English: Error Spotting for upcoming exams – Set 80

Directions : In each of the following sentences, find if any part of the sentence (1), (2), (3) or (4) contains error. If there is no error mark “No Error” as you answer.

  1. Despite of many difficulties in the political relationship(1)/ with Washington, Nehru retained out only a civil dialogue(2)/ with the USA, but also(3)/ very considerable economic interaction(4)
    A) (1)
    B) (2)
    C) (3)
    D) (4)
    E) NE
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       Option A
    Explanation: delete ‘of’
  2. The govt.’s decision to charge a cess on (1)/ all services in addition to the service tax (2)/ will make services more expensive (3)/ and also clutter tax system(4).
    A) (1)
    B) (2)
    C) (3)
    D) (4)
    E) NE
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       Option D
    Explanation: ‘the’ tax system
  3. When a business is in transition,sometimes (1)/ the decision making process will slow down and that (2)/ can be bad for the business because (3)/ this creates some uncertainty(4).
    A) (1)
    B) (2)
    C) (3)
    D) (4)
    E) NE
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       Option D
    Explanation: this = it
  4. Every family has to (1)/ have its own structure but there is (2)/ a clear necessity to delineate and differentiate (3)/ between the family and the business (4).
    A) (1)
    B) (2)
    C) (3)
    D) (4)
    E) NE
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       Option E
    Explanation:
  5. Whosoever commits the offence of money laundering(1)/ shall be punishable with rigorous imprisonment (2)/ for a term which shall not be fewer than three years (3)/ but may extend to seven years(4).
    A) (1)
    B) (2)
    C) (3)
    D) (4)
    E) NE
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       Option C
    Explanation: fewer = less
  6. it is the duty of the banker to ensure that (1)/ the cheque is crossed specifically to himself(2)/ and if the cheque is crossed to some other banker(3)/ hey should refuse to collect it(4).
    A) (1)
    B) (2)
    C) (3)
    D) (4)
    E) NE
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       Option C
    Explanation: another = other
  7. A person who is adjudged insolvent or is convicted of (1)/ an offence of involved moral turpitude (2)/ is disqualified to be a director (3)/ and has to vacate office(4).
    A) (1)
    B) (2)
    C) (3)
    D) (4)
    E) NE
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       Option B
    Explanation: involved = involving
  8. Ideally, cess and surcharges must subsume (1)/ in GST to ensure that the input tax (2)/ credit chain is not broken (3)/ and production becomes more efficient (4).
    A) (1)
    B) (2)
    C) (3)
    D) (4)
    E) NE
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       Option A
    Explanation: subsume = subsumed
  9.  My friends and I use to have (1)/ a great time watching the Ramlila, (2)/ and as children, our favorite (3)/ character  was Hanuman(4).
    A) (1)
    B) (2)
    C) (3)
    D) (4)
    E) NE
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       Option A
    Explanation: use = used
  10. Mahatma Gandhi and Pariyar Ramasami, the founder (1)/ of the Dravidian movement, leaders of entirely different(2)/ ideological moorings, had used Ram(3)/ to craft his own political idiom(4).
    A) (1)
    B) (2)
    C) (3)
    D) (4)
    E) NE
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       Option D
    Explanation: his = their

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25 Thoughts to “English: Error Spotting for upcoming exams – Set 80”

  1. Navyaaaa

    @Bhawani Pradhan Sir/mam

    1st mai not only-but also combo bhi hona chaiye na. nehru retained out NOT ONLY…
    5th mai agar shall be punished lgaye to..? Years to count ho sakte h na
    10th main founders bhi ayega kya 2 log ki bat ho rhi hai..

    1. Srishti

      Bhawani Pradhan is Madam ??
      Not only = used to say that both of two related statements are true
      Punishable = adjective
      Founder, not founders.

      1. Navyaaaa

        thanku mam, why not founders jb their use ho rha hai to.
        5th mai fewer and less kaise decide krege years k liye. Years to count ho sakte h na

        1. Srishti

          Leaders -> their

          1. Trisha

            In Q.10 founder is only Pariyar Ramasami not mahatma gandhi.. that’s why only founder is used. but they are two different persons, so leaders is used. ryt?

        2. Trisha

          same.. i m also not convinced with 5th ques mistake.. as per rules fewer is right.. but as per supermarket offer ’10 or less’, less is right.. please clarify @disqus_PiSRYmLY5L:disqus

      2. jaga

        Mam ap odisha se ho?

        1. Srishti

          Yes! Bhubaneswar.

  2. Navyaaaa

    bahut galat ho gye re baba.. ;/

    1. -HOPE- (Dipankar)

      practice krti raho sab thik ho jayega koi v 100% nai h world me

      1. Navyaaaa

        apko kitna mila

  3. DHANANJAY

    thx mam
    6/10

  4. the walking dead

    5-10:)

    1. Navyaaaa

      ajeeb thi s quiz, pagal wali mistakes hui ;/

      1. the walking dead

        same here…silly mistakes

  5. MAYANK BHARADWAJ100%

    thks

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