English: Error Spotting for Upcoming Exams Set 46

Error Detection/Spotting for Competitive Exams

Spotting Error English Quiz for SBI PO, IBPS PO, NIACL, NICL, Dena Bank PO PGDBF, BOI, Bank of Baroda and other competitive exams. New Pattern Error Detection

Direction: In each of the question below two sentences are given. You have to identify which sentence contains error.

  1. (i) I have worked in this office for six years, but I now work in a different office
    (ii) Once upon a time a man owned a hen which laid every day a golden egg.
    A) Only (i) contains error
    B) Only (ii) contains error
    C) Both (i) and (ii) contain error
    D) Both (i) and (ii) are error free
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    Option A
    Explanation
    : (i) I have worked=> I had worked; The action of working had been completed in the past. Hence past perfect.
  2. (i) We called upon Mr. Patel and he introduced us to his partner.
    (ii) While playing cricket his both hands were injured and he was unable to write the test.
    A) Only (i) contains error
    B) Only (ii) contains error
    C) Both (i) and (ii) contain error
    D) Both (i) and (ii) are error free
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    Option B
    Explanation
    : (ii) Both should come before the determiner HIS; both his hands were injured
  3. (i) By June next year, Ramesh will be working in the office for twenty years.
    (ii) No sooner did the doctor enter the house then the patient died.
    A) Only (i) contains error
    B) Only (ii) contains error
    C) Both (i) and (ii) contain error
    D) Both (i) and (ii) are error free
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    Option C
    Explanation
    : (i) will be working=>will have worked; (future perfect)
    (ii) then=>than; no sooner.. than
  4. (i) The Prime Minister gave up the prizes to the winners at the end of the function.
    (ii) Suresh is a better player than Raina and therefore he must take his place in the team.
    A) Only (i) contains error
    B) Only (ii) contains error
    C) Both (i) and (ii) contain error
    D) Both (i) and (ii) are error free
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation
    : (i) gave up=> gave away
  5. (i) He ran away, or they would have killed him.
    (ii) He has lost all his teeth, consequently he cannot eat hard food.
    A) Only (i) contains error
    B) Only (ii) contains error
    C) Both (i) and (ii) contain error
    D) Both (i) and (ii) are error free
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    Option D
    Explanation
    : Both are error free.
  6. (i) There’s Arijit Singh, whom they say is the best singer in the country.
    (ii) You must hurry, or you will miss the train.
    A) Only (i) contains error
    B) Only (ii) contains error
    C) Both (i) and (ii) contain error
    D) Both (i) and (ii) are error free
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation
    : (i) whom=>who
  7. (i) His mother still trusted him though he had deceived her.
    (ii) Beside Rohit and Shikhar, there were five more boys present in the class.
    A) Only (i) contains error
    B) Only (ii) contains error
    C) Both (i) and (ii) contain error
    D) Both (i) and (ii) are error free
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    Option B
    Explanation
    : (ii) Beside=> besides
  8. (i) He was so learned that he seemed to know everything.
    (ii) Shalini was unhappy about the results of the discussion she has with Shikha.
    A) Only (i) contains error
    B) Only (ii) contains error
    C) Both (i) and (ii) contain error
    D) Both (i) and (ii) are error free
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    Option B
    Explanation
    : (ii) she has with=> she had with.
  9. (i) Anupama told her father that she was anxious to complete her studies as soon as possible.
    (ii) I asked her to come to my home and she readily complied to my request.
    A) Only (i) contains error
    B) Only (ii) contains error
    C) Both (i) and (ii) contain error
    D) Both (i) and (ii) are error free
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    Option B
    Explanation
    : (ii) complied to=> complied with
  10. (i) She would have lent me a pen, if she was knowing that I didn’t have one.
    (ii) You may go when you have finished your work.
    A) Only (i) contains error
    B) Only (ii) contains error
    C) Both (i) and (ii) contain error
    D) Both (i) and (ii) are error free
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation
    : (i) was knowing=> had known

 

 

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19 Thoughts to “English: Error Spotting for Upcoming Exams Set 46”

  1. MAYANK BHARADWAJ96

    thks

  2. Diya

    He has lost all his teeth, consequently he cannot eat hard food.
    ma’am isme has ke sath verb 3rd form nahi aayega?///

    1. Suraj

      v3 means past participle; for lose- lost is past participle..

      1. Diya

        ok thank u sir

  3. •?((¯°·._.• ค๓๒เкค •._.·°¯))؟•

    , but I now work in a different office >> but now i work in a different office ??
    @suraj sir

    1. Suraj

      yes now i work is correct

      1. Vision

        hello admin
        today ga quiz will held or not?

        1. Suraj

          yes it will start at 3 pm

      2. •?((¯°·._.• ค๓๒เкค •._.·°¯))؟•

        okk sir

  4. Vision

    ty Admin !!

  5. AVI™ (Sinchen loveR)

    This is for mains??

    1. Suraj

      may not come in sbi mains, but for other upcoming exams like bank of baroda, dena bank, niacl

      1. AVI™ (Sinchen loveR)

        ok Thnx sir
        now a day why Resg and DI question not uploaded by AZ team ?
        mains is near so plz provide sir

        1. Suraj

          from tomorrow u will get everything :))

          1. AVI™ (Sinchen loveR)

            ok sir Thanks sir
            sir can u provide me previous year sbi po mains paper?

  6. sachin shukla@Target SBI Mains

    ty))

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