English: Error Spotting for Upcoming Exams – Set 183

Choose the sentence which is grammatically and contextually correct. If none of the sentences is correct, then choose ‘None of these’ as your answer.

  1. The consortium of lenders led by Union Bank of India discussed various modalities to ensure that their exposure to DHFL did not run into further stress.
    Efforts are underway to resume and revive the lending operations of troubled housing financier Dewan Housing Finance Corporation (DHFL).
    The Mahatma Gandhi National Rural Employment Guarantee Scheme will drive the Jal Shakti Abhiyan in the rural sector, pumping in 15,000 crore in the first phase of the campaign between July and September
    Ola Electric Mobility (Ola Electric),the ride-hailing firm’s electric vehicle arm, has raised $250 million from Masayoshi Son’s SoftBank, according to regulatory documents.
    All are correct
    Option E

     

  2. Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday stern told BJP members that arrogance and misbehaviour would not be tolerated by him.
    Other sources said the Prime Minister pointed out that BJP leaders had toiled hardly for generations to bring success to the party, and such arrogance brought it a bad name.
    India qualified for the World Cup semifinal after a thrilling 28­runs victory over Bangladesh in a league clash at Edgbaston here on Tuesday.
    With 13 points in their kitty, Virat Kohli’s men moved closer to table­topper Australia (14), while Bangladesh crashed out
    None of these
    Option
    Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday sternly told BJP members that arrogance and misbehaviour would not be tolerated by him.
    Other sources said the Prime Minister pointed out that BJP leaders had toiled hard for generations to bring success to the party, and such arrogance brought it a bad name.
    India qualified for the World Cup semifinal after a thrilling 28­run victory over Bangladesh in a league clash at Edgbaston here on Tuesday.

     

  3. Closure notice essentially means that the DPCC will ask authorities to disconnect water and power supply to the units and then direct the sub­divisional magistrate to seal them.
    The Delhi Cabinet on Tuesday approved a project for conservation of water by creating small ponds in the Yamuna floodplains from Palla to Wazirabad, a move aimed for addressing the “water problem” of the city.
    Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal, who chaired the meeting, also announced that rainwater harvesting has been made mandatory for all government building.
    Meanwhile, the head of all government departments have been directed to ensure that all government buildings be equipped with rainwater harvesting systems.
    None of these
    Option
    The Delhi Cabinet on Tuesday approved a project for conservation of water by creating small ponds in the Yamuna floodplains from Palla to Wazirabad, a move aimed at addressing the “water problem” of the city.
    Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal, who chaired the meeting, also announced that rainwater harvesting has been made mandatory for all government buildings.
    Meanwhile, the heads of all government departments have been directed to ensure that all government buildings be equipped with rainwater harvesting systems

     

  4. On Sunday, a mob had vandalised a temple in the area after an argument broke out between two men over a parking issue.
    An armed robbery of nearly Rs.1 lakh have been reported from a chemist shop in south­east Delhi’s New Friends Colony.
    The body has sent for post­mortem after which investigation would be conducted.
    The accused used to collect money from public through several bank account.
    All are correct
    Option A
    An armed robbery of nearly Rs.1 lakh has been reported from a chemist shop in south­east Delhi’s New Friends Colony.
    The body has been sent for post­mortem after which investigation would be conducted.
    The accused used to collect money from public through several bank accounts.

     

  5. The scientist had lost his job with a pharmaceutical firm a month ago and was slating to join another firm in Hyderabad later this month.
    Two pistols and 14 live cartridges were recovered from their position.
    He expressed gratitude to Prime Minister Narendra Modi for resolving long-pending issues of the Sikh community.
    The district administration suspended mobile Internet services in 13 police station area of the city to check the spread of rumours.
    None of these
    Option C
    The scientist had lost his job with a pharmaceutical firm a month ago and was slated to join another firm in Hyderabad later this month.
    Two pistols and 14 live cartridges were recovered from their possession.
    The district administration suspended mobile Internet services in 13 police station areas of the city to check the spread of rumours.

     

  6. The leopard jumped out of one of the rooms and pounced on the forest personnel.
    To end the menace of stray cattle on the roads of Berhampur, Odisha, the local civic body has started tag all cows, bulls, bullocks and buffaloes with special 11­ digit identity numbers from this week.
    A unique “Donate a Life” fund, established by a cancer speciality hospital here, has helped in the treatment of 85 children suffering from blood cancer, enabled them to lead a normal life.
    The free treatment to children diagnosed with three curable cancers are provided as an “entitlement” without any inquiry into financial status of their parents.
    None of these
    Option A
    To end the menace of stray cattle on the roads of Berhampur, Odisha, the local civic body has started tagging all cows, bulls, bullocks and buffaloes with special 11­ digit identity numbers from this week.
    A unique “Donate a Life” fund, established by a cancer speciality hospital here, has helped in the treatment of 85 children suffering from blood cancer, enabling them to lead a normal life.
    The free treatment to children diagnosed with three curable cancers is provided as an “entitlement” without any inquiry into financial status of their parents.

     

  7. The dedicated fund is maintained with the contributions of philanthropists, trusts, donors and some private companies.
    Maharashtra Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis on Tuesday asked the opposition leaders to accept their defeat in Lok Sabha elections instead of blaming the EVMs.
    Opposition parties on Tuesday lashed out at the ruling Shiv Sena and BJP for the loss of lives due to wall collapse incidents in Mumbai and Pune and attributed them to “corruption”.
    While the authorised capacity of prisons in Maharashtra remained stagnant from 2013­-14 to 2017­-18, the inmate population of prisons registered 18% growth from 27,883 to 32,810.
    All are correct
    Option E

     

  8. Energy bills of all consumers in Kerala, mainly consumers in the domestic sector, are likely to go up from 8% to 10% soon.
    The Cabinet is likely to take a call soon on the revised tariff submitted for its approval by Kerala State Electricity Regulatory Commission.
    Nearly 52.5 sq km will be submerged or built over for the contentious Mekedatu balancing reservoir and drinking water project.
    The Kerala government submitted that a comprehensive set of rules and tests have already put in place to prevent such illegal harvesting of organs for transplants.
    All are correct
    Option C
    Energy bills of all consumers in Kerala, mainly consumers in the domestic sector, are likely to go up by 8% to 10% soon.
    The Cabinet is likely to take a call soon on the revised tariff submitted for its approval by the Kerala State Electricity Regulatory Commission.
    The Kerala government submitted that a comprehensive set of rules and tests have already been put in place to prevent such illegal harvesting of organs for transplants.

     

  9. The Bihar government on Tuesday defended its public health system in the Supreme Court, days after massive child deaths due to acute encephalitis syndrome (AES).
    The Tamil Nadu government has opposed the three ­language formula proposed by the Centre in the draft National Education Policy.
    The safety instructions emphasised on encourage pilots to avert landing and conduct a go-­around in case of an unstabilised approach and insisted that airlines pay consideration to crew fatigue while rostering them for flights.
    The Central Educational Institutions (Reservation in Teachers’ Cadre) Bill, 2019, passed by the Lok Sabha, replaces a ordinance promulgated in March.
    None of these
    Option B
    The Bihar government on Tuesday defended its public health system in the Supreme Court, days after mass child deaths due to acute encephalitis syndrome (AES).
    The safety instructions emphasised on encouraging pilots to avert landing and conduct a go-­around in case of an unstabilised approach and insisted that airlines pay consideration to crew fatigue while rostering them for flights.
    The Central Educational Institutions (Reservation in Teachers’ Cadre) Bill, 2019, passed by the Lok Sabha, replaces an ordinance promulgated in March.

     

  10. U .S. President Donald Trump made history on Sunday when he stepped off to North Korean soil from the demilitarised zone (DMZ) that separates the two Koreas.
    He is the only American President to have visit North Korea, the isolated, nuclear-armed dictatorship that is historically seen as an enemy in Washington’s policy establishment.
    North Korea had agreed to close down the Yongbyon facility, its main nuclear fuel production site, but the U.S. rejected the offer, said the North’s nuclear capability is now much more diversified and goes beyond that one plant.
    The deaths of 154 children in Bihar due to acute encephalitis syndrome (AES) has laid bare the precarious capacity of the State’s healthcare apparatus to handle outbreaks.
    None of these
    Option D
    U .S. President Donald Trump made history on Sunday when he stepped on to North Korean soil from the demilitarised zone (DMZ) that separates the two Koreas.
    He is the only American President to have visited North Korea, the isolated, nuclear-armed dictatorship that is historically seen as an enemy in Washington’s policy establishment.
    North Korea had agreed to close down the Yongbyon facility, its main nuclear fuel production site, but the U.S. rejected the offer, saying the North’s nuclear capability is now much more diversified and goes beyond that one plant.

     

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