English: Error Spotting Set 6

In each of the following sentences, find if any part of the sentence (1), (2), (3) or (4) contains error. If there is no error mark E) as you answer.

  1. The consumer should mention (1)/ whether she wants (2)/ a full and partial refund, (3)/ or replacement of product.(4)
    A) 1
    B) 2
    C) 3
    D) 4
    E) No error
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    Option C
    Correction:

    and – or
  2. In the initial stage, (1)/ the centre will encourage a dialogue among (2)/ customers and e-commerce companies via text based negotiation (3)/ on a tailor-made platform.(4)
    A) 1
    B) 2
    C) 3
    D) 4
    E) No error
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    Option B
    Correction:

    among- between
  3. The police later said (1)/ the suspect has denied (2)/the offence and (3)/ might not be the right man.(4)
    A) 1
    B) 2
    C) 3
    D) 4
    E) No error
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    Option B
    Correction:

    has – had
  4. Team India is operating on a higher plane (1)/ and its performance to some extent restored the primacy of Tests,(2)/ and that for the cricket aware fans,(3) /is the biggest takeaway. (4)
    A) 1
    B) 2
    C) 3
    D) 4
    E) No error
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    Option B
    Correction:

    restored – has restored
  5. Pregnancy causes long-lasting physical changes (1)/ to the woman’s brain, with significant,(2)/ but seemingly beneficial, grey matter loss (3)/ in parts of the crucial organ.(4)
    A) 1
    B) 2
    C) 3
    D) 4
    E) No error
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    Option B
    Correction:

    the – a
  6. Deep from within (1)/ the Indonesian jungle a solitary, (2)/seldom seen forest giant emerges (3)/ from the undergrowth.(4)
    A) 1
    B) 2
    C) 3
    D) 4
    E) No error
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    Option E

    .
  7. The newly developed vaccine quickly produces (1)/ a strong immune defence (2)/ and completely protects mouse (3)/ and non-human primates from disease.(4)
    A) 1
    B) 2
    C) 3
    D) 4
    E) No error
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    Option C
    Correction:

    mouse – mice
  8. The species was declared (1)/ extinct in the wild of Malaysia, (2)/leaving just tiny herds from two to five (3)/ rhinos scattered across Sumatra.(4)
    A) 1
    B) 2
    C) 3
    D) 4
    E) No error
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    Option C
    Correction:

    from – of
  9. Why a bank needs to charge (1)/a merchant for debit card transactions, (2)/a charge that acts as a disincentive (3)/ for the merchant to install the machine?(4)
    A) 1
    B) 2
    C) 3
    D) 4
    E) No error
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    Option A
    Correction:

    why does a bank need to charge.
  10. To be able to create (1)/a culture of leadership, (2)/an organisation has to adopt(3)/ a broader and a customised definition of leadership.(4)
    A) 1
    B) 2
    C) 3
    D) 4
    E) No error
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    Option D
    Correction:

    a broader and customised definition of leadership.

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