SBI PO PRELIMS 2017 : Spotting Error Quiz – Set-1

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Q.Read each sentence to find out whether there is any grammatical error or idiomatic error in it. The error, if any, will be in one part of the sentence. The number of part is the answer. If there is no error, the answer is (E).

1. Foolishly Madhu threw (A)/ some water on the electric heater (B)/ when it catches fire (C)/ and she got a shock. (D)/ No error (E)
A. A
B. B
C. C
D. D
E. E

2.What does a person do (A)/ as a social worker should (B)/ be the same as what (C)/ he does as
an. Individual. (D)/ No Error (E)

A. A
B. B
C. C
D. D
E. E

3.Motivating employees with (A)/ traditional authority and financial (B)/ incentives have become (C)/ increasingly difficult. (D)/ No Error (E).
A. A
B. B
C. C
D. D
E. E

4.Bashu was trying to pass (A)/ through the gap on (B)/ the fence when he (C)/ tore his shirt. (D)/ No error. (E)
A. A
B. B
C. C
D. D
E. E

5.As I kept a strict watch (A)/ with my way of living (B)/ I could see that (C)/ it was necessary to
economize. (D)/ No error (E)

A. A
B. B
C. C
D. D
E. E

6.The father told his son (A)/ that he was a lazy boy (B)/ and that he had done (C)/ his work very
bad. (D)/ No error (E)

A. A
B. B
C. C
D. D
E. E

7.I saw the accident (A)/ but, fortunately, I did not have to (B)/ give evidence as there were (C)/ a
large number of other evidences. (D)/ No error. (E)

A. A
B. B
C. C
D. D
E. E

8.The mission provides (A)/ able services to all (B)/ the needy people in this area (C)/ during the
last few years. (D)/ No error. (E)

A. A
B. B
C. C
D. D
E. E

9.Mohan has collected (A)/ all the necessary documents (B)/ and have written a good paper (C)/
for this conference. (D)/ No error. (E)

A. A
B. B
C. C
D. D
E. E

10.All the children have (A)/ assembled on the ground (B)/ and are waiting for (C)/ the Principal to come (D)/ No error. (E)
A. A
B. B
C. C
D. D
E. E


Correct Answer

  1. C. Replace ‘catches’ with ‘caught’ because sentence is in PAST form.
  2. A. Read the part as ‘what a person does’ because the sentence is not interrogative.
  3. C. Replace ‘have’ with ‘has’ because the subject is ‘motivating’.
  4. B. Use ‘in’ in place of ‘on’ because after ‘gap’, PREPOSITION ‘in’ should be used.
  5. B. Replace ‘with’ by ‘on’ or ‘over’ because with “keep watch+ on/over is used.
  6. D. Use ‘badly’ in place of ‘bad’ because ‘bad’ is an ADJECTIVE while ‘badly’ is an ADVERB.
  7. D. Use ‘witnesses’ in place of ‘evidence’ because ‘evidence’ is UNCOUNTABLE NOUN.
  8. A. Replace ‘provides’ with ‘has provided’. In part (a), Use PRESENT PERFECT TENSE in place of
    SIMPLE PRESENT TENSE.
  9. C. Use ‘has’ in place of ‘have’ because subject MOHAN is used as THIRD PERSON, SINGLUAR
    NUMBER.
  10. D. Use ‘the principal’s coming’ in place of ‘the principal to come’.



       

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