Error Detection for SBI Clerk 2018: 12 April

Error Detection for SBI Clerk 2018: 12 April

Directions (Q. 1-10): Some parts of the sen­tences have errors and some have none. Find out which part of a sentence has an error and blacken the oval  corresponding to the appropriate letter (A), (B), (C). If a sentence is free from error, blacken the oval corresponding to (D) in the Answer Sheet.
1. No sooner A)/ had we set out B)/ when a thunderstorm occurred. C)/ No error D)

2. Some of you A)/ speak French B)/ Isn’t it? C)/ No error D)

3. The girl whom you were speaking to A)/ while I was on the phone B)/ is my cousin. C)/ No
error D)

4. Coins were A)/ made of an alloy B)/ half a gold and half a copper. C)/ No error D)

5. The price of everything A)/ is raising B)/ fast. C)/ No error D)

6. The principal asked A)/ Mani and I B)/ where our teacher was. C)/ No error D)

7. Speculation is still rife A)/ as to B)/ whom will captain the Indian team. C)/ No error D)

8. We congratulated A)/ Miss Pushpa / for her success. C)/ No error D)

9. Newspaper A)/ carried a report B)/ of the plane crash. C)/ No error D)

10. He had scarcely set foot A)/ on the road than B)/ he was knocked down by a car. C)/ No error D)


1. C; Replace ‘when’ with ‘than’.
2. C;  Replace ‘Isn’t it?’ with ‘Don’t you?’.
3. A;  Delete ‘to’.
4. C;  Replace ‘half a gold and half a copper’ with ‘half gold and half copper’.
5. B;  Replace ‘raising’ with ‘rising’.
6. D;  No error
7. C;  Replace ‘whom’ with ‘who’.
8. C;  Replace ‘for’ with ‘on’.
9. C;  Replace ‘of’ with ‘on’.
10. B; Replace ‘than’ with ‘when’.

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