Error Detection MCQ-27

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QuestionNo:1

The explanation that (1)/ he gave for (2)/ missing the meeting (3)/ were not satisfactory. (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 subject of the sentence is ‘the explanation’ which is singular. According to the rule, S-S, P-P, it will take Singular Verb.
Hence, replace ‘were not satisfactory’ by ….’Was not satisfactory’.

QuestionNo:2

Mr. Singh’s son has applied (1)/ to the post (2)/ of Assistant Manager (3)/ in a construction company. (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 word apply takes the preposition ‘for’. Hence, Mr. singh’s son has applied for … is the correct sentence.

QuestionNo:3

The manager has sent (1)/ many reminders to Mr. Rao (2)/ to repay the loan but (3)/ has not received to reply. (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 double negatives is improper. Hence, …. But has not received any reply ….. is the correct sentence.

QuestionNo:4

Beside the Chairman (1)/ all the Committee members (2)/ were present (3)/ at the shareholders meeting. (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 word ‘beside’ should be replaced by ‘besides’ means: In addition to somebody/ something.
Look at the sentence:
We have lots of things in common besides music.

QuestionNo:5

He submitted (1)/ the request for compensation (2)/ of time but (3)/ it was denied. (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): Use Preposition ‘for’ in place of ‘of.

QuestionNo:6

Unfortunately today many (1) / parents cannot afford (2) / to sent its (3) / children to school. (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 ‘parents’ is in Plural Number. Hence, use ‘their’ in place of ‘its’.

QuestionNo:7

He was convinced (1)/ that he (2)/ loss the account (3)/ because of bad luck. (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): As the reporting Verb of Indirect Speech is in Past Tense, the Reported Speech will also be in Past Tense. Hence, ….. he had lost the account because of bad luck will be correct sentence.

QuestionNo:8

Many customers have (1)/ complained because (2)/ his goods was (3)/ inferior in quality. (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): As the word ‘goods’ is in Plural Verb. Hence, use ‘were’ in place of ‘was’.

QuestionNo:9

In his opinion (1)/ every senior citizens (2)/ will benefit (3)/ form the new rule. (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): Every senior citizen will be correct usage. Every takes Singular Noun/Pronoun.

QuestionNo:10

It is sad that in (1)/our country education is (2)/ available only to those (3)/ whom can afford it (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): ‘Who’ is used to show which person or people you mean’, ‘whom’ is used instead of ‘who’ as an object of a Verb or Preposition.
Look at the sentences:
the people who called yesterday want to buy the house.
To whom should I write?
Whom did they invite?
Hence, ‘whom can afford it’ should be replaced by ‘who can afford it’.

QuestionNo:11

1 was determined (1)/ to learn everything (2)/ I could from the people (3)/ off the village. (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 ‘off the village’ by ;of the village’ The Preposition ‘off shows separation while ‘ of shows relation or possession.

QuestionNo:12

During the holidays (1)/ I am often worked (2)/ in my uncle’s shop to (3)/ earn some pocket money. (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): It is proper to use /Simple Present (Active) here. Hence, replace ‘I am often worked’ by ‘I often work’.