English: Error Spotting for NABARD, IBPS RRB exams – Set 63

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 E) as you answer.

  1. There are so many religions in the country,(1)/ so many cultures, ideologies and languages,(2)/ but despite that, the country is unitary(3)/ only because of these principles.(4)
    A)(1)
    B)(2)
    C)(3)
    D)(4)
    E) No correction required.
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      Option C
    Explanation: unitary should be replaced by united.
                  
  2. If I talk about just  India,(1)/ the manner in which the number (2)/of mental patients is(3)/growing is a matter of concern.(4)
    A)(1) 
    B)(2) 
    C)(3)
    D)(4)
    E) no correction required.
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      Option A
    Explanation: about just should be replaced by just about
                  
  3. The alleged murder of a woman(1)/ prisoner and subsequent riots by enraged female(2)/ inmates of the Byculla jail is a wakeup (3)/call on the state of affairs inside prison walls.(4)
    A)(1) 
    B)(2)
    C)(3)
    D)(4)
    E) No correction required.
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      Option B
    Explanation:riots should be replaced by rioting.
                  
  4. GST is a landmark step as it has the potential to catalyse changes(1)/ in many other areas. One of the benefits is expected to(2)/ be a favourable environment for Indian manufacturing and(3)/ ‘Make in India’, taking the country on the path to industrialisation.(4)
    A)(1) 
    B)(2)
    C)(3)
    D)(4)
    E) No correction required.
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      Option E
    Explanation:No correction needed.
                  
  5. There is now a widely held view(1)/ that for some time now, (2)/the ‘animal spirits’ of(3)/ Indian enterprise has remained subdued.(4)
    A)(1)
    B)(2) 
    C)(3)
    D)(4)
    E) No correction required.
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      Option D
    Explanation:has > have
                  
  6. Even if  the government seeks(1)/ to ease the business environment,(2)/ judicial activism and bureaucratic(3)/ inertia continue to dampen sentiment.(4)
    A)(1) 
    B)(2) 
    C)(3)
    D)(4)
    E)No correction required.
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      Option A
    Explanation: Even if > even as
                  
  7. The programme empoweres women from weaker sections(1)/ of society to stand on their feet(2)/ and help them making an even larger (3)/contribution to their families and to their communities.(4)
    A)(1) 
    B)(2)
    C)(3)
    D)(4)
    E) No correction required.
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      Option C
    Explanation:making > make
                  
  8. Exercising doesn’t always need to be vigorous, and yoga doesn’t have to always be done on a mat.(1)/ When all you want to do is sit and watch the rain, or you’re set for a difficult week(2)/ and the only time you have is when you’re sitting out on (3)/your balcony to read the newspaper, do these just before you sip up your tea.(4)
    A)(1)
    B)(2)
    C)(3)
    D)(4)
    E) No correction required.
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      Option D
    Explanation:sip up>sip on
                  
  9. Speaking out against lynchings, Prime Minister Narendra Modi(1)/ did well to assert that nobody has the right to(2)/ take the law in his own hands and that indulging in(3)/ violence in the name of ‘gau bhakti’ is against the ideals of Mahatma Gandhi.(4)
    A)(1) 
    B)(2) 
    C)(3)
    D)(4)
    E)No correction required.
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      Option C
    Explanation:in > into
                  
  10. India has emerged as the economic pole of global growth(1)/ by surpassing China and is expected to(2)/ maintain it’s lead over the coming decade,(3)/ says a new study by Harvard University.(4)
    A)(1) 
    B)(2) 
    C)(3)
    D)(4)
    E) No correction required.
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      Option C
    Explanation:it’s should be replaced by its
                  

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39 Thoughts to “English: Error Spotting for NABARD, IBPS RRB exams – Set 63”

  1. Jellyfish

    7/10 ty az team

  2. Diya

    mod please give me the link of Discussion Zone 8 july 2017

      1. ssn

        can u pl give mi tips like how do you study for 12-13 hours and how do you cover the syllabus and practice pl…

        1. Ambika

          yes ofcourse …tell me what u want to ask ::)

        2. Ravi Upadhyay

          jb koi rashta ni rhta tb insaan khud hi 12 12 ghnte pdta h….. kunki private me bahuut bure haal hain..

          1. ssn

            Mujhe toh pvt bhi nai mil raha

          2. Ravi Upadhyay

            hehehehe tb bahuut bure haal h broo..

  3. Ajay Khare

    8/10
    ty..

  4. MAYANK BHARADWAJ100%

    thkss:)))

  5. AVI™ (Sinchen loveR)

    6/10.thnxxx

  6. Ambika

    @mayankbharadwaj96:disqus

    okk so ur saying ki verb ka 3rd form = adjective hota hai ???

    really is this the rule??? well i have never read it before ..plz explain me the rule properly

    1. Sparkle

      If I talk about just India,(1)/ the manner in which the number (2)/of mental patients is(3)/growing is a matter of concern.(4)

      Mam is question me”mental patients are” hona chahiye na?? patients plural h

      1. Ambika

        nooo it is not talking about mental patients
        it is saying about NUMBER of mental patients which is singular so we ll use IS for the number

        1. Sparkle

          ok.. thankyou mam 🙂

    2. vikas

      I think, He may be talking about ed and ing group adjectives.
      amused amusing annoyed annoying

      1. Ambika

        yess but is not in passive voice ..he was trying to say that this is in passive sentence so we ll use third form of riot but riots is not used here as a verb it is a noun here ..:) wese thanks for the info

  7. Ravi Upadhyay

    mam grammar rule khn se padhun… kbhi kbhi to sahi ho jate h kbhi glt ho jate hain

    1. Ambika

      keep reading ..daily padhte rho newspaper ya anything book ya novel..isse understanding bhi bdhegi and jyada rules padhne ki bhi need nhi pdegi
      wese rules padhne ho to kisi bhi book se padhlo i ll suggest neetu singh – from plinth to paramount

      1. bank dreamer

        mam news paper kon sa padhe times of india padhta hu me ye thik ha

        1. Ambika

          read any newspaper ..yess it is absolutely fine 🙂 infact read anything …newspaper se hi english nhi ati ….u can read any book in place of newspaper

  8. _/_

    The alleged murder of a woman(1)/ prisoner and subsequent riots by enraged female(2)/ inmates of the Byculla jail is a wakeup (3)/call on the state of affairs inside prison walls.(4)
    A)(1)
    B)(2)
    C)(3)
    D)(4)
    E) No correction required.
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:riots should be replaced by rioting.
    how ?

    1. Suman Adhikari

      @disqus_sqmL5JaJJZ:disqus Mam, wouldn’t “rioting” violate parallelism here?

      1. Ambika

        noo…not at all rioting is just used as a noun here , not any verb and the whole tense is used in present form so not any violation of the rule

        1. pulkit

          kya ho rha hai site ko.?? kavi open hota hai kavi nahi???

          1. Ambika

            haan pulkit kuch technical problem hai ..kal se ese hi ho rha hai

  9. _/_

    Speaking out against lynchings, Prime Minister Narendra Modi(1)/ did well to assert that nobody has the right to(2)/ take the law in his own hands and that indulging in(3)/ violence in the name of ‘gau bhakti’ is against the ideals of Mahatma Gandhi.(4)
    A)(1)
    B)(2)
    C)(3)
    D)(4)
    E)No correction required.
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:in > into
    ye into ka concept koi smja do
    i forget

  10. Suman Adhikari

    5/10

  11. gomathy priya

    ty az:))

  12. EKTA

    6/10…nice questions

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