SBI PO PRELIMS 2017 : Spotting Error Quiz – Set-2

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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. The officer was doubtful (A)/ if some of the clerks (B)/ of his office were (C)/ involved in bribery. (D)/ No Error. (E)
A. A
B. B
C. C
D. D
E. E

2.Because he has (A)/ been ill for a month (B)/ so he does not (C)/ come to the office.(D)/ No
Error(E)

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

3.This is perhaps (A)/ the same dog that(B)/ bit her while she was returning (C)/ from market. (D)/ No Error. (E)
A. A
B. B
C. C
D. D
E. E

4.The teacher asked (A)/ the students to go to (B)/ market and buy some fruit (C)/ as apples,
oranges, guavas, etc. (D)/ No Error. (E)

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

5.He was so clever (A)/ that everybody’s attempt (B)/ to misguide him (C)/ proved to be futile. (D) No Error. (E)
A. A
B. B
C. C
D. D
E. E

6.Dr. Sinha was not only (A)/ sympathetic to the rich (B)/ patients but also (C)/ to the poor ones. (D)/ No Error.(E)
A. A
B. B
C. C
D. D
E. E

7.Today the success of (A) / companies depends on the (B)/ quality of their products and (C)
/efficient managing staff. (D) /No error (E)

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

8.Because he is intelligent, (A)/ therefore he gets good (B)/ marks in all the (C)/ examinations he
takes. (D)/ No Error. (E)

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

9.She was too beautiful (A)/ to be rejected by any (B)/ youngman who wished (C)/ to make her his wife. (D)/ No Error. (E)
A. A
B. B
C. C
D. D
E. E

10.Ten years have passed (A)/ that I returned from (B)/ London and settled (C)/ in this part of the country. (D)/ No Error. (E)
A. A
B. B
C. C
D. D
E. E


Correct Answer

  1. E. No error
  2. C. ‘so’ should not be used here.
  3. E. No error
  4. D. Use ‘like’ in place of ‘as’ because we use “as” with Nominative.
  5. E. No error
  6. A. not only’ should be used before ‘to the rich patients’ because ‘but also’ is used before ‘to the
    poor ones’.
  7. D. Use “efficiency of” managing staff.
  8. B Use of ‘therefore’ is not required.
  9. E. No error
  10. B. Use ‘since’ in place of ‘that’ because ‘since’ is used in the form of Conjunction of time.



       

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