English : Error Spotting for SBI PO, NIACL, NICL Set 30

Error Spotting Questions for SBI PO, NIACL Assistant, NICL AO and other upcoming bank and insurance exams. 

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

  1. Drunk drivers will have (1)/ to pay the whole entire (2)/compensation for causing (3)/ death or injury in a road crash. (4)
    A) 1
    B) 2
    C) 3
    D) 4
    E) No Error
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    Option B
    Explanation
    : remove whole; superfluous
  2. Another new change that (1)/ the road transport ministry has introduce (2)/ is imposition of Rs 1 lakh penalty each on vehicle owner and dealer (3)/ for getting registration based on false documents. (4)
    A) 1
    B) 2
    C) 3
    D) 4
    E) No Error
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    Option B
    Explanation
    : has introduce=> has introduced
  3. The public was outraged (1)/ that the company only received (2)/ a rap by the knuckles from the regulatory agency (3)/ after being caught illegally dumping chemicals in the river. (4)
    A) 1
    B) 2
    C) 3
    D) 4
    E) No Error
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    Option C
    Explanation
    : a rap across/on/over the knuckles- a punishment which is not very severe but which warns you not to behave that way again
  4. It has been alleged that (1)/ office of Axis Bank abused their official position (2)/ by allowing huge unauthorised transactions (3)/ in accounts of shell companies. (4)
    A) 1
    B) 2
    C) 3
    D) 4
    E) No Error
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    Option B
    Explanation
    : it is stated that someone abused the official position. An office cannot hold an official position. So replace office with officials
  5. Masala bonds are rupee-denominated papers (1)/ issued by Indian corporates (2)/ in overseas markets (3) to raise funds. (5)
    A) 1
    B) 2
    C) 3
    D) 4
    E) No Error
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    Option E
    Explanation
    : Sentence is error free.
  6. The bank officials had allegedly (1)/ violation the guidelines related to KYC, (2)/ anti-money laundering and (3)/ due diligence to be exercised by them. (4)
    A) 1
    B) 2
    C) 3
    D) 4
    E) No Error
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    Option
    Explanation
    : violation=> violated
  7. A mechanical engineer from IIT Delhi (1)/ is on his way back to develop hybrid planes (2)/ in the US and hopes to sell the same in India (3)/ for about 1,100-km-long regional flights by early 2020s. (4)
    A) 1
    B) 2
    C) 3
    D) 4
    E) No Error
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    Option B
    Explanation
    : remove back.. He is on his way to develop.
  8. In a special feather in the cap (1)/ of the city’s medical fraternity, doctors from Pune was able to (2)/ improve the hand mobility (3)/ of a three-year-old girl from Iraq, who was born without thumbs. (4)
    A) 1
    B) 2
    C) 3
    D) 4
    E) No Error
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    Option
    Explanation
    : was=>were [subject-doctors]
  9. Snake bite is a (1)/ neglected public health problem in India (2)/ and remains an underestimated cause of (3)/ accidental death from developing countries. (4)
    A) 1
    B) 2
    C) 3
    D) 4
    E) No Error
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    Option D
    Explanation
    : from=> in
  10. Summers can be (1)/ cumbersome not just (2)/ for you, but for (3)/ your pets rather. (4)
    A) 1
    B) 2
    C) 3
    D) 4
    E) No Error
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    Option D
    Explanation
    : rather=>too

 

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