English: Error Spotting for Upcoming Exams Set 34

English Error Detection Correction Exercise Bank PO, Insurance SSC Exam

Direction: Identify which part of the sentence contains error and mark it as your answer.

  1. When the election results (1)/ were announced, the supporters (2)/ of the losing candidate sent (3)/ on rampage, smashing cars and buses. (4)
    A) 1
    B) 2
    C) 3
    D) 4
    E) No Error
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation
    :sent=>went
  2. The newly Government (1)/ reiterated its commitment (2)/ to the development (3)/ of the poor. (4)
    A) 1
    B) 2
    C) 3
    D) 4
    E) No Error
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    Option A
    Explanation
    :newly=>new OR newly formed Government
  3. He has relinquished (1)/ all control by(2)/ the family business (3)/ to his daughter. (4)
    A) 1
    B) 2
    C) 3
    D) 4
    E) No Error
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    Option B
    Explanation
    :by=>over
  4. He was filled (1)/ with remorse against (2)/ kicking his son (3)/ out of the house. (4)
    A) 1
    B) 2
    C) 3
    D) 4
    E) No Error
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    Option B
    Explanation
    : against=> after
  5. A trip to Nainital (1)/ gave us the much-needed (2)/respite from us(3)/ continual hard work. (4)
    A) 1
    B) 2
    C) 3
    D) 4
    E) No Error
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    Option C
    Explanation
    : us=>our
  6. A person tends to perform (1)/ a task more enthusiastically (2)/ if that work affords more than satisfaction (3)/ than the other work. (4)
    A) 1
    B) 2
    C) 3
    D) 4
    E) No Error
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    Option C
    Explanation
    :remove than
  7. Many men and women (1)/ are so money minded (2)/ that they do not undertake (3)/ any serious work that does not pay. (4)
    A) 1
    B) 2
    C) 3
    D) 4
    E) No Error
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    Option D
    Explanation
    :Sentence is error free.
  8. After the accident (1)/ they tried to identify the victims, (2)/but the bodies were too mangled (3)/ to be found. (4)
    A) 1
    B) 2
    C) 3
    D) 4
    E) No Error
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    Option D
    Explanation
    :found=>recognized; the body was mangled means they are having the body infront of them, hence there is no need to find the body, rather they have to recognize it.
  9. According to the World Bank study Globalization Backlash released last week (1)/ South Asia remains the fastest growing region (2)/ in the world mainly by due to the performance of the nations (3)/ in the east especially Bhutan, Bangladesh and India. (4)
    A) 1
    B) 2
    C) 3
    D) 4
    E) No Error
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    Option C
    Explanation
    :remove by
  10. Pakistan has refused India’s request (1)/ for consular access to former Indian navy officer Kulbhushan Jadhav (2)/ who has been sentence to death (3)/ by a Pakistani army court martial on charges of espionage. (4)
    A) 1
    B) 2
    C) 3
    D) 4
    E) No Error
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation
    :sentenced to death

 

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