English: Error Spotting Questions – Set 112

The given questions on ERROR BASED are based on IBPS CLERK Prelims 2017 Exam.

In each of the following questions there are sentences. There is error in two parts. Mark the option which contains error parts as your answer. If no part contains error mark option E as your answer.

  1. (A)The 2G scam verdict comes to a /(B) setback to the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP)-led NDA, /(C) which rode to power in 2014 on the plank of ending corruption in public life, using the 2G spectrum scandal /(D) and alleged irregularities in coal block allocations that dogged the second term of the Congress-led United Progressive Alliance (UPA).
    (A)
    (B)
    (C)
    (D)
    No Error
    Option A
    Explanation: comes to = comes as
  2. (A)The political significance of the verdict can be /(B) understood from the fact that top Congress leaders /(C) Ghulam Nabi Azad and Anand Sharma met /(D) Kanimozhi at her residence in the national capital.
    (A)
    (B)
    (C)
    (D)
    No Error
    Option E
    Explanation: No Error
  3. (A)The recent elections in Gujarat have highlighted/(B) the rural-urban divide. Lots of well-meaning advice /(C) has been proffer on the need for /(D) the government to alleviate farm distress.
    (A)
    (B)
    (C)
    (D)
    No Error
    Option C
    Explanation: proffer = proffered
  4. (A)Condom ads can be shown round the clock provided /(B) they are not sexually titillating, the union government /(C) said in a fresh clarification, softening its earlier position /(D) that condom commercials should not be aired between 6am and 10pm.
    (A)
    (B)
    (C)
    (D)
    No Error
    Option E
    Explanation: No Error
  5. (A)India’s decision to vote against American recognition /(B) of Jerusalem as the Israeli capital comes a day after /(C) Trump warned the countries against /(D) opposing the US position.
    (A)
    (B)
    (C)
    (D)
    No Error
    Option C
    Explanation: Omit “the” before countries
  6. (A)This brought the Indian tax regime to a /(B) central stage. India follows residence-based tax /(C) system in which a resident is taxed on his global income while a non-resident is taxed on his income /(D) sourced in India, i.e. ‘received’ or ‘accrued’ in India.
    (A)
    (B)
    (C)
    (D)
    No Error
    Option C
    Explanation: in = under
  7. (A)Indian company pays corporate income tax on its taxable/(B) income and also pays dividend distribution /(C) tax on the dividends distributed to the shareholders, thus subjected to multiple taxation /(D) prior to its repatriation to the foreign investors.
    (A)
    (B)
    (C)
    (D)
    No Error
    Option C
    Explanation: subjected = subject
  8. (A)Under the India-Singapore DTAA, a Singapore resident /(B) can claim tax benefit through the tax credit /(C) method where residents of the city-state can claim credit for taxes paid in India against the same income taxable in Singapore equal to the amount /(D) of tax paid in India or is liable to paid in Singapore, whichever is lower.
    (A)
    (B)
    (C)
    (D)
    No Error
    Option D
    Explanation: paid = pay
  9. (A)Every ground that the CBI had adduced to prove /(B) that Mr. Raja manipulated the first-came, /(C) first-served system to favour Swan Telecom and Unitech Wireless, among others, and helped them make a windfall profit by /(D) offloading their stakes, has been rejected by Special Judge O.P. Saini.
    (A)
    (B)
    (C)
    (D)
    No Error
    Option B
    Explanation: first-came = first-come
  10. (A)Eliminating graft from public life is not only /(B) about making allegations to stick during election time,/(C) but also about diligent /(D) investigation and efficient prosecution.
    (A)
    (B)
    (C)
    (D)
    No Error
    Option B
    Explanation: omit “to” before



 

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3 Thoughts to “English: Error Spotting Questions – Set 112”

  1. NM

    in 6th ques…….why “in” is inappropriate ??

  2. Sushant Raj

    please explain in detail which part is incorrect grammatically for better understanding.

  3. amit

    No use without explanation!!!

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