English: Error Spotting for Upcoming Exam – Set 111

 

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) A month after India was part of the ‘Quad’ discussion /(2) on the sidelines of the East Asia Summit in Manila involving Japan, /(3) Australia and the U.S., India hosted /(4) foreign ministers in Russia and China this week.
    A) (1)
    B) (2)
    C) (3)
    D) (4)
    E) NE
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       Option D
    Explanation: Replace ‘in’ with ‘of’
    India hosted the foreign ministers, which means the discussion took place in India and not Russia or China.So India hosted ministers of Russia of China
  2. (1) What was perhaps interesting was Russia and China’s /(2) continued attempts to frame global and regional /(3) politics through a similar lens, and the /(4) growing divergences between India and them. 
    A) (1)
    B) (2)
    C) (3)
    D) (4)
    E) NE
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       Option E
     
  3. (1) A disaster results in widespread human, / (2) material, and environment losses which are beyond / (3) the ability of the affected / (4) people to cope with on their own.
    A) (1)
    B) (2)
    C) (3)
    D) (4)
    E) NE
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       Option B
    Explanation:
    Replace ‘environment’ with ‘environmental’
  4. (1) Relief and rehabilitation is going to be a monumental /(2) task and the State government alone could not take /(3) the huge burden of providing a decent /(4) compensation to the victims of the cyclone.
    A) (1)
    B) (2)
    C) (3)
    D) (4)
    E) NE
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       Option B
    Explanation:
    Replace ‘could not’ with ‘can not’ . The sentence is not in past tense.
  5. (1) Much more needs to be done to /(2) protect TB patients from the effects of /(3) malnutrition, which have a complicated /(4) relationship with TB.
    A) (1)
    B) (2)
    C) (3)
    D) (4)
    E) NE
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       Option C
    Explanation: Replace ‘have’ with ‘has’. ‘has’ is used for malnutrition 
  6. (1) Government increasingly relying on price /(2) controls on medicines and medical /(3) devices to rein in the rising cost of /(4) healthcare in the country.
    A) (1)
    B) (2)
    C) (3)
    D) (4)
    E) NE
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       Option A
    Explanation: Add ‘is’ after Government. Without ‘is’ the sentence is not complete. 
  7. (1) Less than 12 months after the IB Code comes into force /(2) with the goal of easing the resolution of corporate insolvency, /(3) the Central government has passed an ordinance /(4) that significantly amends the original law.
    A) (1)
    B) (2)
    C) (3)
    D) (4)
    E) NE
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       Option A
    Explanation:
    Replace ‘comes’ with ‘came’. The sentence is in present tense, and tells that its less than 12months when IB Code came into force.
  8. (1) Amidst all the economic punditry over the /(2) safety of bank deposits under the FRDI, larger threat /(3) to the deposits of ordinary /(4) citizens has slipped under the radar.
    A) (1)
    B) (2)
    C) (3)
    D) (4)
    E) NE
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       Option B
    Explanation: Add ‘a’ before larger
  9. (1) A U.S. Marshall announced that there are limited /(2) seats available inside the courtroom, but a media/(3) holding room had been set up adjacent to the /(4) courtroom with a live audio feed.
    A) (1)
    B) (2)
    C) (3)
    D) (4)
    E) NE
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       Option A
    Explanation:
    Replace ‘are’ with ‘were’. Sentence is in past tense.
  10. (1) It is ironical that while the 2017 Forbes India List says that the /(2) combined net worth of India’s 100 wealthy stood at a whopping /(3) $479 billion, top corporate borrower groups in India are /(4) unable to repay loans and make timely interest payments.
    A) (1)
    B) (2)
    C) (3)
    D) (4)
    E) NE
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       Option B
    Explanation:
    Replace ‘wealthy’ with ‘wealthiest’. Superlative degree will be used, top 100 is talked about. 

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15 Thoughts to “English: Error Spotting for Upcoming Exam – Set 111”

  1. @ZERO

    xplain 6.
    ON CONTROL?

    1. No, its controls only.
      Relying on price controls.
      Controls on medicines and medical devices.

  2. Swift

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  3. Sushant Raj

    why not ” environment losses” but environmental losses in case {c}.Is this environmental losses to particularly focus on it.

    1. Environment loss means that environment has self lost

      So adjective form of environment will be used which is environmental.
      The sentence is talking about — losses pertaining to the environment.

  4. Tapan

    in question no 6 why i should not use Government’s increasing

    1. Does the sentence gets completed this way ??

      Read the full sentence

      1. Tapan

        Govt is increasingly relying on ????

  5. Sushant Raj

    Q.6)” on price /(2) controls on medicines and medical /(3) devices to rein ”
    YAHA PAR on do baar use kar sentense sahi nahi lag raha

    1. Why??
      Govt is relying on price controls
      and controls on what ?
      controls on medicines and medical devices.

  6. subhain

    shubhra maa’m,
    4th question main Relief and rehabilitation jo hai woh singular compound subject hai?

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