English: Error Spotting – Set 121

There is error in one of the parts in the following sentences. Mark the option which contains parts (A, B, C, D) which contain error. If no part contains error mark option E as your answer

  1. (A) Some are for real, while others are/(B) attributable to intended underestimates in the budget./(C) It is possible that the forthcoming budget resorts /(D) to an adjustment of revised estimates—revenue and expenditure.
    A
    B
    C
    D
    NE
    Option E

     

  2. (A) The impressive performances of Khan, Ashish Nehra /(B) and Javagal Srinath powered India towards the /(C) final of the 2003 World Cup in South Africa. /(D)In the final, though, they were ripped apart .
    A
    B
    C
    D
    NE
    Option B
    towards = into into is used “to a point at which you hit somebody/something”

     

  3. (A) The Indian team lost the match and returned to/(B) home as runners-up, but not before the /(C) team and its fast-bowling squad had established a /(D) formidable reputation for themselves.
    A
    B
    C
    D
    NE
    Option A
    returned to means “to start again or to reestablish sth. so returned home is correct.

     

  4. (A) The family plan to move in once Prithvi /(B) returns from his latest assignment as captain /(C) of the India team in the ICC Under-19 World Cup in New Zealand./(D) India play their first match against the Australian U-19 side today.
    A
    B
    C
    D
    NE
    Option C
    in = at at shows exactness of sth and world cup in New Zealand is specified in the sentence.

     

  5. (A) Weighed down by an infrastructure loan book /(B) which constitutes nearly 50% of their loan /(C) portfolio, IDFC Bank has been trying to expand /(D) its retail footprint over the next 5 years.
    A
    B
    C
    D
    NE
    Option E

     

  6. (A)Ultimately, there is no one definition of an ideal founder. /(B) Bhavish Aggarwal of Ola Cabs fits in the mould of a young IIT founder /(C) whose company experienced explosive /(D) growth fairly quickly.
    A
    B
    C
    D
    NE
    Option B
    fit the mould is the correct phrase which means to be similar to other people or things or to what is usual

     

  7. (A)Economic policy is often subject to the /(B) problem of what economists call time-inconsistency: /(C) short-term interests frequently undermines the pursuit of /(D) policies that are far more desirable in the long term.
    A
    B
    C
    D
    NE
    Option C
    undermines = undermine

     

  8. (A) The Capital currently has more than 157 cars per 1,000 residents, and /(B) is expected to go up to 380 cars per 1,000 people by 2025. Indian cities are encouraging /(C) further car ownership by providing below-cost public parking and mandating /(D) minimum parking lots to be built in residential buildings.
    A
    B
    C
    D
    NE
    Option D
    in = into
    into = transformation to something

     

  9. (A)Apparently,it became the focus of a panel on /(B) gender inequity and sexual misconduct in American /(C) newsrooms, which was covered by The Atlantic. Carolyn Ryan, an assistant managing editor at the Times, defended /(D) still the controversial decision as a matter of “nuance”, which met with derisive scorn.
    A
    B
    C
    D
    E
    Option D
    still the controversial = the still controversial

     

  10. (A) This deal will therefore help the bank leverage on /(B) Capital First’s customer base of /(C) 3 million retail and small & micro enterprise customers . As on September, /(D) Capital First’s loan book stood at Rs22,974 crore
    A
    B
    C
    D
    NE
    Option E

     




 

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