English: Error Spotting for Upcoming Exam – Set 110

 

Directions: 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 “No Error (NE)” as your answer.

  1. (1)The Bill seeks to lay down a/(2) clear resolution mechanism for/(3) banks and financial firms in the case /(4) of default and this is welcome.
    A) (1)
    B) (2)
    C) (3)
    D) (4)
    E) NE
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       Option E 

  2. (1)The Centre should redraft the ambiguously/(2) worded portions of the Bill to/(3) clarify if deposits will be subjected to bail-ins, /(4) and if so, with what basic protections.
    A) (1)
    B) (2)
    C) (3)
    D) (4)
    E) NE
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       Option C
    Explanation:
    subjected = subject
  3. (1)The reiteration of the sovereign guarantee /(2) to PSBs is reassuring, but informed depositors might like more details about /(3) how the insurance mechanism will change under the FRDI and the extent of/(4) discretionary powers to the Resolution Corporation.
    A) (1)
    B) (2)
    C) (3)
    D) (4)
    E) NE
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       Option B
    Explanation:
    might = may
  4. (1)The extent to which Indians are /(2) attached to their bank balances is visible a /(3) couple of years ago when a rumour was spread/(4) that a leading private bank in India was running out of cash to operate.
    A) (1)
    B) (2)
    C) (3)
    D) (4)
    E) NE
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       Option B
    Explanation:
    is = was
  5. (1)The clause that has created all the trouble is 3a) which states /(2) that a bail-in provision could mean a provision cancelling a liability /(3) owed by a bank, a provision modifying or /(4) changing the form of a liability owed by the bank.
    A) (1)
    B) (2)
    C) (3)
    D) (4)
    E) NE
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       Option E 

  6. (1)The bail-in provision can also /(2) be legally challenged if the need /(3) for a bail-in has occurred due to the Government’s /(4) largesse in waiving off loans such as agricultural loans.
    A) (1)
    B) (2)
    C) (3)
    D) (4)
    E) NE
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       Option E 

  7. (1)Addressing a press conference to announce the /(2) launching of an important scheme relating to her/(3) ministry recently in the capital, Minister for Woman and Child Development Maneka Gandhi  /(4) experienced slip of tongue not once, but twice.
    A) (1)
    B) (2)
    C) (3)
    D) (4)
    E) NE
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       Option D
    Explanation:
    “a” slip of tongue
  8. (1)High public spending by the Government was not /(2) sufficient to reverse the trend and growth slumped to 5.7 per cent /(3) in the first quarter of FY18 before recovering /(4) marginally to 6.3 in the second quarter.
    A) (1)
    B) (2)
    C) (3)
    D) (4)
    E) NE
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       Option E 

  9. (1) The Government just has announced road projects /(2) spanning 34,800 km costing ₹14 lakh crore /(3) to be constructed /(4) over the next five years.
    A) (1)
    B) (2)
    C) (3)
    D) (4)
    E) NE
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       Option A
    Explanation:
    just has = has just
  10. (1)Britain and India signed an extradition treaty in 1992, but in the past 25 years /(2) there has been just one successful /(3) extradition: that is of Samirbhai Vinuhbhai Patel /(4) wanted in connection with the Gujarat riots.
    A) (1)
    B) (2)
    C) (3)
    D) (4)
    E) NE
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       Option C
    Explanation:
    omit “is”

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4 Thoughts to “English: Error Spotting for Upcoming Exam – Set 110”

  1. subhain

    maa’m,
    2nd question main “subjected” kun nhi aayega???

    1. Jeevan

      Will ke bad ed nai ata.

      1. subhain

        Our acknowledgments will be sent out to you by Monday.
        ????
        Isme past participle used hua hai will be k aage

  2. Tapan

    in question no 8 why a/the is not given before High public ….

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