English: Error Spotting for Upcoming Exams Set 40

English Questions Based Spotting Error for SBI PO, IBPS PO, NIACL, NICL, Dena Bank PO PGDBF, BOI, Bank of Baroda and other competitive exams.

  1. According to a latest report on BoxofficeIndia.com, (1)/ the Prabhas and Rana Daggubati starrer has amassed (2) /as much as Rs 792 crore worldwide and surpassed (3) /the lifetime collection of ‘PK’ and ‘Dangal’. (4)
    A) 1
    B) 2
    C) 3
    D) 4
    E) No Error
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    Option C
    Correction:

    and has surpassed
    has amassed, so has surpassed
    in (2): the Prabhas and Rana Daggubati starrer, the is used for movie, not the names Prabhas and Rana Daggubati
  2. One after another, new schools are (1)/ coming up in the society and the (2)/ management claims to impart the better (3)/ and quality education to pupils. (4)
    A) 1
    B) 2
    C) 3
    D) 4
    E) No Error
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    Option C
    Correction:

    the –> a
    to impart a better
    there is nothing specific about better and quality education
  3. ISRO has remained mum on the project (1)/ with not even the basic details made (2)/ public as has been (3)/ its practice for all its launches. (4)
    A) 1
    B) 2
    C) 3
    D) 4
    E) No Error
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    Option B
    Correction:

    with even the basic details not made
  4. The top court was hearing an appeal filed by the (1)/ four convicts, who challenged the Delhi High Court’s (2)/ March 2014 confirmation for the death sentence (3)/ handed to them by a trial court in 2013. (4)
    A) 1
    B) 2
    C) 3
    D) 4
    E) No Error
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    Option C
    Correction:

    for –> of
    Conformation of – is the correct phrase
  5. Some applicants seeking US visa would have to (1)/ provide their social media handles and platforms in use (2)/ during the previous five years and divulge all (3)/ email addresses used during that period. (4)
    A) 1
    B) 2
    C) 3
    D) 4
    E) No Error
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    Option B
    Correction:

    in use –> used
    (3) part says, during the previous five years so what happened in past
    in use means, they are still in use
  6. Concerned over the quality of air in the national capital, (1)/ the government has directed city schools to (2)/ install air purifiers so as to ensure students (3)/ don’t face health hazards due to air pollution.(4)
    A) 1
    B) 2
    C) 3
    D) 4
    E) No Error
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    Option E

  7. The Centre is moving ahead on the proposal to provide (1)/ reservation in promotion for SC and ST employees in (2)/ government jobs with a key official report (3)/ saying underprivileged sections need affirmative action. (4)
    A) 1
    B) 2
    C) 3
    D) 4
    E) No Error
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    Option D
    Correction:

    need –> needed
    Some report has said about – underprivileged sections need affirmative action.
    So because of indirect speech here, need is used.
  8. Software giant stepped in its security after receiving (1)/ a threat mail by an unidentified person, who claimed (2)/ he would poison the company’s campus (3)/ if he is not paid Rs 500 crore.(4)
    A) 1
    B) 2
    C) 3
    D) 4
    E) No Error
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    Option A
    Correction:

    stepped in –> stepped up
    step up – means to increase
    and step in – to become involved in a situation
  9. In spite of having lost (1)/ the war, the Germans were (2)/ getting the upper hand on (3)/ the roads of England. (4)
    A) 1
    B) 2
    C) 3
    D) 4
    E) No Error
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    Option E
    Correction:

    The sentence is error free
  10. Scientists have found that vast lakes and (1)/ streams are widespread on the surface of (2)/ Antarctica’s ice sheets which may accelerate (3)/ their contribution to the rise in sea-level. (4)
    A) 1
    B) 2
    C) 3
    D) 4
    E) No Error
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    Option D
    Correction:

    their –> its

 

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10 Thoughts to “English: Error Spotting for Upcoming Exams Set 40”

  1. sachin shukla@ my turn 2017

    thanks

  2. jaga

    q3 n q5 ans b hoga

  3. Sudipta Basak

    Why its used question no 10???

      1. Sudipta Basak

        Question no 10

  4. PHENOMENAL

    @Shubhra_AspirantsZone:disqus plzz explain 3 and 8 ques

    1. 3rd me read karo ki not kiske sath jana chaiye
      Not made public.

      And 8th is already explained. Stepped up is to increase
      Giant ne security increase ki jab usey threat mail mila

      1. PHENOMENAL

        ya, thank you maam

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