English: Error Spotting for Upcoming Exams Set 37

Directions: Identify which part of the sentence contains error and mark it as your answer.

  1. If reports doing the rounds are anything to go by,(1)/ then actress Priyanka Chopra will soon be blasting off (2)/ in outer space with her next film project – a biopic (3)/ on late Indian astronaut Kalpana Chawla. (4)
    A) 1
    B) 2
    C) 3
    D) 4
    E) No Error
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    Option C
    Correction:

    in – into
    blast off – (of a rocket or spacecraft) take off from a launching site.
    in is used to show a large space around
    into is used to talk about the movement of something
    So launching of — into outer space
    The sentence means, that if we believe on the reports which are around, then actress Priyanka Chopra…..
  2. The National Green Tribunal sought (1)/ a status report from the Delhi government for (2)/ its order banning the use of (3)/ disposable plastic in the national capital.(4)
    A) 1
    B) 2
    C) 3
    D) 4
    E) No Error
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    Option B
    Correction:

    for – on
    report on its order not for order
  3. After understanding the water system, the students listed the steps to be (1)/ taken including removal of weeds and silt and repairing (2)/ or constructing bunds around the tanks, and diverting (3) / harvesting rainwater to the tanks. (4)
    A) 1
    B) 2
    C) 3
    D) 4
    E) No Error
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    Option D
    Correction:

    harvesting – harvested
  4. The government is working on a road map for the overhaul of state-run lenders (1)/ that involves the next round of consolidation, public offers in (2)/ the next few months by banks to raise fresh capital, and (3)/ changes in the hiring policy, including increasing lateral entry.(4)
    A) 1
    B) 2
    C) 3
    D) 4
    E) No Error
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    Option D
    Correction:

    increasing – increased
    Lateral entry means direct entry to higher level posts.
    So increase in the lateral entry will be increased lateral entry.
  5. The latest development appears to be a broader (1)/ plan than the one that Banks Board Bureau (2)/ chief Vinod Rai alludes to in (3)/ an interview with Reuters last month. (4)
    A) 1
    B) 2
    C) 3
    D) 4
    E) No Error
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    Option C
    Correction:

    alludes – alluded
    Last month is used so the sentence is in past tense
    Allude means to suggest
  6. Existing semi-closed PPIs that currently require (1)/ minimum details from customers have to convert into (2)/ full-KYC PPIs by June 30, failing which the RBI warned (3)/ that no further credit is allowed in such PPIs. (4)
    A) 1
    B) 2
    C) 3
    D) 4
    E) No Error
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    Option D
    Correction:

    Is – will be
    Sentence is telling – that if by June 30 full details are not provided, then no credit Will be allowed
  7. According to the Indian Meteorological Department (IMD), in line (1)/ with rising temperatures across the globe, all India (2)/ mean temperatures have risen nearly by 0.60 degree (3) Celsius over the last 110 years. (4)
    A) 1
    B) 2
    C) 3
    D) 4
    E) No Error
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    Option E
    Correction:

    There is no grammatical or sentence formation error.
  8. The minister expressed his concern for the discrepancies (1)/ between train timings data available on national train enquiry system, the (2)/ official website of Indian Railways, and actual train (3)/ timings being experienced by passengers. (4)
    A) 1
    B) 2
    C) 3
    D) 4
    E) No Error
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    Option A
    Correction:

    for – over
    Concern for – is used when to show worry for someone. I am concerned for her health.
    Concern over means – worried about something
  9. Mosquito-borne malaria infects (1)/ more than 200 million people worldwide (2)/ every year, and killed about half a million, (3) most of them children in Africa. (4)
    A) 1
    B) 2
    C) 3
    D) 4
    E) No Error
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    Option C
    Correction:

    The sentence is in simple present tense. So killed – kills
    The (4) part says – most of the children are infected by Mosquito-borne malaria
  10. The central government has, amid debate (1)/ over vigilantism, proposed to the Supreme Court (2)/ over providing adhaar-like unique (3) identification number to cows in India. (4)
    A) 1
    B) 2
    C) 3
    D) 4
    E) No Error
    View Answer
    Option C
    Correction:

    over – for
    proposed for providing

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16 Thoughts to “English: Error Spotting for Upcoming Exams Set 37”

  1. Pulkit

    4/10….more than bad

  2. M@nish...

    good ques mostly wrong :p…thanx az team …

      1. Eku

        ques no-4 check out plz

        1. Its correct as replied above also.

          involves is for road map for the overhaul , not lenders

          Read sentence again, if not get ask again

  3. Eku

    plz ckeck the ques no-4 in which lenders that involves ——there would be involve

    1. Suraj

      involves is for road map for the overhaul , not lenders

      1. Indeed

        sir plz tell me the difference where to use concern over,concern with and concern for…

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    Thanks ?

  5. ?@shh...ishhh..⛷?

    thnx..

  6. sachin shukla@ my turn 2017

    good qsns thankuu

  7. ??meetu??

    tough questions..we need more such type of questions..ty for this questions 🙂

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