English: Error Spotting for IBPS PO Prelims Exam – Set 91 (IBPS PO 2017 Pattern)

In each of the following questions there are sentences that form a paragraph. There is error in one of the parts. Mark the option which contains parts (i, ii, iii, iv, v) which do not contain error. If no part contains error mark option E as your answer.

  1. A) The government recognised street vending as
    B) not only a source of self-employment for the poor
    C) in cities and towns, but also a means to provide
    D) “affordable”  as well as “convenient” services
    E) to a majority of the urban population.
    1) ABCD
    2) BCDE
    3) ABDE
    4) BDAC
    5) NE
    View Answer
       Option 3
    Explanation:
    But also “as” a means of
  2. A) The Academy perhaps tried too hard given the criticism,
    B) and the awardee’s snub, that came its way last year when the prize
    C) went to American singer-songwriter Bob Dylan; it had clearly been
    D)  trying to push the envelope in capturing newer forms of narrative-telling,
    E)after bringing to the notice of a wider readership the brilliant Belarusian journalist Svetlana Alexievich
    1) ABCD
    2) BCDE
    3) ABED
    4) BCED
    5) NE
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       Option 5
    Explanation:
    SENTENCE IS CORRECT.
  3. A) Ishiguro’s credentials are impeccable. Strong,
    B) albeit strange and unreliable characters; spare prose,
    C) used for devastating effect; genres varying from science
    D) fiction to fantasy, with no book
    E) of his reading like the last.
    1) ACED
    2) BCDE
    3) ABDE
    4) BDCA
    5) NE
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       Option 3
    Explanation:
    TO devastating
  4. A) The decline in its institutional pride and standards
    B) had begun in the 1960s. Barring brief episodes
    C) of precarious recovery, descent into the shared
    D)  hollows of higher education in the Hindi
    E) belt has been consistent.
    1) ABCD
    2) BCDE
    3) ABCE
    4) BCEA
    5) NE
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       Option 3
    Explanation:
    hollows = hollow
  5. A) The young women who paid the price of mass
    B) protest by getting brutally assaulted and injured
    C) have already become symbols of a deeper stirring
    D)  than the officials of BHU have the
    E) wherewithal and imagination to gauge.
    1) BDEC
    2) ABDC
    3) BCAE
    4) ABCE
    5) NE
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       Option 5

Direction(1-5) Read each sentence to find out whether there is Error in it. The erroe , if any, will be in one part or more of the sentence. Choose the option “with  no error” as your answer. If there is no error, mark 5.

  1. (A) The colonial model of affiliating universities was/ (B)essentially that of a bureaucratic mechanism/(C) to examine, certify and/(D) thereby maintain legitimacy of the/(E) distribution of eligibility for government jobs.
    1) AC
    2) BC
    3) ABC
    4) other than given optionns
    5) NO ERROR
    View Answer
       Option 5 
  2. (A) The monumental efforts mooted and sustained /(B)by Pandit Madan Mohan Malaviya to set up it /(C)was a part of an intellectual struggle that did not last/(D) long after Independence: the struggle to/(E) engage with colonial subjugation through education.
    1) AE
    2) BC
    3) DE
    4) CE
    5) NO ERROR
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       Option 3
    Explanation: A= efforts= effort;
    B= set up it = set it up;
    C= omit ‘a’ before part
  3.  (A)Although student /(B)activism has an older history, its eruptions/(C) intensified in the mid-1960s, disturbing/(D) the annual routine of/(E) lives in many universities.
    1) ABCD
    2) BCED
    3) AECD
    4) ED
    5) NO ERROR
    View Answer
       Option 1
    Explanation: lives = life
  4.  (A)Recruitment of teachers now/(B) provide reservation for the lower and middle castes/,(C) but the dominance of upper castes/(D) and competition among them continue/(E) to shape the campus ethos.
    1) ACD
    2) CDE
    3) BCE
    4) other than given options
    5) NO ERROR
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       Option 4
    Explanation: B= provide = provides
    D= continue = continues
  5.  (A)Having been sent back home after facing /(B)a lathi charge, they will no doubt/(C) receive sobering counsel /(D)from their elders, many of whom /(E)may not have been to college.
    1) ABC
    2) BE
    3) CD
    4) AE
    5) NO ERROR
    View Answer
       Option 5 

 

 

 

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24 Thoughts to “English: Error Spotting for IBPS PO Prelims Exam – Set 91 (IBPS PO 2017 Pattern)”

  1. akshita

    Thankw so much sis..keep posting till next week

    1. anil pal

      Yes bcz my exam 14 Oct and u

        1. anil pal

          All the best for your exam

  2. balakrushna das

    thanks

  3. Sumit Gupta

    todays pattern changed.

  4. John Wick

    Ye pattern ni hai exam me error sentence find krna hai shayad sab to aesa bol rhe hai

    1. aspirant

      filler aaya tha aj??

      1. John Wick

        Mera 14 ko hai mst tough ayga us din

        1. aspirant

          yr pahle hi aise soch k jaoge toh xam kharab ho jayega…achcha hoga yr xam..tough ayega v toh sabke liye hi hoga..cool hokar xam dena h..mera v 14th ko hi h:)

      2. John Wick

        Kuch to bol rhe hai wse aya tha

      3. Yes fillers.
        More than one fill up was to be filled

        1. aspirant

          mam karishma spam me h..plz check

          1. I had removed

            abhi bhi nhi ho rhe comment ?

          2. aspirant

            thanks mam:)

    2. Pattern is changing in each shift.
      These type came yesterday

  5. " Born To Win "

    mam 4th m hollows kyu nhi ho sktaa ?

  6. " Born To Win "

    A) The colonial model of affiliating universities was/ (B)essentially that of a bureaucratic mechanism/(C) to examine, certify and/(D) thereby maintain legitimacy of the/(E) distribution of eligibility for government jobs.

    1. " Born To Win "

      mam esme essential kyu nhi hoga ?

      1. Srishti

        Essentially is sentence adverb which is modifying the following clause.

  7. shipra

    Ma’am ques 1 me jab “as” not only ke pehle lga h to but also k baad kyu “as” lga rhe h .It violates the concept of parallelism… yha as ki zarurat hi nhi h na

    1. Srishti

      I don’t know what concept you are talking about. But the given structure and error are correct.

  8. the walking dead

    🙂

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