English: Error Spotting for upcoming exams – Set 85

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. There must (1)/be a consensus among major(2)/ political parties around(3)/ vital issues like health(4).
    A) (1)
    B) (2)
    C) (3)
    D) (4)
    E) No Error
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       Option B
    Explanation:
    omit ‘a’
  2. Hardly a month before the deaths of children(1)/ in Gorakhpur in Uttar Pradesh, allegedly due to(2)/ the disruption of oxygen supply (3)/in the BRD Medical College, the U.P.(4)
    A) (1)
    B) (2)
    C) (3)
    D) (4)
    E) No Error
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       Option A
    Explanation: 
    hardly refers to ‘almost never’; barely means only just.
  3. It is a fact that U.P. has a problem: many (1)/of the children who died were (2)/treated for acute encephalitis syndrome (AES)(3)/, including Japanese encephalitis (JE).(4)
    A) (1)
    B) (2)
    C) (3)
    D) (4)
    E) No Error
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       Option B
    Explanation:
    were being
  4. The shocking fact is that if there was(1)/ no alleged disruption of oxygen supply, the national(2)/ media and policy experts (3)/would not be discussing Gorakhpur now(4).
    A) (1)
    B) (2)
    C) (3)
    D) (4)
    E) No Error
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       Option E
    Explanation:
    No Error
  5. While an indigenous vaccine (1)/was licensed in India in 2013, a Chinese(2)/ variation was made part of(3)/ the UIP because of cost considerations(4).
    A) (1)
    B) (2)
    C) (3)
    D) (4)
    E) No Error
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       Option C
    Explanation:
    Chinese variant
  6. Failure on administer the vaccine(1)/ simultaneously with other vaccines (2)/was the most common reason (3)/for the lack of coverage and has led to many deaths(4).
    A) (1)
    B) (2)
    C) (3)
    D) (4)
    E) No Error
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       Option A
    Explanation:
    failure to
  7. Mass awareness and(1)/ door-to-door campaigns in districts severely affected(2)/ by encephalitis, for the causes of (3)/the disease and ways of prevention, should be a priority(4).
    A) (1)
    B) (2)
    C) (3)
    D) (4)
    E) No Error
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       Option C
    Explanation:
    for = about
  8. Any substantial developmental (1)/goals that India has to achieve needs(2)/ to be achieved by U.P. first(3)/, given the size of the State(4).
    A) (1)
    B) (2)
    C) (3)
    D) (4)
    E) No Error
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       Option E
    Explanation:
     No Error
  9.  The NDA government has(1)/ over the last three years begun to chip out (2)/ at the ideological posturing(3)/ that has long been the hallmark of India’s UN diplomacy(4).
    A) (1)
    B) (2)
    C) (3)
    D) (4)
    E) No Error
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       Option B
    Explanation:
    chip out = chip away = To break off fragments of something
  10. The EAM should not(1)/ let the inevitable bickering with Islamabad (2)/on Kashmir overwhelm its pursuit (3)/of many other political objectives at the UN(4).
    A) (1)
    B) (2)
    C) (3)
    D) (4)
    E) No Error
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       Option E
    Explanation:
     No Error

 

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14 Thoughts to “English: Error Spotting for upcoming exams – Set 85”

  1. akshita singhal

    Q1 ka third part si h?? Around vital issues??on ni hoga?

      1. heena

        mam.. 1 b ni bna..kaise isse solve kare..answer to bhut alag hi ata h

        1. Srishti

          Eg Every one crowded around the little dog(around = surrounding/encovering)

          Sab political parties ka apna consensus hona chaiye toh a consensus wrong hoga.

          Hope it helps!

          1. heena

            no mam..i mean mujhse se ek b ni ban rha h..kaise kru

  2. aspirant

    7/10..ty mam..in Q8 it shd b goal nt goals..its singular so has is correct

    1. Srishti

      Goal is also correct!
      And yes! It should be has. Subject of has = India.

  3. Chotu D(mind) !! {NONSENSE}

    done

  4. Chotu D(mind) !! {NONSENSE}

    done..

  5. " Born To Win "

    Mam/sir plz
    Please ,explanation bhi Diya kijiye
    Aise samjh nhi ata ki ye ans kyu hoga
    ______/______

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