English: Error Spotting for Upcoming Exams – Set 136

In each of the following questions there are sentences that form a paragraph. There is an 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. LC is preferred when the supplier is willing to extend usance credit. LoU is used
    b. when the supplier does not extend credit and wants immediate payment or when
    c. the credit period has expired and LC is due for payment. The fraud has arisen not d. because Nirav Modi failed to settle the dues but because the LoUs were extended
    e. without formal sanction.

    abcd
    bcde
    cdea
    deab
    No Error
    Option E

     

  2. a. L’affaire PNB-Nirav Modi is embedded with several sub-texts: the most
    b. interesting one emerging is the greater push towards privatisation of PSBs. It was
    c. Chief Economic Adviser Arvind Subramanian who first gave the clarion call,
    d. followed by a couple of industry bodies — Assocham and FICCI — throwing there
    e. collective weights behind this idea.

    abcd
    bcde
    cdea
    deab
    eabc
    Option E
    there = their

     

  3. a. Budget 2018 has stated the Government’s intent to develop the nation’s military
    b. capabilities both in terms of developing connectivity infrastructure and
    c. modernising the armed forces. With the China-Pakistan Economic Corridor rapidly
    d. taking shape, the China-Pakistan embrace has got much tighter as has the
    e. convergence between China and Russia.

    abcd
    bcde
    cdea
    deab
    No Error
    Option E

     

  4. a. Earlier this month, unseasonal rain ravaged 11 districts of Maharashtra, damaging
    b. crops such as green gram, jowar, onion and wheat, grape and cotton planted over
    c. 1.9 lakh hectares. The moot point is whether crop insurance will come to the
    d. rescue of farmers in over a thousand villages. The State agriculture minister had
    e. said that farmers not covered by insurance will be compensated.

    abcd
    bcde
    cdea
    deab
    eabc
    Option E
    had said = has said

     

  5. a. The 10 per cent tax announced on long-term capital gains above ₹1 lakh on listed
    b. equity shares and equity mutual funds in the recent budget has caused angst among
    c. many investors and contributed to the recent market weakness. But this was a
    d. move long coming and justified, at that. There is little logic in why equity
    e. instruments should be given princely treatment with tax exemption

    abcd
    bcde
    cdea
    deab
    No Error
    Option E

     

  6. a. Terming it a “complete misrepresentation”, CSE strongly objected to the way
    b. results of a 2014 study were used in a media advertisement by All India Poultry
    c. Development Services Pvt Ltd to suggest no misuse of antibiotics in the poultry
    d. sector, a press statement said. The advertisement appeared nearly 10 day
    e. after BusinessLine broke the story about the government amending the health certification requirement.

    abcd
    bcde
    cdea
    deab
    eabc
    Option E
    10 day = 10 days

     

  7. a. “On the basis of the great response it received from stakeholders, we have made
    b. many changes to the Bill. There is a substantial change between the first draft and
    c. this one. The most important change is the expansion of its scope. It has now
    d. become a Model Contract Farming and Services Act,” said Ashok Dalwai, CEO of
    e. the National Rainfed Agricultural Authority.

    abcd
    bcde
    cdea
    deab
    No Error
    Option C
    substantial = substantive substantive = having a firm basis in reality and so important, meaningful, or considerable. substantial = of considerable importance, size, or worth.

     

  8. a. Meanwhile, Meghalaya and Nagaland, which went to the polls on Thursday,
    b. reported a lower turnout when compared to the 2013 elections. In Meghalaya,
    c. polling percentage stood at 67 per cent, a 22 percentage-point fall from 2013, while
    d. in Nagaland the voter turnout of 75 per cent was a decrease of 15 points from the
    e. last elections.

    abcd
    bcde
    cdea
    deab
    eabc
    Option A
    last = previous

     

  9. a. Nirav Modi, accused of defrauding Punjab National Bank of more than ₹13,000
    b. crore in India’s the biggest bank scam, has made a pre-emptive move to ring-fence his
    c. companies against an aggressive chase by lenders. Modi has filed for bankruptcy
    d. proceedings under US laws for Firestar Diamond Inc. and affiliate companies.
    e. Firestar Diamond has listed assets and liabilities of $50-100 million.

    abcd
    bcde
    cdea
    deab
    No Error
    Option C
    the biggest bank = biggest bank

     

  10. a. Lawyers don’t understand the difference between water as a ‘stock’ and ‘flow’,
    b. between other deficiencies. No wonder those Tribunals and Awards don’t solve any
    c. disputes. I had raised this point in the discussion on the national water framework
    d. law, on which I had chaired a committee which submitted its report to the
    e. Government in 2013.

    abcd
    bcde
    cdea
    deab
    No Error
    Option C
    between = among “Among” is used with same individual items

     



 

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