English: Error Spotting for IBPS PO Prelims Exam – Set 90 (IBPS PO 2017 Pattern)

In each of the following questions there are sentences that form a paragraph. There is error in one of the parts. Mark the option which contains parts (i, ii, iii, iv, v) which do not contain error. If no part contains error mark option E as your answer.

  1. A) As a parting shot from the monsoon, many
    B) Indian cities had been brought to a
    C) halt by heavy rains that completely
    D) overwhelmed urban infrastructure and
    E) caught residents off-guard.
    1) BCDE
    2) ACDE
    3) ABDE
    4) ABCE
    5) No error
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      Option 2
    Explanation:
    As it is clear from part A), the sentence should be in present perfect tense. So replace ‘had’ with ‘have’       
  2. A) No one has done any authoritative study
    B) with a dedicated group of volunteers
    C) eating only, shall we say, cheese and
    D) figured out how it affects those as
    E) compared to a group being given placebos.
    1) ABCD
    2) BCDE
    3) ABDE
    4) ABCE
    5) No error
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      Option 4
    Explanation:
    those -> them             
  3. A) It’s unacceptable that despite years of town planning experience,
    B) drains continue to be designed without factoring in
    C) local topography, and even simple solutions to
    D) avert silting and solid waste deposits that choke inlets
    E) and reduce drainage capacity aren’t been implemented.
    1) ABCD
    2) BCDE
    3) ABDE
    4) ABCE
    5) No error
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      Option 1
    Explanation:
    ‘Been’ is the past participle of the verb ‘be’ and is usually used with the perfect aspect with ‘have’ in all its forms. Here, present participle of the verb ‘be’ I.e., being should be used.             
  4. A) One airline kiosk issued a boarding pass,
    B) another punched out a luggage tag,
    C) then a computer screen showed me
    D) how to attach it and another where
    E) should I set the luggage on a conveyor.
    1) ABCD
    2) BCDE
    3) ABDE
    4) ABCE
    5) No error
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      Option 1
    Explanation:
    should I -> I should
    Question is not being asked here, so we will not use should I             
  5. A) While the most present-day conceptions about mind and
    B) consciousness are based on sense perceptions of
    C) biochemical processes of the brain, Hindu philosophers
    D) believed that there was something more, that there
    E) was the super intelligent energy behind consciousness.
    1) ABCD
    2) BCDE
    3) ABCE
    4) ABCE
    5) No error
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      Option 2
    Explanation:
    While the most -> While most. Remove ‘the’
    We use most with nouns to mean ‘the majority of’. We don’t use the most with this meaning. 
  6. A) Folk tales explain the power of truth and
    B) the need to maintain outer balance between
    C) social, family, career and material aspects of life
    D) as well as maintain an inner harmony
    E) between body, mind, emotions and spirit.
    1) ABCD
    2) BCDE
    3) ABDE
    4) ABCE
    5) No error
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      Option 4
    Explanation:
    maintain -> maintaining
    When we use direct verb after ‘as well as’, it is usually used in -ing form             
  7. A) For some years now, footfalls at Humayun’s
    B) Tomb in Delhi have skyrocketed thanking
    C) the painstaking restoration, conservation
    D) and development of the area by the
    E) Aga Khan Trust for Culture.
    1) ABCD
    2) BCDE
    3) ACDE
    4) ABCE
    5) No error
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      Option 3
    Explanation:
    thanking -> thanks to             
  8. A) The sheer glory of Empress Mumtaz
    B) Mahal’s pristine white marble mausoleum—
    C) where her husband was also later laid to rest—
    D) puts on shade many other architectural
    E) wonders that India abounds in.
    1) ABCD
    2) BCDE
    3) ABDE
    4) ABCE
    5) No error
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      Option 4
    Explanation:
    on -> to
    put to – put something to someone
    put on – to cover           
  9. A) Before Kerala’s wellness destinations and
    B) Rajasthan’s palaces took out as tourism
    C) hotspots, it almost seemed as if our vast country
    D) had nothing to offer except the Taj Mahal
    E) and the attractions of Delhi.
    1) ABCD
    2) BCDE
    3) ABDE
    4) ACDE
    5) No error
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      Option 4
    Explanation:
    took out -> took off
    take off – to remove something
    take out – to remove something from a pocket, bag etc         
  10. A) Only a handful of high-income countries 
    B) with specific demographics have 
    C) high-speed rail (HSR), while many have 
    D) failed in their efforts, others have 
    E) abandoned it after studying it. 
    1) ABCD
    2) BCDE
    3) ABDE
    4) ABCE
    5) No error
    View Answer
      Option 5
    Explanation:
    All parts are error free

 

 

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31 Thoughts to “English: Error Spotting for IBPS PO Prelims Exam – Set 90 (IBPS PO 2017 Pattern)”

  1. ADK

    Mam, in first question ‘Indian cities’ instead of ‘India cities’

    1. ↩⬆↪EKLAVYA ↩⬆↪

      According to you there will be india’cities
      And Indian cities is correct
      Bro

      1. ↩⬆↪EKLAVYA ↩⬆↪

        @India’s cities

  2. balakrushna das

    please mam reply

  3. balakrushna das

    the first question

      1. mikku

        mam i can,t able to understand these questions plz tell what we have to do in these questions…

        1. John Wick

          Nothing new just tick the option which has all correct sentences for example a sentence is given with …a….b…c…d…e now there is a error in one of these sentences u have to identify it and mark the option which do not contain that part for example let’s say error is in part b now options are. 1.ACDE 2.BCDE 3.ABCD 4.BCDE 5.NO ERROR here mark ye answer as 1. Because all(ACDE) parts are correct IF every sentence is correct then mark 5 No error

  4. ↩⬆↪EKLAVYA ↩⬆↪

    In 10
    B. Have is right over there?

  5. Sachin shukla( Banker 2018)

    5/10 ty mamji

    1. ahtesham ahmed

      Haan ji how was your exam…itne English ki practice at least waste to ni jyegi how many u have done??

      1. Sachin shukla( Banker 2018)

        14 ko h ji mera

        1. ahtesham ahmed

          14 only in eng
          26 in reasoning
          16 in math…lets see…and luck for u

          1. Sachin shukla( Banker 2018)

            best of luck bro ho jayega eng ka khel h is bar

          2. ahtesham ahmed

            But i suggest don’t spend more time in English because it is time consuming.Attempt more in reasoning or math as per your strength…but bro honestly is baar English to surprise h hi….but math reasoning bi slightly different ha…wish you very best of luck

          3. Sachin shukla( Banker 2018)

            nooo bro english me km se km krna risk h maths rsng mila ke 45to hi jayega kitna bhi km hoga agr math 20mano and rsng 25ye minimum bol raha baki 20-22eng krna must hoga warna english bahar kr dega jo 10-12kr ke aye h bhgwan kare ho jaye unka but surety nahi hoti 10-12me hme nahi pata hota ki sare correct h koi calculation to hota nahi ki 2*2=4hmne 100% sahi kiya h

          4. ahtesham ahmed

            Ok….oicl bhra h kya ….where is ur center

          5. Pooja?

            Apka rrb ka result kya ra

      2. Sachin shukla( Banker 2018)

        urs ???

      3. Sachin shukla( Banker 2018)

        urs??

        1. ahtesham ahmed

          Math 20 aur reasoning me 25 tough task h abhi jo difficulty aa rhe h be careful

          1. Sachin shukla( Banker 2018)

            Noo tough task its possible

          2. ahtesham ahmed

            Ok oicl ao h kya tumhra

  6. god of war

    THANKS MAM
    THANKS AZ

  7. anurag agarwal

    Inka ptterm samaj ni ara

    1. there is nothing new in these
      jab B part me error hota hai to hum B mark kar dete hai– yahan B ki jagah ACDE karna hai mark

      C me error hai to ABDE karna hai

  8. Saurabh Kumar

    6 me between kaise

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