December 20, 2017

Error Detection for IBPS Clerk/SO

Error Detection for IBPS Clerk/SO

Error Detection for IBPS Clerk/SO

Directions (Q. 1-15): Read each sentence to find out whether there is any grammatical or idiomatic error in it. The error, if any, will be in one part of the sentence. The number of that part is the answer. If there is ‘No error’, the answer is 5). (Ignore errors of punctuation, if any.)
  1. 1) Women riding pillion on two-wheelers / 2) in the capital have to compulsorily / 3) wear helmets, according to the final notification / 4) issued by Delhi government. / 5) No error
  2. 1) Arun Jaitley’s life has been full of dramatic loops, / 2) sudden upswings and a few downturn, / 3) till finally he’s arrived at a job that / 4) has him at the helm of the nation’s economic affairs. / 5) No error
  3. 1) Since the commencement of the Constitution in 1950, / 2) it is for the third time that governors – this time / 3) as much as nine – have had to go / 4) following a change of guard at the Centre. / 5) No error
  4. 1) The declaring of a long-term ceasefire / 2) between Israel and Hamas, after 50 days of off-again, on-again fighting, / 3) has brought immediate relief to both sides / 4) of the border between Israel and the Gaza Strip. / 5) No error
  5. 1) Lawmaking is the routine business / 2) of government, and / 3) reviewing for possible repeal / 4) should also happen routinely. / 5) No error
  6. 1) They understood how just a twitch, a shuffle, smirk or a glare on stage or screen / 2) can give audiences more insight / 3) into the impenetrable depths of a personality / 4) than a thousand-word dialogue. / 5) No error
  7. 1) Gone are the days / 2) when people used to / 3) plan and save for years before buying / 4) the big-ticket items they aspired for. / 5) No error
  8. 1) To be eligible for a loan, / 2) you need to have a / 3) regular source of income – salary, / 4) business or any occupation. / 5) No error
  9. 1) Women tend to outlive their spouses, / 2) which makes it important for them / 3) to save money in instruments that will help them / 4) build corpse to last a lifetime. / 5) No error
  10. 1) Success at work should not carry a disproportionate price tag / 2) whereby we end up souring relationships / 3) with our family members and friends / 4) which matter to us. / 5) No error
  11. 1) Yesterday a thief / 2) broke into / 3) my house but / 4) he could not steal anything. / 5) No error
  12. 1) Most women undermine themselves / 2) by thinking that they are not qualified enough, / 3) or they haven’t worked before or their husband / 4) won’t like it if they worked. / 5) No error
  13. 1) In case you cannot be in office on time, / 2) call in your senior / 3) at least an hour earlier and inform / 4) that you are going to be late. / 5) No error
  14. 1) Please expect that life will / 2) not be easy once / 3) you make up the decision / 4) to take up a career. / 5) No error
  15. 1) Financial planning for women is tricky considering / 2) they have to take career breaks for / 3) a variety of reasons such as marriage, child-birth, / 4) and looking after kids or the elder. / 5) No error
Answers:
  1. 4; Insert ‘the’ before ‘Delhi’
  2. 5
  3. 3; Replace ‘much’ with ‘many’
  4. 1; Replace ‘declaring’ with ‘declaration’
  5. 3; Replace ‘reviewing’ with ‘review’
  6. 2; Replace ‘can’ with ‘could’
  7. 5
  8. 4; Insert ‘other’ after ‘any’
  9. 4; Replace ‘corpse’ with ‘corpus’
  10. 4; Replace ‘which’ with ‘who’
  11. 5
  12. 3; Replace ‘husband’ with ‘husbands’
  13. 2; Replace ‘call in’ with ‘call up’
  14. 3; Delete ‘up’
  15. 4; Replace ‘elder’ with ‘elderly’

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