English: Error Spotting for Upcoming Exams – Set 94 (New pattern)

In each of the following questions there are sentences that form a paragraph. Identify the sentence(s) or part(s) of sentence(s) that is/are contain error in terms of grammar and usage (including spelling, punctuation and logical consistency). Then, choose the most appropriate option.

  1. a) The hope is that the plan will sidestep the implementation shortcomings
    b) of the procurement system. These extend from the lack of government
    c) storage facilities and supply chain logistics to the fact that despite
    d) the government declaring MSPs for 25 crops.
    A) Only a
    B) Only b
    C) Only c
    D) Only d
    E) No Error
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    Option E 
  2. a) Farmers who has shifted production were
    b) left holding the bag. They are not pleased.
    c) It fed into the resentment that would eventually erupt
    d) in widespread farmer agitations in the state this year.
    A) Only a & b
    B) Only b & c
    C) Only c & d
    D) Only a & d
    E) No Error
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    Option A
    Explanation: has = had ; are = were
  3. a) Many dissenters argued that policing is
    b) too contextual and situational to fit into
    c) a meaningful theoretical framework. But this is
    d) how all practices have evolved to professions.
    A) Only a
    B) Only a & b
    C) Only c & d
    D) Only a & d
    E) No Error
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    Option D
    Explanation:argued = argue; to = into
  4. a) More often than not, the academic effort at theory-building
    b) is supplemented with a critical reflection upon the relevance of
    c) the issues pertaining to the field, which are better performed
    d) by the purposeful coming togetherness of practitioners and academics.
    A) Only d
    B) All a, c, d
    C) All b, c, d
    D) All a, b, c
    E) No Error
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    Option C
    Explanation: with = by;  are = is; togetherness = together
  5. a) Despite being the fact that traditional training does a good job of
    b) developing technical and procedural skills, it is correctly argued
    c) that the linear and prescriptive nature of the model do not
    d) promote the acquisition of essential non-technical competencies.
    A) Only d
    B) Only a
    C) Only a & c
    D) Only b & d
    E) No Error
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    Option C
    Explanation: omit ‘being’ ; and donot = does not
  6. a) The idea of an educational institution devoted exclusively
    b) to education and research on policing is relatively new,
    c) and it deserves renewed attention in the context of the recent
    d) debate over the future trajectories of police universities in India.
    A) Only a
    B) Only b
    C) Only c
    D) Only d
    E) No Error
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    Option E
  7. a) Societies worldwide are caught in a constant balancing act
    b) between individual liberty and public safety. India’s society is
    c) also undergoing tremendous sociocultural, economic and political
    d) changes which are bound to have an impact on the institutions established to police it.
    A) Only a
    B) Only b
    C) Only c
    D) Only d
    E) No Error
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    Option B
    Explanation: India’s = Indian
  8. a) As a proof of his previous ministry’s progress,
    b) Piyush Goyal has also shared the two images on social media
    c) contrasting a relatively dark India in 2012,
    d) with a well-illuminated satellite image from 2016.
    A) Only a & d
    B) Only a & b
    C) Only b & c
    D) Only c & d
    E) No Error
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    Option B
    Explanation: omit ‘a’ and ‘ has’
  9. a) It was found that electrified villages appear
    b) brighter in satellite imagery because of public
    c) lightening, and subsequently, brightness increases
    d) with the number of streetlights.
    A) Only a
    B) Only a & b
    C) Only b & c
    D) Only c
    E) No Error
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    Option D
    Explanation: lightening = lighting
  10. a) What necessitated Saubhagya is this loose operating
    b) definition of an electrified village over which rural
    c) electrification programmes of both the UPA and the National
    d) Democratic Alliance governments were based.
    A) Only a
    B) Only a & b
    C) Only b & c
    D) Only c & d
    E) No Error
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    Option C
    Explanation: over = on; omit ‘the’ before National Democratic Alliance

 

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17 Thoughts to “English: Error Spotting for Upcoming Exams – Set 94 (New pattern)”

  1. RiStY Ritesh

    Maam plz explain 8th ques …
    why “a” omitted ..

    1. Srishti

      A proof = different sufficient proofs

      article-less Proof = non-countable proof( used in specific places)

      The proof = can be countable…. can be non-countable

      1. RiStY Ritesh

        thankyou :)))

    2. mini

      sir u r working n???

        1. mini

          po….job k sth aap pdhai kr lte ho

  2. akshita

    Pls tell upar bol rhe identify which is error free nd mark it…nd mark ko kr rhe jisme error h….kiu??

      1. gomathy priya

        mam, we have to choose error free or error contained sentences, because in second option,it is showing error sentence?

      2. gomathy priya

        got it mam

      3. akshita

        need insurance capsule sis pls…for agri ao..

  3. Sangita

    In Question 9, the sentence started with past tense (it was found) but simple present tense has been used in the remaining part of the sentence. Isn’t it that ‘It is found’ instead of ‘it was found’ should be used?

    1. Srishti

      Where is Simple Present Tense Used?

      1. Sangita

        It was found that electrified villages APPEAR
        b) brighter in satellite imagery because of public
        c) lightening, and subsequently, brightness INCREASES
        d) with the number of streetlights.

  4. " Born To Win "

    mam 10th me the kyu htega ?

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