English: Error Spotting for Upcoming Exams Set 41

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.

  1. Justice CS Karnan is the first High Court judge (1)/ in India to be sentenced (2)/ to jail by the Supreme Court on (3)/ charges of contempt to court. (4)
    A) 1
    B) 2
    C) 3
    D) 4
    E) No Error
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    Option D
    Explanation
    : contempt to court => contempt of court = the offence of being disobedient to or disrespectful of a court of law and its officers.
  2. To curb cheating, (1)/ CBSE has introduced dress code (2)/ that does not allows students to (3)/ wear shoes, ornaments and dark clothes. (4)
    A) 1
    B) 2
    C) 3
    D) 4
    E) No Error
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    Option C
    Explanation
    : allows=>allow
  3. In a setback for absconding tycoon Vijay Mallya, (1)/ the Supreme Court on Tuesday held him guilty (2)/ of contempt of court in transferring (3)/ USD 40 million to his children. (4)
    A) 1
    B) 2
    C) 3
    D) 4
    E) No Error
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    Option C
    Explanation
    : in=> for; for transferring
  4. Amid the raging debate over triple talaq (1)/ in the country, the Allahabad High Court on Tuesday has observe that (2)/ basic human rights of women cannot be violated (3)/ in the name of personal law. (4)
    A) 1
    B) 2
    C) 3
    D) 4
    E) No Error
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    Option B
    Explanation
    : on Tuesday means the day has already passed, so past observed shoule be used, so has observe=> observed
  5. Defence Minister Arun Jaitley has hinted that (1)/ incentives are been worked out to (2)/ encourage domestic manufacturing in the defence sector (3)/ so as to cut imports of combat planes, ships and submarines. (4)
    A) 1
    B) 2
    C) 3
    D) 4
    E) No Error
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    Option B
    Explanation
    : been=>being
  6. A beach that has swept away (1)/ more than 30 years ago from a remote island off the west coast of Ireland (2)/ has reappeared after thousands of tons of sand (3)/ were deposited on top of the rocky coastline. (4).
    A) 1
    B) 2
    C) 3
    D) 4
    E) No Error
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    Option A
    Explanation
    : has=>was; beach was swept away
  7. Hotel and restaurant business were badly (1)/ affected as they were not being allowed to (2)/ serve liquor following the (3)/ judgment delivered by the Supreme Court (4)
    A) 1
    B) 2
    C) 3
    D) 4
    E) No Error
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    Option A
    Explanation
    : were=> was; subject is business
  8. On Sunday evening, one person was allegedly (1)/ killed and three injured after a bomb (2)/ exploded at a party office, (3)/ reducing around 150 acres in rubble. (4)
    A) 1
    B) 2
    C) 3
    D) 4
    E) No Error
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    Option D
    Explanation
    : in=>into ; when something turns into something else, use into
  9. Living in the heart (1)/ of New York City is certainly (2)/ a far cry of living (3)/ in the rural countryside. (4)
    A) 1
    B) 2
    C) 3
    D) 4
    E) No Error
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    Option C
    Explanation
    : of=>from
    far cry from- very different
  10. The Mumbai Police on Monday arrested (1)/ the branch manager of a public sector bank in Nashik (2)/ for his alleged role in a scam in which Rs 10 crore (3)/ were fraudulently transfer from a government bank account. (4)
    A) 1
    B) 2
    C) 3
    D) 4
    E) No Error
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    Option D
    Explanation
    : transfer=> transferred

 

 

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9 Thoughts to “English: Error Spotting for Upcoming Exams Set 41”

  1. sachin shukla@ my turn 2017

    5/10 ty

  2. Di Ghosh

    In question no 7, if part A become “was” then in 2nd part it should be “it was” .. correct me if I am wrong??

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