English: Error Spotting – Set 129

In each of the following questions there are sentences that form a paragraph. There is error in one of the parts. Mark the option which contains parts (A, B, C, D, E) which do not contain error. If no part contains error mark option E as your answer

  1. a. Goyal said that India may even sell power to Sri Lanka.
    b. He said that the ‘Ram setu’ type power line can be developed
    c. to connect the two nations and allow the
    d. power trade. Shooting for some
    e. really faraway stars here, Mr Goyal!

    abcd
    bcde
    cdea
    deab
    All are correct
    Option C
    a Ram Setu; Here Ram Setu is not a particular thing

     

  2. a. While Nadda patiently allowed all to ask questions,
    b. he had no information to share on essential
    c. such as the estimated insurance premium, the
    d. total projected outlay, or a timeline
    e. for the scheme’s implementation.

    abcd
    bcde
    cdea
    deab
    All are correct
    Option C
    essential = essentials; essential is an adjective while essentials is a noun.

     

  3. a. The GSTN has got service tax exempted for the
    b. period March 28, 2013 to June 30, 2017. Even
    c. services around petroleum-related
    d. payments have been service tax
    e. exempted on a retrospective basis!

    abcd
    bcde
    cdea
    deab
    All are correct
    Option B
    exempted = exemption

     

  4. a. It is also true that a majority of illnesses
    b. can be tackled at the primary level before
    c. they become more complicated, expensive and
    d. challenging to treat. In fact, escalating costs
    e. make caring for patients in the hospitals unsustainable.

    abcd
    bcde
    cdea
    deab
    All are correct
    Option A
    Omit “the” before hospitals. We donot use “the” with hospitals, schools and other intitutions when their purpose is specified.

     

  5. a. The teams will provide preventive and promotive services
    b. to encourage the adoption of healthy behaviour.
    c. They will also partner with other frontline teams
    d. to ensure that the determinants of ill
    e. health such as nutrition, sanitation and education are addressed.

    abcd
    bcde
    cdea
    deab
    All are correct
    Option E

     

  6. a. The proposed NHPS can be a game-changer for reducing
    b. the burden of catastrophic expenditure incurred
    c. on hospitalisation for million. The scheme
    d. will be centrally sponsored, with a
    e. sharing of funds between the Centre and the States.

    abcd
    bcde
    cdea
    deab
    All are correct
    Option D
    million = millions; million is used where there is no specific numerical is preceeded by it.

     

  7. a. When Silvio Berlusconi resigned as Italian prime minister
    b. in 2011 after 17 years at the top,
    c. having lost his majority, there
    d. was little doubt that the canny spin
    e. master will return to the political fold.

    abcd
    bcde
    cdea
    aeab
    All are correct
    Option D
    will = would; you use would to preserve the future aspect when talking about the past.

     

  8. a. According to the most recent polls the Berlusconi-led
    b. alliance is in the lead,
    c. though it remains unclear whether
    d. the election will lead to an
    e. outright victory or a hung parliament.

    abcd
    bcde
    cdea
    deab
    All are correct
    Option E

     

  9. a. The Democratic Party has suffered since the ill-fated
    b. referendum of 2016 in which Renzi sought to
    c. bring in wide-range changes to the
    d. composition of parliament, and centralise
    e. power away from local government.

    abcd
    bcde
    cdea
    deab
    All are correct
    Option D
    wide-range = wide-ranging

     

  10. a. A recent active convert to social media, Berlusconi tweeted
    b. pictures of himself with Juncker, urging greater
    c. unity across Europe over issues of work and immigration,
    d. and is even touting the idea of a single
    e. European foreign and defence policy.

    abcd
    bcde
    cdea
    deab
    All are correct
    Option D
    on = over

     



 

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4 Thoughts to “English: Error Spotting – Set 129”

  1. DAS

    nice questions mam
    thank you

  2. Bad girl 😎 😎

    mam q 3 me The GSTN has got service tax exempted for the
    b. period March 28, 2013 to June 30, 2017. Even
    c. services around petroleum-related
    d. payments have been service tax
    e. exempted on a retrospective basis! isme below me exempted laga to upper kyu nai ?

  3. Always smile:)

    ty az:))

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