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New English Quiz Error Spotting & Sentence Improvement for IBPS & SBI – PART : 44

New English Quiz Error Spotting & Sentence Improvement for IBPS & SBI

New English Quiz Error Spotting & Sentence Improvement for IBPS & SBI

This English quiz contains 10 Questions on Error Spotting and 5 questions on sentence improvement and both the topics are important for competitive exams like SSC, Railway, Banking and insurance exams.

Directions (1 – 10): 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 that part is the answer. If there is no error, the answer is (e). (Ignore errors of punctuation, if any)

Q1. She got (a)/ everything ready for all (b)/ of them long (c)/ before they arrived (d)/ No error (e)

 

Q2. The thief was caught (a)/ after he has (b)/ disposed of (c)/ the stolen items (d)/ No error (e)

 

Q3. Delhi’s water supply (a)/ system is certainly (b)/ as good as is expected (c)/ in a capital town (d)/ No error (e)

 

Q4. She says that (a)/ a two-miles walk (b)/ always keeps him (c)/ healthy and fresh (d)/ No error (e)

 

Q5. Seema took me to a hotel (a)/ and ordered for (b)/ two cups of coffee (c)/ which the waiter brought in no time (d)/ No error (e)

 

Q6. The first European (a)/ sailor to come to India (b)/ in modern times (c)/ was Vasco-di-Gama (d)/ No error (e)

 

Q7. When she was (a)/ under house arrest (b)/ she was debarred to send (c)/ a letter even to her husband (d)/ No error (e)

 

Q8. In spite of her insincerity (a)/ she was awarded (b)/ cent-percent marks (c)/ in science and english (d)/ No error (e)

 

Q9. Much to his fortune, (a)/ he married a girl who was (b)/ more tall and lovelier than (c)/ her elder sister. (d)/ No error (e)

 

Q10. She prefers intellectual to manual occupations, and (a)/ is not so fond for fancy work as many of the blind (b)/ children are; yet she (c)/ is eager to join them in whatever they are doing (d)/ No error (e).

 

Directions (11-15): Sentence Correction. If the part given in bold is already correct and does not require any replacement, choose option (e), i.e. “No replacement required” as your answer.

Q11. Nobody can deny the fact that Indian economy is very different than American economy.

(a) are very different than

(b) is so much different than

(c) are very different from

(d) is very different from

(e) No replacement required

 

Q12. Accurate statistics with regards to the area occupied in different forms of cultivation are difficult to obtain.

(a) statistic with regards to

(b) statistics with regard to

(c) statistic with regard to

(d) statistics in regards to

(e) No replacement required

 

Q13. Seldom if ever was there any training or instructions in such tactics for either the tank crews or the infantry formations.

(a) Seldom or never

(b) Seldom if never

(c) Seldom or ever

(d) Seldom has ever

(e) No replacement required

 

Q14. As soon as I opened the front door of my house, than I smelled the distinctive aroma of fresh coffee.

(a) then I smelled(b) that I smelled

(c) I smelled

(d) I smell

(e) No replacement required

 

Q15. Although he had fewer supporters among the governing class, but he was able to get the popular vote.

(a) he was able

(b) and he was able

(c) else he was able

(d) or he was able

(e) No replacement required

 

Solutions for English Quiz Error Spotting & Sentence Improvement:

Sol 1. (a); Use ‘we had got’ in place of ‘we got’.

Sol 2. (b); Use ‘had’ in place of ‘has’.

Sol 3. (e); No Error.

Sol 4. (b); Use ‘a two-mile walk’ in place of ‘a two-miles walk’.

Sol 5. (b); Don’t use ‘for’ after ordered because order is a transitive verb and ‘object’ comes straight      after that.

Sol 6. (e); No Error.

Sol 7. (c); Use ‘from sending’ in place of ‘to send’.

Sol 8. (c); Use ‘hundred-percent’ in place of ‘cent- percent’.

Sol 9. (c); Use ‘taller’ in place of ‘more tall’.

Sol 10. (b); Use ‘of’ in place of ‘for’.

Sol 11. (d)

Sol 12. (b)

Sol 13. (e)

Sol 14. (c)

Sol 15. (a)

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