2 Jun 2017

Important Practice English Questions on Error Spotting with Detailed Explanation for SBI PO/RBI Grade B/NICL AO & Upcoming Exams 2017

Important Practice English Questions on Error Spotting with Detailed Explanation for SBI PO/RBI Grade B/NICL AO & Upcoming Exams 2017
Important Practice English Questions on Error Spotting with Detailed Explanation for RBI Grade B/NICL AO & Upcoming Exams 2017:
Dear Readers, Here we have given the Important Practice English Questions on Error Spotting with Explanation for Upcoming RBI Grade B/IBPS PO/Clerk and All other Upcoming Competitive Exams 2017. Candidates those who are preparing for the examination can make use of it.


Read each sentence to find out whether there is any grammatical or idiomatic error in it. The error 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):-

1). The drama in opera is presented(a)/ using a primary elements(b)/ of theater such as (c)/ scenery, costumes, and acting(d)/ No Error (e).

2). Erosion in America's farmland by wind(a)/ and water has been a problem since(b)/ settlers first put the prairies and grasslands(c)/ under the plow in the nineteenth century(d) / No Error (e).

3). The fact that she had two(a)/ young daughters to raise(b)/ by herself greatly(c)/ increased its distress(d) / No Error (e).

4). In addition to making the investigations,(a)/ archaeologists have been able to study the(b)/ skeletons of victims by using distilled water(c)/ to washed away the volcanic ash(d) / No Error (e).

5). Although witnesses vouched that all the(a)/ members of the czar's family had been execute,(b)/ there were rumors suggesting (c)/ that Anastasia had survived(d) / No Error (e).

6). The brothers' inability to obtain(a)/ enough lift power for the(b)/ gliders almost led(c)/ them to abandoning their efforts(d) / No Error (e).

7). The thief walked out(a)/  of the gallery with(b)/  the picture inside(c)/ his painter's smock(d) / No Error (e).

8). One of the fastest way(a)/ to build the clean energy(b)/ economy is to allow more(c)/ people to benefit from it(d) / No Error (e).

9). Despite being the dominant(a)/ partner in the relationship, (b)/the franchiser did not(c)/ always have all the advantages(d) / No Error (e).

10). The last five years have seen (a)/ the advent of the digital(b)/ economy where technology(c)/ is become the driving force(d) / No Error (e).

Answer With Explanation:
1). The drama in opera is presented(a)/ using a primary elements(b)/ of theater such as (c)scenery, costumes, and acting(d)/ No Error (e).
a)   The drama in opera is presented
b)   using a primary elements
c)   of theater such as
d)   scenery, costumes, and acting
e)   No Error
Explanation:- The use of ‘a’ is incorrect here, instead ‘the’ will be used as the sentence has plural concern.

2). Erosion in America's farmland by wind(a)/ and water has been a problem since(b)/ settlers first put the prairies and grasslands(c)/ under the plow in the nineteenth century(d) / No Error (e).
a)   Erosion in America's farmland by wind
b)   and water has been a problem since
c)   settlers first put the prairies and grasslands
d)   under the plow in the nineteenth century
e)   No Error
Explanation:- Always, ‘erosion of land’ takes place which is a whole, so the use of ‘in’ in incorrect, hence ‘of’ will  be used.

3). The fact that she had two(a)/ young daughters to raise(b)/ by herself greatly(c) increased its distress(d) / No Error (e).
a)   The fact that she had two
b)   young daughters to raise
c)   by herself greatly
d)   increased its distress
e)   No Error
Explanation:- The pronoun used for noun here is incorrect i.e., its, in this place,‘her’ will be used.

4). In addition to making the investigations,(a)/ archaeologists have been able to study the(b)/ skeletons of victims by using distilled water(c)/ to washed away the volcanic ash(d) / No Error (e).
a)   In addition to making the investigations,
b)   archaeologists have been able to study the
c)   skeletons of victims by using distilled water
d)   to washed away the volcanic ash
e)   No Error
Explanation:- In this sentence, it is present perfect continuous is used, so the past tense will not be used,’wash’ will be used.

5). Although witnesses vouched that all the(a)/ members of the czar's family had been execute,(b) there were rumors suggesting (c)that Anastasia had survived(d) / No Error (e).
a)   Although witnesses vouched that all the
b)   members of the czar's family had been execute,
c)   there were rumors suggesting
d)   that Anastasia had survived
e)   No Error
Explanation:- The sentence is in past perfect  tense, so ‘executed’ will be placed.

6). The brothers' inability to obtain(a)/ enough lift power for the(b)/ gliders almost led(c) them to abandoning their efforts(d) / No Error (e).
a)   The brothers' inability to obtain
b)   enough lift power for the
c)   gliders almost led
d)   them to abandoning their efforts
e)   No Error
Explanation:- Incorrect use of tense in ‘abondoning’, ‘abondon’ will be used.

7). The thief walked out(a)/  of the gallery with(b)/  the picture inside(c)/ his painter's smock(d) / No Error (e).
a)   The thief walked out
b)   of the gallery with
c)   the picture inside
d)   his painter's smock
e)   No Error
Explanation:- The preposition ‘inside’ is incorrect here, ‘underneath’ will be used.

8). One of the fastest way(a)/ to build the clean energy(b)/ economy is to allow more(c)/ people to benefit from it(d) / No Error (e).
a)   One of the fastest way
b)   to build the clean energy
c)   economy is to allow more
d)   people to benefit from it
e)   No Error
Explanation:- When we choose one of the others, so there must be no. of options i.e., plural, so ‘ways’ will be used.

9). Despite being the dominant(a)/ partner in the relationship, (b)the franchiser did not(c)/ always have all the advantages(d) / No Error (e).
a)   Despite being the dominant
b)   partner in the relationship,
c)   the franchiser did not
d)   always have all the advantages
e)   No Error
Explanation:- ‘Does’ will be used, in the place of ‘did’.

10). The last five years have seen(a) the advent of the digital(b)/ economy where technology(c)/ is become the driving force(d) / No Error (e).
a)   The last five years have seen
b)   the advent of the digital
c)   economy where technology
d)   is become the driving force
e)   No Error
Explanation:- ‘is’ is used in present, while the sentence is in past, so ‘has’ will be used.


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