Error Detection for IBPS PO/RRB Mains 2018: 28 Aug

Error Detection for IBPS PO/RRB Mains 2018: 28 Aug

Error Detection for IBPS PO/RRB Mains 2018: 28 Aug

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) The Aadhaar numbers of lakh of pension / 2) beneficiaries are suspected to have been / 3) displayed on government website in Jharkhand / 4) in violation of the Aadhaar Act. / 5) No error
2. 1) A day before the polls, a 35-year-old man / 2) was arrested with a cache of 29 sophisticated pistols / 3) and a carbine allegedly meant / 4) to supply to criminals in outer Delhi. / 5) No error
3. 1) The RBI and commercial banks need to come up / 2) with an innovative idea / 3) that enable cashless transactions / 4) and makes them safe and easy to perform. / 5) No error
4. 1) It has often been suggested that the presence of black money / 2) in large quantities, especially in the real estate sector, / 3) prevented India suffering from many of the / 4) ill effects of the global financial crisis of 2008. / 5) No error
5. 1) Due to demonetisation, business for / 2) mobile or e-wallet companies has / 3) boosted by / 4) up to four times. / 5) No error
6. 1) India has taken over China / 2) in the number of deaths / 3) due to ambient air pollution / 4) for the first time. / 5) No error
7. 1) To revive the investment cycle, the government needs / 2) to increase public sector spending / 3) and offer incentives to private sector / 4) to take up new projects. / 5) No error
8. 1) Multi-cap funds are really for whom / 2) who want to take / 3) a balanced risk exposure in / 4) the equity space. / 5) No error
9. 1) Thousands of cultivators, who had responded to the state governments’ appeal / 2) to plant more pulses in the wake of the dire shortage and spiralling prices / 3) caused by the drought last year, now say / 4) that he is feeling cheated. / 5) No error
10. 1) The warden and the supervisor of an orphanage, / 2) which is home to many HIV-positive children, / 3) was arrested after he allegedly forced / 4) five 12-year-old girls to clean up a chocked sewage pipe-line. / 5) No error
Answers:
  1. 1; Replace ‘lakh’ with ‘lakhs’
  2. 4; Replace ‘to supply’ with ‘to be supplied’
  3. 3; Replace ‘enable’ with ‘enables’
  4. 3; Replace ‘suffering from’ with ‘from suffering’
  5. 5
  6. 1; Replace ‘taken over’ with ‘overtaken’
  7. 3; Insert ‘the’ before ‘private sector’
  8. 1; Replace ‘whom’ with ‘those’
  9. 4; Replace ‘he is’ with ‘they are’
  10. 3; Replace ‘was arrested after he’ with ‘were arrested after they’
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