Error Detection MCQ-20

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

QuestionNo:1

The principal (1)/introducing me (2)/to some of her (3)/teaching staff. (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. introduced me … should be used.

QuestionNo:2

The doctors said that (1)/he was making good progress (2)/’and would not (3)/need an operation. (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:3

Instead of (1)/to buy books, (2)/I borrow them (3)/from the library. (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, Gerund i.e. buying books … should be used.

QuestionNo:4

By the times (1)/we reached the classroom, (2)/the lecture had (3)/already begun. (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, By the time … should be used.

QuestionNo:5

The Indian government (1)/should make sure that (2)/men and women are (3)/given equal opportunities. (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:6

If you want to (1)/keep good health (2)/you must eats (3)/a lot of vegetables. (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): Modals should, would, must etc. agree with Vi (original form of verb). Hence, you must eat…. Should be used.

QuestionNo:7

We were help (1)/to carry (2)/the piano upstairs (3)/by one of our neighbours. (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): Look at the structure of a sentence in Passive Voice in Past Simple. Subject + was /were + V3 (Past Participle). Hence, we were helped …. Should be used here.

QuestionNo:8

We should all try (1)/to help the police (2)/in their efforts (3)/to combating crime. (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 combat crime (infinitive = to + V1) should be used.

QuestionNo:9

My name is Rahul (1)/and \ am coming (2)/from a beautiful state (3)/of India. (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): To express simple or permanent activity, we use Present Simple. Hence and I come …. Should be used.

QuestionNo:10

In recent months (1)/large number of equipments (2)/has been steal (3)/from construction sites. (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, Subject i.e. a large number of equipments is plural. Moreover, in Passive V3 (Past Participle) should be used. Hence, have been stolen …. Should be used here.

QuestionNo:11

I forget (1)/to pack a set of (2)/clean clothes (3)/for the picnic. (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, Present Perfect i.e. I forgotten …. Should be used. We can also use Past Simple.

QuestionNo:12

It is important (1)/to be looking (2)/both ways before (3)/crossing the 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 (2): Here, to look …. Should be used.