Error Detection MCQ-22

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

QuestionNo:1

Your over-dependent on (1)/ others even for (2} trivial matters may (3)/ prove disadvantageous (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): Your over dependence on is the correct usage. As dependent is an Adjective, its Nounform will be used as a Subject.

QuestionNo:2

People who are (1)/ fortunate enough to own(2)/ a personal library are always (3)/ held in high esteem by 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 (5): No error.

QuestionNo:3

A small loaf of bread (1)/ given with affection (2)/ is far superior to (3)/ a delicious dish served with indifferently. (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 word indifferently has been wrongly used. It should be replaced with its Noun form indifference. Well knowingly, an Adverb modifies a Verb.

QuestionNo:4

The incentive seems to (1)/ having been worked well (2)/ because the number of employees going on leave (3)/ has reduced significantly. (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 correct sentence will be: The incentive seems to have worked well ….

QuestionNo:5

His dishonest acts have (1)/ made his parents (2)/ bent their heads (3)/ in shame. (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 structure of the sentence with causative Verbs will be Subject + have/has + made + object +V1

For example: His actions made him laugh. Hence, bent should be replaced with bend.

QuestionNo:6

Everybody know (1)/ that his failure can (2)/ be attributed only (3)/ to his lack of practice. (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): Everybody is a Singular Verb. Hence the correct sentence will be: Everybody knows …..

QuestionNo:7

In despite of his (1)/ being the small boy (2)/he offered to (3)/fight the giant. (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): In spite of or despite is the correct usage.

QuestionNo:8

He was delighted (1)/by the intelligent and brightness (2) / of the scholars (3) / who used to visit 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 (2): Intelligent Adjective should be replaced with intelligence (Noun).

QuestionNo:9

We were happy that (1) / the audience responded well (2) / and gave all the speakers (3) / a patiently listening. (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): ‘A patiently listening’ should be replaced with ‘a patient listening’, because listening is a Noun and to qualify a Noun, an Adjective is used.

QuestionNo:10

He received timely support (1) / from his elder brother (2) / who is working abroad (3) / for the last six 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 (3): ‘Who is working’ should be replaced with ‘who has been working’ because the sentence indicates the sense of period of time.

QuestionNo:11

The notorious gang opened (1) / the door quietly and (2) / escaped in the dark with (3) / whatever they would collect. (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): ‘Whatever they would collect’ should be replaced with ‘whatever they had collected’.

QuestionNo:12

One of the security men (1) / rushed forward and asked (2) / me whether I had (3) / anything objectionable. (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.