Error Detection MCQ-16

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

QuestionNo:1

Rohan’s happiness knew no (1) / bounds when the results (2) / were announce because (3) / he had won the competition. (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): Structure of Past Simple (Passive Voice) is: Subject + was/were + V3 (Past Participle). Hence, were announced because should be used.

QuestionNo:2

The royal guards were instruction (1) / to keep the palace (2) / gates closed as the (3) / villagers were agitated. (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, the royal guards were instructed

QuestionNo:3

They were hoping (1) / to reach of time (2) / for the lecture (3) / but they were late. (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): Idiom on time / in time means: not late. Hence, to reach on time should be used.

QuestionNo:4

The main objective of (1) / the committee member- are (2)/ to recommend reforms (3) / to the education ministry. (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 structure of some sentence is : Noun +preposition + Noun. For example,
The main objective of the committee…
In such sentences, the Verb is used according to the nimber and Person of the Noun used before the preposition. Hence
The main objective of the commit
Singular
Tee members is … will be the
Singular
Correct sentence.

QuestionNo:5

The seminar was attended (1) / by investment consultants (2) / who discussed the risks (3) / of investing abroad. (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 ‘of investing abroad’ by ‘of investment abroad’.

QuestionNo:6

The country’s constitution (1) / came into force (2) / three years since it (3) / gained its independence. (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): According to the sentence, replace ‘three years since it’ by ‘three years after it’.

QuestionNo:7

Over eight million (1) / people have fallen (2) / below the poverty line (3)/ owing to rising in flation. (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:8

The governments has decided to (1) / dedicate more than fifteen crores of rupees (2) / of the research and development (3) / of eco friendly sources of energy. (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 word ‘dedicate’ will take Preposition ‘to’. Hence ….to the research and development’ …. Will be correct usage.

QuestionNo:9

Over half of the (1) / domestic flights were (2) / delayed because (3) / of bad weather conditions. (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): It will be proper to use ‘of bad weather condition’. Here, the word ‘condition’ is superfluous

QuestionNo:10

Banks have being asked (1) / to prepare a list of (2) / beneficiaries for the scheme (3) / as per the government’s guidelines. (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 structure of sentences in Passive voice of Present Perfect is Subject + have been/has been + Vs. Hence, replace ‘Banks have been asked’ by ‘Banks have been asked’.

QuestionNo:11

It rained all (1) / day last week so (2) / we did not (3) / enjoy our vacation. (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): It rained everyday last week … will be correct usage.

QuestionNo:12

The manager was pleased (1) / with Anand’s report (2) / as it was (3) / too detailed and systematic. (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): It is a better to use ‘detailed and systematic . When ‘too’ is used in some sentences, it Express of the quality and it shows a vice instead of virtue.