English: Error Spotting for Upcoming Exams – Set 146

Directions: In each of the following questions there are sentences. There is error in two parts. Mark the option which contains error parts as your answer. If no part contains error mark option E as your answer.

  1. (A) India and Spain has signed seven agreements /(B) including on cybersecurity and technical cooperation /(C) in civil aviation during /(D) the Prime Minister visit to the European Country.
    Both A & B
    Both B & C
    Both C & D
    Both A and D
    No Error
    Option D
    Has sign = signed ; Prime Minister’s visit

     

  2. (A) The LDF government has to step efforts to mobilise private /(B) sector investments if it is to develop Kerela and to provide decent employment /(C) to its educated people who are forced to /(D) migrate in large numbers in search of livelihood.
    Both A & B
    Both B & C
    Both C & D
    Both A & D
    No Error
    Option A
    step up to provide = provide (when two infinitive refer to the ame noun , the other infinitive must be without “to”)

     

  3. (A) A day after some ruling BJD workers allegedly /(B) hurl stones and eggs at Kendrapada MP, /(C) Odisha CM said the party /(D) is totally for any form of violence.
    Both A & B
    Both B & D
    Both C & D
    Both A & D
    No Error
    Option B
    hurl = hurled for = against

     

  4. (A) The state has being unable to attract /(B) substantial private sector investments and it /(C) ranks close to the /(D) bottom on ease of business doing.
    Both A & B
    Both B & C
    Both C & D
    Both A & D
    No Error
    Option D
    has is never followed by “being” it should be “been” business doing = doing business

     

  5. (A) Marking growth warmth in bilateral ties, /(B) India and Germany have sign a slew of pacts containing cyber security, urban development, /(C) vocation education and infrastructure /(D) during the Prime minister’s visit to the European Nation.
    Both A & B
    Both B & C
    Both C & D
    Both A & D
    No Error
    Option B
    have signed vocation = vocational (adjective)

     

  6. (A) Recent developments shows the state /(B) has faltered badly even /(C) in the areas when its achievements /(D) have been historically significant.
    Both A & C
    Both B & C
    Both C & D
    Both A & D
    No Error
    Option A
    developments take “show” areas take “where”

     

  7. (A) German investments in Indian infrastructure /(B) for the Make in India framework /(C) or the Smart cities initiative can do /(D) wonders for the India economy.
    Both A & B
    Both B & D
    Both C & D
    Both A & D
    No Error
    Option B
    for = under India economy = Indian economy

     

  8. (A) Worst has been the government’s record /(B) on law and ordered, as evident from continuing /(C) political killings even after active intervention of the chief minister/(D) in an effort to promote peacefully.
    Both A & B
    Both B & D
    Both C & D
    Both A & D
    No Error
    Option B
    ordered = order “to promote” should take an object , so “peacefully = peaceful”

     

  9. (A) Germany has decided to play the role of sheet anchor /(B) of the EU and is even quite going about laying the foundation of a /(C) combined European defence force by integrating /(D) military divisions of smaller European nations.
    Both A & B
    Both B & D
    Both C & D
    Both A & D
    No Error
    Option B
    “going” is a verb which should take “adverb with it. so quite = quitely

     

  10. (A) Bring the entire chain of real estate /(B) transactions, including sale of land under GST is essential /(C) to provide an economic incentive /(D) to stake holders to create audit trail.
    Both A & B
    Both B & C
    Both C & D
    Both A & D
    No Error
    Option D
    bring = bringing an audit trail.

     


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