English: Error Spotting for upcoming exams – Set 72

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” as you answer.

  1. The teacher(1)/ with (2)/ all her students(3)/ have come(4)
    A) (1)
    B) (2)
    C) (3)
    D) (4)
    E) No Error  
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      Option D
    Explanation:
    Words in the subject linked with connectives, the verb agrees with the first word
  2. Scientists have reported definite signs of liquid water(1)/ on the surface of present day mars(2)/ a finding that will fuel speculation that(3)/ life, if it ever  arisen there, could persist even now(4).
    A) (1)
    B) (2)
    C) (3)
    D) (4)
    E) No Error
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      Option D
    Explanation:
    replace arisen with arose
  3. In a recent cabinet decision, the govt. (1)/ ordered that files sent for reconsideration ,(2)/ if cleared by the ministers a second time, (3)/ would be bound on all officials(4).
    A) (1)
    B) (2)
    C) (3)
    D) (4)
    E) No Error  
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      Option D
    Explanation:
    replace bound with binding
  4. Police are scanning call detail records(1)// of an advocate arrested from a mall(2)/ on charge of filming on the sly from a spy camera (3)/ tucked in the lace of his right shoe(4).
    A) (1)
    B) (2)
    C) (3)
    D) (4)
    E) No Error  
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      Option C
    Explanation:
    replace from with ‘with’
  5. India wants greater investment from Germany(1)/ and a positive investment climate(2)/ and tecnology partnership are crucial for (3)/ the success of ‘Make in India’ Initiative(4).
    A) (1)
    B) (2)
    C) (3)
    D) (4)
    E) No Error
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      Option E
  6. Goswami was reportedly slapped and kicked before(1)/ she and her family was taken to the police station (2)/ where she was allegedly(3)/ subjected to further assault(4).
    A) (1)
    B) (2)
    C) (3)
    D) (4)
    E) No error
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      Option B
    Explanation:
    was=were
  7. Mr. Shashank Manohar has always been a person (1)/ who wants to develop(2)/ cricket and do everything(3)/ possible for the game(4).
    A) (1)
    B) (2)
    C) (3)
    D) (4)
    E) No Error
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      Option E
  8. I heard him to say something (1)/ disgraceful about his (2)/ brother who had left (3)/ the house all of a sudden(4).
    A) (1)
    B) (2)
    C) (3)
    D) (4)
    E) No Error
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      Option A
    Explanation:
    replace ‘to say’  with ‘say’
  9. Parents may feel(1)/ the child will be better off going (2)/to work as he or she can help bringing additional(3)/ income to the family and learn a skill for survival(4).
    A) (1)
    B) (2)
    C) (3)
    D) (4)
    E) No Error
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      Option c
    Explanation:
    Bringing= Bring
  10. Their repeated pleas for teachers had gone(1)/ unheeded and like thousands of students(2)/ elsewhere in the state,(3)/ they decided to protest(4)
    A) (1)
    B) (2)
    C) (3)
    D) (4)
    E) No Error  
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      Option E
     

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12 Thoughts to “English: Error Spotting for upcoming exams – Set 72”

  1. yuvi

    1st. 😛
    .mam in 9th its already bringing na in the question..so it should be right..na?

      1. yuvi

        ohh ok..thanx mam.

      2. Trisha

        In Q.7, in 3rd option do should be replaced with does..

        1. its
          wants to develop cricket and
          wants to do everything

          so do is correct

  2. Sachin shukla( Banker 2018)

    ty)

  3. swati

    thank you so much team

  4. jocund21

    tysm az 🙂

  5. Palani Kumar

    @Shubhra_AspirantsZone:disqus Qn#7 “……………wants to do everything possible for the game” not games since the statement is related to the only game cricket not others.

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