English: Error Spotting – Set 128

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) Crucially, since the BJP wave had reached Rajasthan by the time of my January 2013 /(B) survey — nine months before state assembly elections that saw the largest /(C) BJP victory in Rajasthan’s history — I could /(D) observed whether voters thought the next elected sarpanch would be more likely to be favored with state funds if he or she belonged to the BJP.
    A
    B
    C
    D
    NE
    Option D
    observed = observe

     

  2. (A) The idea of setting up MSP at 1.5x the cost of production sets off mixed feelings. While /(B) it is something that will benefit the farmer (assuming that government /(C) agencies are active in procurement, which has not been the case till now) the fact is that it /(D) might have an impact on food price inflation.
    A
    B
    C
    D
    NE
    Option A
    setting up = setting

     

  3. (A) Long-term growth depends on continuous improvements in productivity /(B) and innovation. China has transformed itself over time from being a manufacturing /(C) powerhouse driven by sweatshop labour to one propelled/(D) by high-tech products.
    A
    B
    C
    D
    NE
    Option E

     

  4. (A) While emphasising the role of investment in stimulating the economy /(B) the Survey clears the path by saying that the twin /(C)balance sheet issue has to be addressed, which also means we need to see more /(D) resolution coming in the next couple of months.
    A
    B
    C
    D
    NE
    Option D
    resolution = resolutions

     

  5. (A) While the Government has successfully managed to increase the /(B) penetration of crop insurance, it now /(C) needs to ensure timely payment of claims /(D) to not just to curtail losses but also to encourage farmers to adopt insurance.
    A
    B
    C
    D
    NE
    Option D
    omit “to” before not just to

     

  6. (A) The cost of the farm products are towards their peak whereas the /(B) condition of farmers is getting worse. This government is also anti-middle class /(C) and anti-poor. The cost of 80 per cent of medicines /(D) has doubled in last 2-3 years.
    A
    B
    C
    D
    NE
    Option A
    towards = at

     

  7. (A) The Central Board of Excise and Custom is issuing amended CGST Rules /(B) quite frequently so that taxpayers need not refer to old rules and the /(C) amendments — a similar pattern should be /(D) followed for GST Council’s notifications.
    A
    B
    C
    D
    NE
    Option E

     

  8. (A) Decelerated exports and accelerated imports derailed the economy. When /(B) real incomes are affected, it is natural /(C) that the spending pattern is also affected. The focus of this year’s /(D) budget should be on jobs, rural growth, and education.
    A
    B
    C
    D
    NE
    Option C
    is also = also is

     

  9. (A) Since ‘data is king’ in the new world, huge opportunities arises /(B) for people with skills in statistics and the ability to /(C) frame mathematical models. A data /(D) scientist is a better statistician than a software engineer.
    A
    B
    C
    D
    NE
    Option A
    arises = arise

     

  10. (A) The officials perhaps are totally unaware of the wall painting /(B) movement in many Indian cities. In Mumbai, the drab Sassoon Docks area has been /(C) turned into a public art gallery inspired by the ethos and /(D) spirit of the people who work in the area.
    A
    B
    C
    D
    NE
    Option E

     



 

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9 Thoughts to “English: Error Spotting – Set 128”

  1. Tapan

    in question no 6 —The cost of the farm products are towards their peak whereas the….
    why their is not wrong here? we use their for living.

    please explain

    1. Srishti

      In some cases “their” is gender-neutral

      1. Tapan

        could you explain it detail, if possible, it will help me a lot. thanks for reply

  2. prashant vishwakarma

    mam in Q6* the cost of form products are * hoga ya *the cost of form products is hoga..pls clear my doubt

  3. Mayukh Bose

    Ques no 6 – Cost of products are/ costs of products are??
    Ques no 8 .. What is the reason of using ‘also is’? as we know adverb ‘also’ comes after helping verb..
    Please explain

    1. Srishti

      The cost of products ARE
      Q.no. 8
      Explanation may be ambiguous to you.
      Income and spending are two different aspects. Yet they are interrelated.
      If we have talked about common aspects of same thing, then the rule you mentioned ought to be followed.

      1. Mayukh Bose

        It’s very difficult to spot it as an error.

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