English: Error Spotting for Upcoming Exam – Set 106 (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. A bountiful harvest that implies an increase in output
    B. may not always increase the nominal income of
    C. the farming sector, which is subjected to the behaviour
    D. of input and more particularly output prices,
    E. which may sometimes move sharply.
    A) ABCD
    B) BCDE
    C) CDEA
    D) DEAB
    E) All are Correct
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       Option D
    Explanation: subjected = subject
  2. A. In the case of pulses, government policies are
    B. rightly aimed at increasing production to address
    C. the protein deficiency in the
    D. vegetarian diet of the population.
    E. Pulses production declined in 2014-15 and 2015-16.
    A) ABCD
    B) BCDE
    C) CDEA
    D) DEAB
    E) All are Correct
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       Option E 
  3. A. The price of tur was declining during many of 2016-17
    B. from the highs reached in the previous year
    C. dropping below MSP in some months and registering
    D. a decline of 25 per cent during October-March
    E. over the same period in the previous year.
    A) ABCD
    B) BCDE
    C) CDEA
    D) DEAB
    E) All are Correct
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       Option B
    Explanation: many = much
  4. A. A robust procurement mechanism is necessary for
    B. the MSP to be effective as a market support measure.
    C. Even where the government — Central or State —
    D. presently announces MSPs for a range of commodity,
    E. including pulses and oilseeds.
    A) ABCD
    B) BCDE
    C) CDEA
    D) EABC
    E) All are Correct
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       Option D
    Explanation: commodity = commodities
  5. A. Taking the case of pulses, where prices have gone down
    B. when production increased, can we design
    C. a system where the production in excess
    D. over normal level be absorbed?
    E. Exports should normally play this role.
    A) ABCD
    B) BCDE
    C) CDEA
    D) DEAB
    E) All are Correct
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       Option B
    Explanation: gone = moved
  6. A. The MSP fixed by the Centre taken into account
    B. the cash expenditure on materials incurred in the production,
    C. imputed value of family labour besides the hired
    D. labour and imputed value of other inputs owned by the farmers,
    E. and therefore may be considered as the ‘normal’ price level
    A) ABCD
    B) BCDE
    C) CDEA
    D) DEAB
    E) All are Correct
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       Option B
    Explanation: taken = takes
  7. A. A procurement policy aimed at supporting
    B. price level of pulses, as a ‘market protection
    C. measure for the farmers’ would have to
    D. aim at absorbing ‘excess production’ from
    E. the market, departing from the ‘open-ended’ procurement.
    A) ABCD
    B) BCDE
    C) CDEA
    D) DEAB
    E) All are Correct
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       Option E 
  8. A. The procurement policy proposed can be
    B. fine-tuned for the market conditions.
    C. Procurement can stop as soon as
    D. market prices touch the MSP.
    E. Putting in place such a procurement plan will help
    A) ABCD
    B) BCDE
    C) CDEA
    D) DEAB
    E) All are Correct
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       Option C
    Explanation: for = to
  9. A. Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s creation
    B. Of New India by 2022 has led to the Government
    C. identifying 115 backward districts for rapid
    D. transformation by 2022.
    E. And taking this forward is Cabinet Secretary PK Sinha.
    A) ABCD
    B) BCDE
    C) CDEA
    D) DEAB
    E) All are Correct
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       Option C
    Explanation: of “a” New India
  10. A. He says his bottomline has been hit as no
    B. government official in Haryana or in States
    C. to which his cargo goes can explain
    D. whether his branded but non-registered
    E. basmati should attract 5 per cent tax under GST.
    A) ABCD
    B) BCDE
    C) CDEA
    D) DEAB
    E) All are Correct
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       Option D
    Explanation: can = could

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9 Thoughts to “English: Error Spotting for Upcoming Exam – Set 106 (IBPS PO 2017 Pattern)”

  1. Always smile

    ty az:) nice

  2. Always smile

    6th question expaint plz

    1. Srishti

      3rd form is used in present perfect tense.

      1. Always smile

        🙂 thanku

  3. diaries

    And taking this forward is Cabinet Secretary PK Sinha. or
    And taking this forward by Cabinet Secretary PK Sinha. which is correct and please explain……

    1. Srishti

      And taking this forward is Cabinet Secretary PK Sinha.

      1. diaries

        why not by in place of is??

        1. Srishti

          Sentence is in active form and it is a direct action.

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