English: Error Spotting for Upcoming Exams – Set 153

In each of the following questions there are sentences that form a paragraph. There is an error in one of the parts. Mark the option which do not contain error.

  1. a. No impeachment motion has succeeded in the history of India’s Parliament,
    b. and the present government has the numbers to defeat the motion.
    c. So, the purpose of the motion can hardly be to remove the Chief Justice;
    d. rather, it must be seen as political attack
    e. on the government, alleging attempt to influence the judiciary.

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    No Error
    Option D
    as a political attack

     

  2. a. The NIA was constituted by the previous UPA government
    b. as a special agency with a mandate to investigate
    c. terror across the country, after a series of terror strikes
    d. in different parts of the country called for investigation dishindered by state boundaries
    e. that impeded normal police agencies. There are two possible scenarios of political influence on the agency.

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    No Error
    Option D
    dishindered = unhindered

     

  3. a. Kotak’s market capitalisation rose to Rs 2.23 lakh crore, Rs 0.01 lakh crore higher than SBI’s.
    b. This shows the virtue of integrity and strong leadership in a relatively young bank. Its steady
    c. performance over rate cycles, improvement in business growth and stability in asset quality have helped.
    d. Corporate lending accounts for about 30% of the bank’s book. So, this private bank has not cherry-picked safe borrowers
    e. to achieve its success. The bank has created value by courting risk integral to lending to the industry.

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    No Error
    Option E

     

  4. a. It is welcomed that the first resolution under the Insolvency and Bankruptcy Code (IBC) has been completed,
    b. with the National Company Law Tribunal (NCLT) approving mining giant Vedanta’s plan to acquire
    c. Electrosteel Steels, with its 1.5-million-tonne plant in Jharkhand.
    d. Vedanta has proposed to acquire Electrosteel for Rs 5,320 crore, of which Rs 1,805 crore would be used to
    e. subscribe to the company’s equity and the balance Rs 3,515 crore would be provided by way of a debt.

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    No Error
    Option B
    a. welcomed = welcome

     

  5. a. Notes and coins in circulation at the end of March,
    b. as a proportion of GDP for the year ended March,
    c. stood at 10.9% in 2017-18, barely 6% lower than the 11.6% in 2015-16.
    d. March 2016 was well before demonetisation and when digital payments
    e. had not acquired the kind of momentum they have now.

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    No Error
    Option E

     

  6. a. That the Met office predicts “maximum probability”
    b. of normal monsoons is heartening; doubly so as the El Niño effect,
    c. which negatively impacts rainfall, is not expected this year. This is good news,
    d. in the backdrop of relentless farm distress. However, what is deemed statistically normal
    e. of the long-period average precipitation would doubtless have spatial and temporal variation across the nation.

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    No Error
    Option E

     

  7. a. The finance ministry reportedly wants the Reserve Bank of India (RBI)
    b. to ease the norms of bad loans, ostensibly to prevent mass corporate distress.
    c. This is a bad idea. Lengthening the period when companies are in a limbo between
    d. healthy and bankrupt only gives errant managements to siphon
    e. money out of their companies, and leaving less for the creditors.

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    No Error
    Option C
    b. of = for

     

  8. a. In the rape of the 17-year-old minor in Unnao, Uttar Pradesh,
    b. for which an MLA of the ruling party has been arrested, the victims
    c. were powerless before the social and political power of the attackers,
    d. who were also reportedly assaulted the girl’s father and sent him to police custody,
    e. where he died of septicaemia from the internal and external wounds sustained during his beating.

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    cdea
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    No Error
    Option D
    d. omit “were”(because it as a noun clause and it is not followed by any helping verb)

     

  9. a. The latest industrial index points to some zing in consumption demand,
    b. with rosful growth in both consumer durables
    c. and non-durables. The economy needs
    d. requisite credit delivery and an active bond
    e. market to sustain the momentum.

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    cdea
    deab
    No Error
    Option C
    rosful = rosy (which is adjective and it means positive or hopeful)

     

  10. a. When the Binani Cement moved the Supreme Court
    b. seeking to exit the resolution process under the Insolvency and Bankruptcy Code (IBC)
    c. overseen by the National Company Law Tribunal (NCLT),
    d. the court made it clear that the law does not permit forum shopping:
    e. once the company has entered the NCLT process, it must complete that process.

    abcd
    bcde
    cdea
    deab
    No Error
    Option B
    the Binani Cement = Binani Cement

     


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