CWC/FCI Prelims 2019 English Questions (Error Spotting) Day- 49

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Directions(1-10)- Each of these sentences is  divided into four  parts a), b), c) and d) which may or may not contain errors. Choose the part(s) which contain error(s). If there is no error in the sentence, choose e) No error.

1) With the 12th edition set to commence in England on May 30, there (A)/ had been immense interest in the Indian team’s composition. The selectors, (B)/ led by M.S.K. Prasad, has decided to give an experienced crew (C)/ to Virat Kohli. Many summers ago, M.S. Dhoni said that a player should have a minimum of 50 ODIs under his belt before playing in the World Cup.(D)

a) Only A)

b) C) and D)

c) B) and D)

d) Only C)

e) No error

2) The Indian team can deliver, but it could face tough opponents in host (A)/ England and Australia, bolstered by the returning of Steve Smith and David Warner. Kohli, Dhoni, (B)/ Rohit Sharma and Shikhar Dhawan will be under pressure to fire with the bat; (C)/ the bowling, featuring the remarkable Jasprit Bumrah, has to strike. (D)

a) Only A)

b) C) and D)

c) B) and A)

d) Only C)

e) No error

3) India will return to cricket’s birthplace for (A)/ one more tilt at the title, and the memory (B)/ of Kapil Dev holding the 1983 World Cup at Lord’s (C)/ remains as potent as ever before. (D)

a) Only A)

b) C) and D)

c) B) and C)

d) only C)

e) No error

4) It took more than a rap on the knuckles by the Supreme Court (A)/ before the Election Commission of India stirred from (B)/slumber amid repeated violations of the law and transgressions (C)/ of the Model Code of Conduct into the ongoing election campaign. (D)

a) Only A)

b) C) and D)

c) B) only

d) Only D)

e) No error

5) The incumbent members of the EC may end up (A)/ expending the accumulated trust in the institution (B)/if they do not consistently and unfailingly demonstrate efficiency (C)/and neutrality in enforcing the law and the MCC. (D)

a) Only A)

b) C) and D)

c) B) and D)

d) Only C)

e) No error

6) Continuing raids by Central agencies target only (A)/ Opposition leaders and the blatant partisanship (B)/ of the public broadcaster, Doordarshan, smack of (C)/misuse of power through the incumbent government. (D)

a) Only A)

b) C) and D)

c) A) and D)

d) only C)

e) No error

7) The Supreme Court’s interim order asking political parties to disclose, (A)/ to the Election Commission in sealed covers, details of the donations (B)/ they have received into anonymous electoral bonds is (C)/ a inadequate and belated response to the serious concerns raised about the opaque scheme. (D)

a) Only A)

b) C) and D)

c) B) and D)

d) C) and D)

e) No error

8) Spinal cord injury can now be repaired using a small molecule (TTK21) (A)/ synthesised by a team led by Tapas Kumar Kundu from the Molecular (B)/ Biology and Genetics Unit at Jawaharlal Nehru Centre (C)/ for Advanced Scientific Research (JNCASR), Bengaluru, a study has found. (D)

a) Only A)

b) C) and D)

c) B) and D)

d) only C)

e) No error

9) When the matter was taken up last week, it was considered (A)/ that the time available was too limited for an in-depth hearing. (B)/ The order, unfortunately, preserves the status quo, and any affect that (C)/ the possible asymmetry in political funding would have on the election process will stay as it is. (D)

a) Only A)

b) C) and A)

c) B) and D)

d) only C)

e) No error

10) According to anecdotal evidence, people with (A)/ an active lifestyle have greater chances of (B)/recovering after spinal cord injury compared (C)/ with those who are not active. (D)

a) Only A)

b) C) and D)

c) B) and D)

d) only C)

e) No error

Answers :

1) Answer: d)

only C)

Use ‘have’ instead of ‘has’ for plural entity- selectors.

2) Answer: c)

B) and A)

Use ‘hosts’ instead of ‘host’ for opponents, which is a plural number.

Use ‘return’ instead of ‘returning’.

3) Answer: e)

No error

The sentence is grammatically correct.

4) Answer: d)

only D)

The correct form of preposition is ‘in’ in place of ‘into’.

5) Answer: e)

No error

The sentence is grammatically correct.

6) Answer: c)

A) and

7) Answer: d)

C) and D)

Use ‘through’ instead of ‘into’ as correct form of preposition.

Use article ‘an’ instead of ‘a’ as the correct form of article.

8) Answer:  e)

No error

The sentence is grammatically correct.

9) Answer: d)

only C)

Use ‘effect’ in place of ‘affect’.

‘Affect’ is a verb whereas ‘effect’ is an abstract noun.

10) Answer:  e)

No error

The sentence is grammatically correct.

D)

Use V+ing form of verb ‘targeting’ here.

Use ‘by’ instead of ‘through’ as the correct form of preposition.

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