Error Spotting Exercises with Answers

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Error Spotting Exercises with Answers

In this we have provide, High Quality Error Spotting Exercises for Bank, SSC, RRB Exams. Candidates can practice with these exercise questions. We have provide the detailed explanations and answer for the Error Spotting Exercises. Surely this will give detailed knowledge about Error Spotting Skills.

Error Spotting Exercises for Practice:

  1. This laboratory of physics is (1) / not only equipped with (2) / all state of the art instruments (3) / but also with outstanding physicists (4) / No error (5)

Solution

 (2) Equipped not only with should be used in place of not only equipped with,with Not only… but also /Either …. Or ./ Neither … nor we join two subject /objects/verbs/ gerunds 

2. No method of making (1) / other people agree to your view point is (2) your view point is (3) / as effective as this method (4) / No error(5)

Solution

( 1) when we compare two things belonging to the same group,we use no other,whereas, when two things belonging to different grouped are compared we use no

3. I did not like his (1) / comments on my paper (2) / but I had no alternative (3) / as I had agreed to keep quite (4) / No error (5)

Solution

(5) No error

4. The report is candid in admitting (1) / that the investment by the government (2) / in health and family planning (3) have been eroded considerably (4) / No error (5)

Solution

(4) have been should be replaced with has been ,here have been governed by the subject investment .Investment is a singular subject ,So singular verb has been must be used in place of have been

4. I live on a top floor (1) / of an old house (2) / when the wind blows (3) / all the windows rattle (4) / No error (5)

Solution

(1) The article the is used before physical place(Position) likle top bottom etc,So we say the top, the bottom

5. Had he not reached in time (1) / he would have missed (2) / a golden opportunity which comes (3) /once in a while (4) / No error (5)

Solution

(5) No error

6. The Ministry of labour conducts its basic survey (1) / on trade unions each year (2) / gathering information with all (3) / labour unions as of june 30 (4) / No error (5)

Solution

(3) Gathering information with all

7. Stories have always been used (1) / as a powerful tool for (2) communicating vital information from (3) / one generation to an other (4) / No error (5)

Solution

(5) No error

8. We all are indebted to him (1) / for holding not only high moral values (2) / but also rendering dedicated service (3) / for the betterment of human race (4) / No error (5)

Solution

2) Not only …. But also‟ connects two words in same part of speech ,Therefore ,if not only is also followed by a Noun ,But also is followed by two participles

9. We are trying to (1) / find out the root cause (2) / of this recurring problem (3) / since the last four days (4) / No error (5)

Solution

(4) Last four days denotes a period of time we use for with period of time we use for with period of time and since with point of time

10. I told him bluntly (1) / that he is a lazy fellow (2) / and that he had done (3) / his work very badly (4) / No error (5)

Solution

(2) We know when the principal clause in a sentence( indirect) is in past tense ,the subordinate clause also must be in past tense in the given sentence I told him ( principal clause) is in past tense so he is must be replaced with he was.

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  1. Mumbai is full of tall building (1) / which is at once its (2) / strength as well as weakness (3) / depending upon how one look at it (4) / No error (5)
  2. I am fully aware that (1) / my boss is one of those (2) / who is totally dedicated (3) / to work and proper discipline  (4) / No error (5)
  3. The Director of our company (1) / does not believe that (2) / we are working sincerely (3) to work and proper discipline (4) / No error (5)
  4. You may not know it (1) but his engine is (2) / claimed to have twice (3) / as powerful as the previous one(4) / No error (5)
  5. Nothing ever becomes real (1) / Till it is experienced (2) / even a proverb is no proverb to your (3) / till your life has illustrated with it (4) / No error (5)
  6. I remember my child hood days (1)/ when I was used to go (2) / to the farm with my father(3) / and help him in his work (4) / No error (5)
  7. I missed the last train (1) / which I usually catch (2) / and have to stay at the station (3) / on my way back home yesterday (4) / No error(5)
  8. Suresh baby who is living (1) / in this own since 1955 (2) / is a well-known scholar of history (3) / and a distinguished musician (4) / No error(5)
  9. If you had read (1) / the relevant literature carefully (2) / you would have answered (3) / most of the questioning correctly (4) / No error(5)
  10. The house where the dead man was found (1) / is being guarded by police (2) / to prevent it from being entered (3) / and the evidence interfered with (4) / No error (5)
  11. Many animals and plants live in water (1) / but not in the same kind of water (2) / because not all water is the same (3)/ Sea water for instance contains a lot of salt fresh water contains verly little (4) / No error (5)
  12. A sparrow has made anest in kesho’s house (1) / and had laid eggs both kesho and his sister shyamma (2) / watched the nest for hours every day (3) / Even meal times were forgotten (4) / No error (5)
  13. A skill ful advertiser may be able to create (1) / practically a monopoly for himself (2) / not because his procut is superior to (3) / but because he has succeded in inducing people to believe that it is (4) / No error (5)
  14. Whatever may be the origin of speech (1)/ we can be certain that man did not began (2) / to feel the need to speack (3) / until he began to live in communities (4) / No error (5)
  15. Each animals of the same species (1) / looks for the same sort of food (@) / also there may be other animals of different species (3) / competing with the same food (4) / No error (5)
  16. He gave me all the details of when he (1) / had visited all the temples (2) / while he will be going (3) / on official tour (4) / No error (5)
  17. Let’s all work (1) / together as like homogeneous (2) / group so that (3) / success would be obvious (4) / No error (5)
  18. The Process was so simple (1) / and easy to understand (2) / that it hardly took (3) / five minutes for us to learn it (4) / No error (5)
  19. It is strange that (1) / even after fifteen years of experience (2) / he is still not (3) / able to be performed (4) / No error (5)
  20. What to make people (1) / tense is actually (2) / a mystery which (3) / is difficult to unfold (4) / No error (5)
  21. Our customers are always visit (1) / our branches to (2) / discuss their problems (3) with our staff (4) / No error (5)
  22. Although he was expected (1) / to work quite hard (2) / he could not do so (3) / owing to his prolonged illness (4) / No error (5)
  23. Just before the demonstration started (1) / the police arrive at the site (2) / as if they had (3) / received information (4) / No error (5)
  24. Habit of (1) / regular savings (2) / helps us (3) / during bad times (4) / No error (5)
  25. To know what people reach to (1) / an unforeseen situation (2) / is very important (3) / to decide our course of action (4) / No error (5)
  26. Some people like (1) / to do some social (2) / work even though (3) / it lacks resources (4) / No error (5)
  27. His qualities include (1) / the ability to take (2) / right and quickly decisions (3) / on important policies (4) / No error (5)
  28. A group of youngsters (1) / has lend financial assistance (2) / to the flood affected (3) / people of the villages(4) / No error (5)

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