Online English Quiz for IBPS RRB , SBI & SSC
Directions (1-10): Find out the error, if any. If there is no error, the answer is (e), i.e. No error. (Ignore the errors of Punctuation, if any.)
Q1. Despite of their best efforts (a)/ they failed to retain (b)/ the contract due to (c)/ unwanted political interference. (d)/ No error (e).
Q2. We had decided (a)/ to scrap the project (b)/ but the chairman insisted with (c)/ its continuation on the same Terms. (d)/ No error (e).
Q3. Because of his prolonged illness (a)/ he could not concentrate (b)/ on his studies although (c)/ he was very much Desired to do so. (d)/ No error (e).
Q4. You must realize (a)/ how importance it is (b)/ to give away to the needy (c)/ whatever you possess in excess. (d)/ No error (e).
Q5. Most of the travellers experienced (a)/ a shock when they arrived (b)/ at the museum only to find (c)/ that it had Been burgled. (d)/ No error (e).
Q6. How people do (a)/ to earn their bread (b)/ is dependent largely on (c)/ the locality where they live. (d)/ No error (e).
Q7. He took a sharp knife (a)/ and torn the covering. (b)/ made of cardboard (c)/ but could not open the packet. (d)/ No error (e).
Q8. All of us are aware that (a)/ Shankar has been suffering (b)/ from fever since ten days (c)/ and has been resting. (d)/ No error (e)
Q9. Both of them genuinely helped (a)/ each other when their (b)/ families were going (c)/ through a bad patch. (d)/ No error (e)
Q10. Some people have (a)/ generously contributed to the welfare fund (b)/ but they wanted that therenames (c)/ Should not be published. (d)/ No error (e).
Sol. You can use either ‘in spite of’ or ‘despite’. Despite is never followed by ‘of’
S2. Ans. (c)
Sol. Insist is always followed by ‘on’
S3. Ans. (d)
Sol. Replace ‘desire’ with ‘desirous’ because an adjective is required to qualify the subject ‘He’.
Sol. Use ‘important’ in place of ‘importance’ because ‘How’ is an adverb and adverb cannot qualify Noun ‘importance’
Sol. No error
Sol. Here an interrogative pronoun is required as the object to the verb ‘do’ so ‘what’ should be used because ‘how’ is
not a pronoun. For example, what you have said is not true.
Sol. Replace ‘torn’ with tore because ‘torn’ is ?3 and ‘tore’ is ?2.
S8. Ans (c)
Sol. Use ‘for’, not ‘since’.
Sol. No error.
Sol. The possessive case of ‘They’ is ‘their’, so use ‘their’ in place of ‘there’