Error Detection Questions for SBI Clerk/RRB 2018: 21 June

Error Detection Questions for SBI Clerk/RRB 2018: 21 June

Error Detection Questions for SBI Clerk/RRB 2018: 21 June

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) Many writers I know are / 2) far more talented to me / 3) but you need a combination of three essentials / 4) to succeed: talent, hard work and luck. / 5) No error
  2. 1) Challenges provide you the opportunity to grow / 2) as a human being, gain a fresh perspective / 3) or it can motivate you / 4) to achieve set targets. / 5) No error
  3. 1) Success comes easy to those / 2) who are hard-working and knowledgeable / 3) and possess a healthy/ 4) dose of self-belief. / 5) No error
  4. 1) The worst of times brings out the best / 2) from a true leader, who, with political skill / 3) and a sense of national interest, / 4) turns adverse into advantage. / 5) No error
  5. 1) It is unfortunate that the General has / 2) inadvertently get embroiled in an unnecessary controversy / 3) regarding the modus operandi / 4) of Army intelligence working in J&K. / 5) No error
  6. 1) The speaker of the Delhi Legislative Assembly denied the claims / 2) made by three BJP MLAs – that / 3) they had not granted sufficient time to raise / 4) their points in the week-long Budget session. / 5) No error
  7. 1) Rajnish made a written complaint to police / 2) against the directors of the company that they had / 3) violated rules of the projects for which / 4) they had secured licences. / 5) No error
  8. 1) In a forceful intervention, Rajan said committees / 2) were less prone to making mistakes / 3) than personalities and would / 4) held up better against pressure. / 5) No error
  9. 1) Bharti Airtel beated expectations with a forty per cent / 2) jump in net profit in the first quarter / 3) helped by a one-time gain / 4) from the sale of towers in Africa. / 5) No error
  10. 1) In its last policy review / 2) the central bank has cut its repo, / 3) or key lending rate by 0.25 percentage points / 4) for the third time this year. / 5) No error

Answers:

  1. 2; Replace ‘to’ with ‘than’
  2. 3; Replace ‘it’ with ‘they’
  3. 5
  4. 4; Replace ‘adverse’ with ‘adversity’
  5. 2; Replace ‘get’ with ‘got’
  6. 3; Insert ‘been’ after ‘not’
  7. 3; Insert ‘the’ before ‘rules’
  8. 4; Replace ‘held up’ with ‘hold up’
  9. 1; Replace ‘beated’ with ‘beat’
  10. 2; Replace ‘has’ with ‘had’
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