English: Error Spotting for Upcoming Exams Set 52

Error Detection/Spotting for Competitive Exams

Spotting Error English Quiz for upcoming exams like NICL AO, Dena Bank, IBPS PO, NIACL, NICL, BOI, Bank of Baroda and other competitive exams. Error Detection Questions Answer NICL AO Dena Bank.

  1. South Africa captain AB de Villiers insists his team remains (1)/ confident to do well in the Champions Trophy (2)/ despite a dramatic series defeat at the hands of England (3)/ going into the big event beginning tomorrow. (4)
    A) 1
    B) 2
    C) 3
    D) 4
    E) No Error
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    Option B
    Explanation
    : confident to do well=> confident of doing well [confident is followed by of]
  2. These measures have (1)/ been taken with (2)/ a view to increase (3)/ the company’s profits. (4)
    A) 1
    B) 2
    C) 3
    D) 4
    E) No Error
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    Option C
    Explanation
    : increase=> increasing [with a view to is followed by V1+ing]
  3. You can’t avoid to do (1)/ your homework, (2)/ so you might as well (3)/ get started now. (4)
    A) 1
    B) 2
    C) 3
    D) 4
    E) No Error
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    Option A
    Explanation
    : to do=> doing ; [avoid is followed by V1+ing]
  4. I shall scarcely be (1)/ able to avail of (2)/ your hospitality, gentlemen, (3)/ it is already time for me to go. (4)
    A) 1
    B) 2
    C) 3
    D) 4
    E) No Error
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    Option B
    Explanation
    : reflexive pronoun should be used after avail. So use avail myself of
  5. Would you please (1)/ order for bread (2)/ and butter for (3)/ all of us.(4)
    A) 1
    B) 2
    C) 3
    D) 4
    E) No Error
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    Option B
    Explanation
    : remove for after orde;
  6. There is a Sumerian proverb (1)/ which states that if you lie, (2)/ and then tell the truth, (3)/ the truth will be considered as a lie. (4)
    A) 1
    B) 2
    C) 3
    D) 4
    E) No Error
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    Option D
    Explanation
    : remove as; [don’t use as after considered ]
  7. Chelsea like to play on the counter, (1)/ and do not mind to soak up (2)/ pressure in order to break quickly (3)/ when the chance arises. (4)
    A) 1
    B) 2
    C) 3
    D) 4
    E) No Error
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    Option B
    Explanation
    : to soak=> soaking [mind should be followed by gerund]
  8. He called to one (1)/ of his officers and bade (2)/ him to sit down and write a (3)/ short order for him. (4)
    A) 1
    B) 2
    C) 3
    D) 4
    E) No Error
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    Option C
    Explanation
    : remove to; [use plain infinitive(V1) after bade; remove to]
  9. There were too many (1)/ managers in the department, (2)/ so the director decided to (3)/ let some of them to go. (4)
    A) 1
    B) 2
    C) 3
    D) 4
    E) No Error
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    Option D
    Explanation
    : Remove to; let some of them go; [Let is followed by V1 and not to + V1]
  10. After the hue and cry over anti-Romeo squads (1)/ and crackdown on illegal slaughter houses in Uttar Pradesh, (2)/ the latest focus of attention has become (3)/ law and order in the state. (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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17 Thoughts to “English: Error Spotting for Upcoming Exams Set 52”

  1. SHREE :D......

    last ques ans ?

    1. Suraj

      no error;; edited now 🙂

      1. SHREE :D......

        :))ty

  2. K!nG Iz B!nG

    error:((

  3. MAYANK BHARADWAJ100%

    thks

  4. Ravi Upadhyay

    mam in 1st Question it can me error in part A- insist “on”

    1. Suraj

      no; yaha on ki zarurat nhi hai;; he is insisting his team; he insists them

      1. Ravi Upadhyay

        okk thnkuu sir..

  5. Diya

    I shall scarcely be (1)/ able to avail of (2)/ your hospitality, gentlemen, (3)/ it is already time for me to go. (4)
    is sentence ka meaning??

    1. Suraj

      wo ye keh raha hai ki mere jane ka time ho gaya hai;; isliye ab mai tumhari khatirdari (hospitality) accept nhi kar paunga..

    1. Suraj

      see; the author says that chelsea soak up pressure;; means chelsea which is a collective noun , it is said that its player are soaking pressure… so it becomes in individual sense.. so use plural verb like;

  6. Chhotu D(mind) !! {NONSENSE}

    done

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