English: Error Spotting for upcoming exams – Set 78

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” as you answer.

  1. The beautician listed out(1)/ a few quick tips that (2)/ one needs to keep in mind (3)/ in order to get that perfect holiday radiance(4).
    A) (1)
    B) (2)
    C) (3)
    D) (4)
    E) NE
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       Option A
    Explanation: Delete ‘OUT’
  2. After weeks of talks, (1)/ the two parties failed to resolving (2)/ their differences nad the makers eventually (3)/ decided to look for an alternative (4).
    A) (1)
    B) (2)
    C) (3)
    D) (4)
    E) NE
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       Option B
    Explanation: resolving = resolve
  3. The Minister said that the state was facing (1)/ an acute financial crunch and feared that (2)/ the govt. might be complled to take (3)/ loans to pay the salaries of its employees(4).
    A) (1)
    B) (2)
    C) (3)
    D) (4)
    E) NE
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       Option E
    Explanation:
  4. The states dependent on Oil and gas revenues (1)/ are growing increasingly anxious about (2)/ the ripple effect that falling oil prices (3)/ may  have on their local economies(4).
    A) (1)
    B) (2)
    C) (3)
    D) (4)
    E) NE
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       Option A
    Explanation: revenues = revenue
  5. Though the year   witnessed(1)/ a rise in crimes against women, (2)/ the police claimed that their changed images has given (3)/ confidence to women to come forward and lodge complaints(4).
    A) (1)
    B) (2)
    C) (3)
    D) (4)
    E) NE
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       Option C
    Explanation: images has = image had
  6. Although ghost pepper is no longer (1)/ the most hottest Chilli in the world , (2)/ as India’s spices export,(3)/ it packs quite a punch (4).
    A) (1)
    B) (2)
    C) (3)
    D) (4)
    E) NE
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       Option B
    Explanation: the hottest
  7. Migraines may doubles (1)/ the risk of a (2)/ nervous system condition that (3)/ causes facial paralysis(4).
    A) (1)
    B) (2)
    C) (3)
    D) (4)
    E) NE
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       Option A
    Explanation: doubles = double
  8. The police tactfully handled(1)/ the farmers’ agitation for (3)/ higher prices which is created (3)/ law and order problem in the district every year (4).
    A) (1)
    B) (2)
    C) (3)
    D) (4)
    E) NE
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       Option C
    Explanation: ic created =  creates
  9.  For the past one week, (1)/ people had stop working (2)/ out of their houses, (3)/ fearing a sudden attack(4).
    A) (1)
    B) (2)
    C) (3)
    D) (4)
    E) NE
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       Option B
    Explanation: had stop = have stopped
  10. Mock drills were (1)/ carried out by (2)/ security agencies at (3)/ various parts of the city (4).
    A) (1)
    B) (2)
    C) (3)
    D) (4)
    E) NE
    View Answer
       Option C
    Explanation: at = in

 

 

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14 Thoughts to “English: Error Spotting for upcoming exams – Set 78”

  1. deepali

    srf ek post aj :/

      1. Positive

        hello mam inquestion 1st…

        error should be in 1st part…instead of that the should be there. plz reply

        1. 1st question, 1st part- there is no ‘that’

          if talking about 2nd part, ‘that’ is correct there

          1. Positive

            ya mam talking about 2nd part the should be dere.instead of dat..coz dat indicates which is previously mentioned….

        2. Srishti

          ‘list out’ is not standrd phrase; list is correct usage(which means record)

          1. Positive

            ya..u correct but in 3rd part the should be dere instead of dat…in order to get the…coz dat used when previously mentioned something

          2. Srishti

            Other than “listed out” the sentence is correct in its given form.

          3. Positive

            thnx..for replying

      2. Positive

        and in 4th y revenues,,is incorrect..revenues exist ….and mam oil and gas together plural

        1. Srishti

          revenue is income received by an organization in the form of cash or cash equivalents. revenues is income received from selling goods or services over a period of time

  2. Zindagi

    explanation bhi diya kijiye…….://///////

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