December 21, 2017

Spotting Errors MCQ for IBPS/SSC

Spotting Errors MCQ for IBPS/SSC

Directions (Q.1-10): 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) Farmers in Singur who had promised back / 2) their plots that had been acquired / 3) for the abandoned Tata Motors project / 4) are turning restive by the day. / 5) No error

2. 1) A European friend with whom I discussed the contexts, / 2) wanted to sea a translation of it / 3) and, during our spare moments, I hurriedly / 4) dictated and he took it up. / 5) No error

3. 1) I verily believe that / 2) whatever professor Gokhale does he does / 3) with pure motives and with a / 4) view to serve India. / 5) No error

4. 1) It is a bad habit to say that another / 2) man’s thoughts are bad and ours only are good / 3) and that those holding different views from us / 4) are the enemies of the country. / 5) No error

5. 1) Virginia Woolf grew up in a large and / 2) talented family, educating in her father’s / 3) magnificent library and / 4) meeting many men of letters. / 5) No error

6. 1) She was elder sister to two boys – / 2) part of a family / 3) that lived in a one-bedroom flat / 4) in the outskirts of Delhi. / 5) No error

7. 1) The animal instinct is part of our make-up; / 2) we are all basically animals who / 3) have learnt to train us so as to fit in / 4) with our ideas of a civilised society. / 5) No error

8. 1) In his poetries / 2) Wordsworth has / 3) described / 4) lovely scenery. / 5) No error

9. 1) The Chancellor of the Delhi / 2) and the Bihar / 3) universities came / 4) to our college. / 5) No error

10. 1) You must apologise to him / 2) for what you have done, / 3) even though the act was not done / 4) with any bad intention. / 5) No error

Answers :-
  1. 1; Replace ‘had’ with ‘had been’
  2. 4; Replace ‘up’ with ‘down’
  3. 4; Replace ‘serve’ with ‘serving’
  4. 3; Replace ‘us’ with ‘ours’
  5. 2; Insert ‘herself’ after ‘educating’
  6. 5
  7. 3; Replace ‘us’ with ‘ourselves’
  8. 1; Replace ‘poetries’ with ‘poetry’
  9. 3; Replace ‘universities’ with ‘university’
  10. 5

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