English: Error Spotting for Upcoming Exam – Set 115 (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. The government breach its fiscal deficit target for the current fiscal
    b. year ending March 2018 in November itself due to lower-than-expected
    c. revenue collections and higher revenue expenditure, giving clear signals
    d. that it may fail to achieve the fiscal deficit target of 3.2% of GDP for the year.

    abc
    bcd
    cda
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    No Error
    Option B
    Explanation: breach = breached; action completed in November.
  2. a. The RBI has transferred Rs30,659 crore as
    b. a dividend to the government, less than half
    c. the surplus it transferred in the previous year,
    d. causing much of the drop in non-tax revenue.

    abc
    bcd
    cda
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    No Error
    Option C
    Explanation: omit “in”
  3. a. When Cyclone Ockhi slammed Kerala’s coast on 30 November,
    b. chief minister Pinarayi Vijayan asked the state’s inmates
    c. to generously donate to his disaster
    d. relief fund to help the victims.

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    bcd
    cda
    dab
    No Error
    Option E
    Explanation: No Error
  4. a. The ministry of finance on Friday cautioned people
    b. against the risks of investing in virtual currencies such as
    c. Bitcoin that is not backed by government fiat,
    d. and compared them with Ponzi schemes.

    abc
    bcd
    cda
    dab
    No Error
    Option D
    Explanation: is = are; subject of “that” is “currencies”.
  5. a. The finance ministry warned that there is a real and heightened
    b. risk of investment bubble in VCs of the type seen in ponzi schemes
    c. which can result in a sudden and prolonged crash, exposing investors,
    d. especially retail consumers who stand to loosen their hard-earned money.

    abc
    bcd
    cda
    dab
    No Error
    Option A
    Explanation: loosen = lose
  6. a. Is the dominant Chicago School of antitrust theory, which
    b. focus on those two factors in conventional markets,
    c. adequate for dealing with a tech sector that is far more liable
    d. to produce winner-take-all outcomes due to network effects?

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    bcd
    cda
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    No Error
    Option C
    Explanation: focuses = focus
  7. a. Manufacturing is the traditional route of generating low- to middle-skill jobs
    b. suitable for labour shifting out of agriculture. However, managers in large
    c. manufacturing units warn that the pressure to improve quality and increase
    d. competitiveness is forcing rapid mechanization, and higher employment.

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    bcd
    cda
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    No Error
    Option B
    Explanation: of = for
  8. a. India is known for many wonderful things.
    b. On the international stage, it is recognized as the
    c. fastest-growing economy in the world, and is well-known
    d. for its culture, exquisite cuisine and sense of community.

    abc
    bcd
    cda
    dab
    No Error
    Option E

  9. a. Improvements in genome sequencing have led to a better
    b. understanding of what causes and drives
    c. the progression of disease. Therapies based on translational
    d. strategies rationally targets the mechanisms underlying the disease.

    abc
    bcd
    cda
    dab
    No Error
    Option A
    Explanation: targets = target
  10. a. While the industry has the capacity and capability to develop drugs
    b. and commercialize them, and the economies of scale to do so profitably,
    c. these organizations often lack the agility and flexibility to innovate
    d. constantly in the increasingly competitive realm of life sciences discovery.

    abc
    bcd
    cda
    dab
    No Error
    Option E
    Explanation: No Error



 

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2 Thoughts to “English: Error Spotting for Upcoming Exam – Set 115 (IBPS PO 2017 Pattern)”

  1. Aparna

    In question 2 why omit “in”??

  2. swati

    thank you for providing quality questions….but please provide detail explanation.

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