English: Error Spotting for Upcoming Exam – Set 103 (IBPS PO 2017 Pattern)

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) Macron is now waiting to see how he can secure
    B) the benefits of a relationship he’s so keenly invested in.
    C) These questions aren’t just central to
    D) two political careers – one just starting,
    E) the other almost record duration.
    1) ABCD
    2) BCDE
    3) CDEA
    4) DEAB
    5) All are Correct
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       Option 1
    Explanation: the other “of”
  2. A) Frank-Walter Steinmeier, the German president,
    B) wasn’t wrong when he warned on Monday that
    C) concern would only grow among his neighbours
    D) if the leaders of Europe’s largest nation
    E) did not rise to their responsibilities.
    1) ABCD
    2) BCDE
    3) CDEA
    4) DEAB
    5) All are Correct
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       Option 5 

  3. A) The country’s anchoring in the EU is
    B) not in doubt. Its main political parties are all
    C) agree on the need to preserve the European
    D) project which, as Konrad Adenauer said
    E) in the 1950s, would be the road to Germany’s rehabilitation.
    1) ABCD
    2) BCDE
    3) CDEA
    4) DEAB
    5) All are Correct
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       Option 3
    Explanation: omit “are”
  4. A) Macron needs Germany if he is to succeed
    B) in at least creating the impression
    C) that he can transform France into a trailblazing
    D) European power. Germany needs France
    E) to allay continental perceptions.
    1) ABCD
    2) BCDE
    3) CDEA
    4) DEAB
    5) All are Correct
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       Option 5 

  5. A) Another German election could delay everything
    B) for months on end: fixing the eurozone,
    C) resolving the future relationship with Britain, dealing
    D) with the Balkans, delivering on trade deals,
    E) regulation globalisation, saving the Paris climate.
    1) ABCD
    2) BCDE
    3) CDEA
    4) DEAB
    5) All are Correct
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       Option 1
    Explanation: regulation = regulating
  6. A) Macron’s France is on a bit of  high these days,
    B) and pulling Europe out of a difficult decade is one
    C) of the president’s biggest ambitions. He has built up
    D) a close relationship with Merkel, and together
    E) they had announced a “plan” for Europe.
    1)  ABCD
    2) BCDE
    3) CDEA
    4) DEAB
    5) All are Correct
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       Option 2
    Explanation: “a” high
  7. A) There is less doubt about
    B) which forces might seek to capitalise
    C) on these events. Merkel has
    D) been a favourite punch bag for populists
    E) and extremists, left and right alike.
    1) ABCD
    2) BCDE
    3) CDEA
    4) DEAB
    5) All are Correct
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       Option 2
    Explanation: less = little
  8. A) Germany’s politics look upended but the fundamentals are
    B) still in place: the postwar democratic set-up is hardly under threat.
    C) Still, this is rattling stuff.
    D) Europe’s powerhouse is in unknown political territory at a time
    E) when so much remains unresolved across the continent.
    1) ABCD
    2) BCDE
    3) CDEA
    4) DEAB
    5) All are Correct
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       Option 5 

  9. A) Philip Hammond’s budget faces political
    B) death by impossible demands.
    C) The question is how long he can defer
    D) the execution. The chancellor is supposed
    E) to maintain fiscal discipline and ease the pains of austerity.
    1) ABCD
    2) BCDE
    3) CDEA
    4) DEAB
    5) All are Correct
    View Answer
       Option 1
    Explanation: pins = pain
  10. A) Labour is consistently ahead by a few points,
    B) but the Tories have not been dramatically
    C) penalised for weeks of scandal and Brexit
    D)  Vote shares has
    E) hardly shifted since the election.
    1) ABCD
    2) BCDE
    3) CDEA
    4) CEAB
    5) All are Correct
    View Answer
       Option 4
    Explanation: has = have

 

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