 subject of the sentence is ‘The idea’ which is singular and hence it will take Singular Verb.
Hence, The idea of turning invisible with the swish of clock has … will be a correct sentence.

QuestionNo:2

She had seen (1) / the approaching truck (2) / and had jumping (3) / out of the way. (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): In Past Perfect we use Past Participle form of a Verb. Hence, replace ‘and had jumping’ by ‘had jumped’.

QuestionNo:3

People who intend (1)/to visit the tourist spots (2)/are always thrilling (3)/to see the scenario here (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 groups of words ‘are always thrilling’ by ‘are always thrilled’. In Passive Voice, the Past Participle form of Verb is used.

QuestionNo:4

In such delicate matters, (1)/we often go with (2) /his advice as he has (3)/been handling such cases effectively (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:5

You should think that (1)/ of all the possibilities (2)/before you take (3)/ any decision (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 use of Conjunction ‘that’ is Superfluous.

QuestionNo:6

He was too tired that (1)/ he could not cross (2)/ the street even with (3)/the help of a porter (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): Replace group of words ‘He w as too tired that’ by ‘He was so tired that’
Look at the sentences: He is so tired to walk. He is so tired that he cannot walk.

QuestionNo:7

Your desire to (1)/meet the President (2)/ without prior appointment (3)/ are impossible to be satisfied (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 group of words ‘Your desire to ‘ by ‘You desire to’ or ‘your desire is to ‘or ‘I desire to’.

QuestionNo:8

Whenever a man attain fame, (1)/ his personal qualities are (2)/ imitated by other who (3)/ are close to him (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, Subject ‘a man’ is singular. Hence whenever a man attains fame …. Will be correct sentence.

QuestionNo:9

Rivers, mountains and deep forests (1)/ are ‘the places (2)/mostly like by (3)/people living in urban 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 (3): Replace group of words ‘mostly like by’ by ‘most liked by’. The sentence is in Passive voice.

QuestionNo:10

When we visited his office (1)/ we found that (2)/ he was sipping coffee (3)/ with some of his 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 (4): Active Voice will be used. Hence, similar other methods can help’ should be used.

QuestionNo:11

For giving up (1)/ the bad habit of smoking (2)/ use of chewing gum or (3)/ similar other method can be helped (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:12

His obviously reluctance (1) / was viewed seriously by (2)/ his superiors and (3)/ he was suspended (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): Replace groups of words His obviously (Adverb) reluctance by His obvious (Adjective) reluctance.