Error Detection MCQ-21

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

QuestionNo:1

The Indian Government’s (1)/primary goal (2)/is to reduction (3)/of poverty. (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, use of to’ is superfluous. Hence, is the reduction …. Should be used.

QuestionNo:2

1 paid a lot of money (1)/for the camera (2) /and I expects it (3) /to work. (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, and I expect/expected it should be used.

QuestionNo:3

Some peoples who (1)/live in the Netherlands (2)/cycle to work (3)/ and back daily. (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, Some people who … should bemused. Peoples means nation.

QuestionNo:4

Most of the popular tele-serials (1)/ are not only illogical (2)/ in their story line (3)/ but also crude in their presentation. (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

I am trying to convince him (1)/ for the last two days to come (2)/ and live with me (3)/ till his father’s anger cools down. (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 Present Perfect Continuous is used for an action which began at some time in the past and is still continuing; as, He has been sleeping for five hours (and is still sleeping). Therefore, ‘I am trying’ should be replaced with ‘I have been trying’

QuestionNo:6

It is a pity that a son (1)/ born from very good parents (2)/ should live a life of (3)/ misery and deprivation of the worst order. (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 Present Continuous is used for an action going on at the time of speaking; as. She is singing (now). Therefore ‘should live’ should be replaced with ‘is living’.

QuestionNo:7

I would have asked him (1)/ to leave our house immediately (2)/ if my father would not have been (3)/ at home and awake. (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 given sentence expresses a past possibility that remained a possibility. The structure will be:
If + Sub-ordinate clause [Simple Past/Past Perfect] + Principal clause [Past Perfect]
For example,
If he had worked hard, he would have passed.
If he had been Prime Minister. I would have abolish examinations.
If father were at home. I would have got the money easily.
Therefore, ‘If my father would not have been’ should be replaced with ‘If my father were not’.

QuestionNo:8

Mala’s two brothers Rupesh and Bhupat (1)/ are very intelligent and hardworking (2)/ but I am sure (3)/ I like the latter most. (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): T conies for Mala. Therefore ‘She likes’ will be correct usage.

QuestionNo:9

I am grateful to you (1)/ and all your friends (2)/ for the showed sympathy (3)/ and kindness towards 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 (4): The word Kindness is followed by Preposition ‘to;. For example, I can never repay her many kindness to me.

QuestionNo:10

While he was (1)/ walking along the road (2)/ a speeding car (3)/ knocked down 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 (4): The phrase knock somebody down and make them fall to the ground.
For example, He was knocked down. Hence, the correct down.
Hence, the correct sentence will be:
While he was walking along the road, a speeding care knocked him down.

QuestionNo:11

Though none of his (1)/ so-called well – wishers forwarded to help (2)/ I helped him by (3)/ completing his work on time (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: Though none of his so – called well-wishers came forward to help, I helped him by completing his work on time.

QuestionNo:12

From the way he was talking (1)/ It was clear (2)/ that he had (3)/ no control on himself. (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.