New Pattern Spotting Error Questions for SBI Clerk & NABARD Grade A : Set -26

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New Pattern Spotting Error Questions for SBI Clerk 2018

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New Pattern Spotting Error Questions for SBI Clerk: Set 26


Direction (1-5) A sentence divided into 5 parts, is given below. One or more parts of the sentence may have an error in grammar. You have to choose, from the given options, the set of parts that do NOT have an error and are grammatically correct. 

1. The rather dowdy Shoprite store (A)/ situating on the busy main road (B)/ was opened in 1995 and was the (C)/ firm’s first venture beyond its (D)/ immediate South African hinterland. (E)

A. ACDE

B. ACE

C. ABDE

D. Other than the combination provided

E. All are correct

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A. ACDE

Replace are situating with are situated, because the Shoprite store is already situated and thus a present continuous is not required in the sentence but a past form i.e. situated as it implies a strategic or deliberate placement of something

2.The transformation of raw (A)/ distilled spirit into the familiar (B)/ liquid gold is the result of a (C)/ complex collaboration between (D)/ physics, chemist, biology and geometry. (E)

A. BCD

B. ACD

C. ABCD

D. Other than the combination provided

E. All are correct

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C. ABCD

Replace CHEMIST with CHEMISTRY. Faulty parallelism occurs when two or more parts of a sentence are similar in meaning but not parallel (or grammatically similar) in form. It often occurs with paired constructions and items in a series. Thus as studies (physics, biology) are mentioned thus there is no need for a profession (chemist).

3. I believe in a strong dollar, and if I (A)/ decide to shift that stance I will (B)/ hire out the Yankee Stadium and (C)/ some rousing brass bands, and announce (D)/ that change in policy to the whole world. (E)

A. BCD

B. ABDE

C. BCD

D. Other than the combination provided

E. All are correct

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E. All are correct

4.Adapting to the local culture is one (A)/ of the main challenge expatriates (B)/ around the world say they face (C)/ while on assignment, according to a (D)/ report by Towers Watson, a consultancy. (E)

A. BCD

B. ACE

C. BCDE

D. Other than the combination provided

E. All are correct

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D. Other than the combination provided

Replace challenge with challenges because ONE OF THE is followed by singular verb as ONE indicates to a singular noun.

5. Accuracy historical data from 1954 when (A)/ the Kingdom Charter was written with ink until (B)/ the Round Table Conference of ’08 and (C)/ the 48-52% referendum of ’09 would lead to a real (D)/ in depth social-political portrait of Curacao. (E)

A. BCDE

B. BCD

C. CDE

D. Other than the combination provided

E. All are correct

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C. CDE

 Replace WITH INK with IN INK, because IN INK means written or signed with a pen that uses ink, not with a pencil. We use WITH with instruments lie ‘a pen’ is an instrument, whereas ‘ink’ is not an instrument.

Direction (6-10) In the following question, there are four sentences. Identify the sentence that is incorrect in terms of grammar and usage (including spelling and logical consistency). Then, choose the most appropriate option. If all the sentences are correct then choose (e) ‘No Error’ as your answer.

6.

A. In the end of the film, everyone was crying.

B. As he drove away from her house, he felt sad.

C. It was a Buddhist temple and we took our shoes off before going inside.

D. The garden is wonderful in the spring when all the flowers come out.

E. No Error

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A. In the end of the film, everyone was crying.

Replace IN with AT, because we use At the end (often with of) to talk about the point in time where something finishes.

7.

A. Would you mind taking this parcel to the main office?.

B. I called them to ask more details.

C. We spent long evenings talking in my sitting-room while he played the music he had chosen and explained his ideas.

D. The road was so busy that we found it difficult to get across .

E. No Error

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B. I called them to ask more details.

 

8.

A. We are very happy for you to stay at our house as long as you like

B. It’s as well to have a good camera with you when you visit the bird park.

C. Are you feeling unwell since you ate too much?

D. I was surprised that they hadn’t already told me the news.

E. No Error

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C. Are you feeling unwell since you ate too much?

 

9.

A. As the show increases in popularity, more and more tickets were sold daily.

B. They felt as though they had been given the wrong information.

C. You have to unwrap it as carefully as you can. It’s quite fragile.

D. As the forecast predicted, the weather was dreadful for the whole of the weekend.

E. No Error

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A. As the show increases in popularity, more and more tickets were sold daily.

Replace WERE with ARE, because the verb required here is simple present to support the singular verb INCREASES.

10.

A. I know my book is somewhere in this room. Can anyone see it?

B. The goal roused the supporters and they began to really get behind the team.

C. Can you pass these application forms around to all the people present?

D. The living room, the biggest room in the house, looks out on to a beautiful garden.

E. No Error

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