English: Error Spotting – Set 109 (CLERK Prelims 2017 based)

The given questions on Error Spotting 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)Taking into account all factors, including /(B) few that may lend respite, such as the wide-ranging cuts to the goods and services tax rate, /(C) the RBI has raised its estimate for inflation over the third and fourth /(D) fiscal quarters by 10 basis points from its October projection.
    A) Both (D) and (A)
    B) Both (A) and (B)
    C) Both (B) and (C)
    D) Both (C) and (D)
    E) No Error
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       Option C
    Explanation:
    few = some; omit “has”
  2. (A)The MPC is, however, more confident/(B) about the prospects for growth, concerns/(C) over higher oil prices and shortfalls in/(D) kharif crop output and rabi season sowing notwithstanding.
    A) Both (A) and (D)
    B) Both (B) and (C)
    C) Both (C) and (B)
    D) Both (D) and (A)
    E)  No Error
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       Option E
  3. (A)Buttressing the confidence in the economy are the finding /(B) in the RBI’s survey, which posit an improvement in demand/(C) in the services and infrastructures sectors and an uptick in the overall/(D) business environment in the January-March quarter.
    A) Both (D) and (B)
    B) Both (A) and (C)
    C) Both (B) and (D)
    D) Both (C) and (A)
    E)  No Error
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       Option B
    Explanation:
    finding = findings; infrastructures = infrastructure
  4. (A)While New Delhi has made no public statement/(B), it has reportedly made its displeasure knew, /(C) particularly on the speed and stealth/(D) with for which the negotiations were completed.
    A) Both (A) and (C)
    B) Both (D) and (B)
    C) Both (C) and (D)
    D) Both (B) and (D)
    E)  No Error
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       Option D
    Explanation:
    knew = known; omit “for”
  5. (A)One reason for Mr. Yameen keeping India /(B)out of the loop on the FTA talks may be/(C) New Delhi’s new policy of engaging with the Maldivian opposition, /(D) especially former President Mohammad Nasheed.
    A) Both (A) and (D)
    B) Both (B) and (C)
    C) Both (C) and (B)
    D) Both (D) and (A)
    E)  No Error
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       Option E
  6. (A)Even if the Americans are sincere in its support for us, /(B) they will simply not lobby for India alone; it will be/(C) unthinkable for them to try to get India in without/(D) at the same time getting Japan also.
    A) Both (D) and (C)
    B) Both (A) and (D)
    C) Both (B) and (A)
    D) Both (C) and (B)
    E)  No Error
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       Option B
    Explanation:
    its = their; put “in” after also
  7. (A)The principal P-5 member/(B) opposing us is China. We should not/(C) be misled by their ambiguous/(D) statements on the subject.
    A) Both (A) and (D)
    B) Both (B) and (C)
    C) Both (C) and (B)
    D) Both (D) and (A)
    E)  No Error
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       Option E 
  8. (A)The docking of three Chinese /(B)naval warships in the Male harbour in /(C)August, the first such “goodwill visit”, /(D) being significant in this respect.
    A) Both (A) and (B)
    B) Both (D) and (A)
    C) Both (C) and (C)
    D) Both (B) and (D)
    E) No Error
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       Option D
    Explanation:
    omit “the”; being = was
  9. (A)To have an Indian judge at the ICJ, when we have an active case/(B) on its agenda regarding our nation in illegal custody of Pakistan might be of some /(C)advantage, though it would be wrong to assume that the final judgment would /(D)go in our favour simply because an Indian is on the bench. He will surely act in an objective manner.
    A) Both (B) and (C)
    B) Both (C) and (D)
    C) Both (D) and (A)
    D) Both (A) and (B)
    E)  No Error
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       Option A
    Explanation:
    nation = national; would = will
  10. (A)The agenda deals with questions of peace and security/(B) as well as terrorism and has developed a tendency to widen/(C) its ambit into other fields, including human rights /(D)and eventually environment.
    A) Both (A) and (D)
    B) Both (B) and (C)
    C) Both (C) and (B)
    D) Both (D) and (A)
    E) No Error
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       Option E

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8 Thoughts to “English: Error Spotting – Set 109 (CLERK Prelims 2017 based)”

  1. %%%

    mam 1st ka reason kya h……few->some….”has” omitted

    1. Srishti

      few” can be described as a small, indefinite number, while “some” – as an indefinite, large number

      Action has no relevance with the present. So “has” omitted

  2. %%%

    9th me “regarding our nation” ….isme “national ” kyu kiya ??

    1. Srishti

      Nation = country
      National = a person of the country

      1. Aparna

        PLz help
        How to find error…

  3. Pintu Lakra

    both a and c option or both c and a option mai diff kya hai ?

    1. No difference
      Put by mistake .

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