English : Error Spotting for SBI PO, NIACL Set 31 (New Pattern)

Error Detection new pattern Bank PO IBPS PO NIACL Assistant,NICl AO.

Direction: In each of the question below two statements are given. You have to find which statement(s) contains error and choose the answer from the provided options accordingly.

  1. (i) When moon comes between the earth and the sun, her shadow causes solar eclipse
    (ii) He does not cut paper with blade, but with scissors.
    A) Only statement (i) contains error
    B) Only statement (ii) contains error
    C) Both (i) and (ii) contains error
    D) Both (i) and (ii) are error free
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation
    : (i) When moon is treated as a scientific object neutral gender is used. So it should be its shadow
     
  2. (i) Because the blueprint seemed to be missing some details, the builders were concerned.
    (ii) His brother committed a theifhood in his house.
    A) Only statement (i) contains error
    B) Only statement (ii) contains error
    C) Both (i) and (ii) contains error
    D) Both (i) and (ii) are error free
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation
    : (ii) theifhood=>theft
     
  3. (i) The boy, being a brilliant student, he will top the class.
    (ii) As a result of the injury received by him, he died of tetanus.
    A) Only statement (i) contains error
    B) Only statement (ii) contains error
    C) Both (i) and (ii) contains error
    D) Both (i) and (ii) are error free
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation
    : (i) remove he.
     
  4. (i) Here comes Ravindra Jadeja, whom they say is the best all-rounder India has ever had.
    (ii) Either Manoj or Ravi has left behind their book.
    A) Only statement (i) contains error
    B) Only statement (ii) contains error
    C) Both (i) and (ii) contains error
    D) Both (i) and (ii) are error free
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation
    : (i) whom=> who; the relative pronoum whom/who is the subject of the verb IS. So nominative case should be used.
    (ii) their=> his
     
  5. (i) His paralyzed arm is insensible to feeling.
    (ii) That what cannot be cured must be endured
    A) Only statement (i) contains error
    B) Only statement (ii) contains error
    C) Both (i) and (ii) contains error
    D) Both (i) and (ii) are error free
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation
    : (ii)What itself means THAT WHICH. So remove That.
     
  6. (i) The crowd have no answer to what the culprit says.
    (ii) When you have finished your work you may go home.
    A) Only statement (i) contains error
    B) Only statement (ii) contains error
    C) Both (i) and (ii) contains error
    D) Both (i) and (ii) are error free
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation
    : (i) have=>has [collective noun crowd]
     
  7. (i) As soon as he heard the news he wrote to me.
    (ii) After the law had been passed this form of crime ceased.
    A) Only statement (i) contains error
    B) Only statement (ii) contains error
    C) Both (i) and (ii) contains error
    D) Both (i) and (ii) are error free
    View Answer
    Option D
     
  8. (i) How will you prevent will you prevent the bacteria to enter the system?
    (ii) I hope my review will elucidate the strengths and weaknesses I found in your novel.
    A) Only statement (i) contains error
    B) Only statement (ii) contains error
    C) Both (i) and (ii) contains error
    D) Both (i) and (ii) are error free
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation
    : (i) to enter=> from entering
     
  9. (i) Those sort of excuses are not allowed in prestigious institutions.
    (ii) Visit AspirantsZone for it keeps you apace with the last trends in exams.
    A) Only statement (i) contains error
    B) Only statement (ii) contains error
    C) Both (i) and (ii) contains error
    D) Both (i) and (ii) are error free
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation
    : (i) Those=> That ; are=>is (Sort is singular)
    (ii) last=>latest
     
  10. (i) Before you go to impeach someone, make sure you have the evidence ready to show.
    (ii) He felt lone in the town where no one knew him.
    A) Only statement (i) contains error
    B) Only statement (ii) contains error
    C) Both (i) and (ii) contains error
    D) Both (i) and (ii) are error free
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation
    : (ii) lone=>lonely; [lone is a state when a person has no companions while lonely is a feeling. So as we are talking about feeling, lonely must be used]
     

 

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