English: Error Spotting for Upcoming Exams Set 35

English Error Detection SBI PO, IBPS PO, Bank PO, Insurance and other competitive exams.

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

  1. Yet we do not know (1)/ Earth’s exact birthday, (2)/ we do set aside a day in the year (3)/ to slow down and appreciate this beautiful planet. (4)
    A) 1
    B) 2
    C) 3
    D) 4
    E) No Error
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    Option A
    Explanation
    : Yet=> Though
    Yet means Still
  2. The global norm is that (1)/ only vehicles providing emergency services (2)/ like ambulances, fire engines and police conveyances (3)/ are entitled to be used beacons. (4)
    A) 1
    B) 2
    C) 3
    D) 4
    E) No Error
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    Option D
    Explanation
    : to use
  3. It’s been reported that the (1)/ central government is exploring a planned (2)/ to lease only electric vehicles (3)/ for use by ministries, government agencies and state owned firms. (4)
    A) 1
    B) 2
    C) 3
    D) 4
    E) No Error
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    Option B
    Explanation
    : planned=>plan
  4. Poor fielding have (1)/ often proved to (2)/ be India’s Achilles heel (3)/ in cricket. (4)
    A) 1
    B) 2
    C) 3
    D) 4
    E) No Error
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    Option A
    Explanation
    : have=>has
    Achilles heel: weakest point in comething
  5. An acoustic instrument is one (1)/ whose sound is natural (2)/ and not made louder (3)/ in electrical apparatus. (4)
    A) 1
    B) 2
    C) 3
    D) 4
    E) No Error
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    Option D
    Explanation
    : in=> by
  6. It is good if the seminars (1)/ are held under the aegis of (2)/ the organizations that are (3)/ directly concerned from the topics. (4)
    A) 1
    B) 2
    C) 3
    D) 4
    E) No Error
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    Option D
    Explanation
    : from=> with
    concerned with: having to do with
  7. An unprincipled alliance (1)/ proves to be (2)/an albatross around the neck of (3)/ political parties in its growth. (4)
    A) 1
    B) 2
    C) 3
    D) 4
    E) No Error
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    Option D
    Explanation
    : its=>their
    albatross around one’s neck : An annoying burden
  8. In an era of epic economic malpractice, (1)/one operation that has received (2)/scant attention is the U.S. Treasury Department’s (3)/ mismanagement of the national debt. (4)
    A) 1
    B) 2
    C) 3
    D) 4
    E) No Error
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    Option E
    Explanation
    : Sentence is error free
  9. In 2010, three years after (1)/completion of graduating from Delhi University, (2)/ Amit took the helm of (3)/ the now 44-year-old travel brand Lonely Planet.(4)
    A) 1
    B) 2
    C) 3
    D) 4
    E) No Error
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    Option B
    Explanation
    : remove completion of
  10. Is the book in (1)/ your hand your own? (2)/ Or have you borrowed (3)/ it of your friend? (4)
    A) 1
    B) 2
    C) 3
    D) 4
    E) No Error
    View Answer
    Option F
    Explanation
    : of=>from

 

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