Spotting Error Set – 10

In each of the following sentences, find if any part of the sentence (1), (2), (3) or (4) contains error. If there is no error mark E) as you answer.

Q1. His goal was to (1)/ displace the current operating system (2)/ and introduce a new computer program (3)/ to take his place.(4)
A) 1       B) 2         C) 3          D) 4         E) No Error

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 Option D
Correction: 
his => its

Q2. The company hopes to (1)/ saturating the market (2)/ with their products so consumers will think (3)/ of its brand first.(4)
A) 1           B) 2         C) 3       D) 4          E) No Error

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 Option B
Correction: 
saturating => saturate (Sentence is in simple future tense, so saturate is correct)

Q3. Since a paranormal researcher, (1)/ the scientist tried to justify (2)/ paranormal events that (3)/ were previously unexplainable.(4)
A) 1       B) 2         C) 3            D) 4           E) No Error

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 Option A
Correction: 
Since => As (The scientist tried to justify the event as a paranormal researcher)

Q4. Without favorable operating conditions,(1)/ factory workers were (2)/ not able to live up (3)/ with production demand. (4)
A) 1      B) 2       C) 3          D) 4           E) No Error

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 Option C
Correction: 
live up => keep up

Q5. The government is offering incentives (1)/ for people to take up horticulture (2)/ in the hope that it will make our city (3)/ more pretty than it already is.(4)
A) 1     B) 2       C) 3         D) 4           E) No Error

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 Option E

Q6. The employees were not happy (1)/ when they learned there pay raises (2)/ were tentative and could be (3)/ cancelled at any moment. (4)
A) 1       B) 2        C) 3           D) 4         E) No Error

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 Option B
Correction: 
there => their

Q7. To gain entry (1)/into any Special Forces unit (2)/ in the military, you must push (3)/ by rigorous testing. (4)
A) 1        B) 2         C) 3          D) 4         E) No Error

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 Option D
Correction: 
by => through

Q8. After the plane crashed, (1)/ each of the survivors received (2)/ free airfare for lives (3)/ as a consolation for their suffering. (4)
A) 1        B) 2             C) 3         D) 4        E) No Error

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 Option C
Correction: 
lives => life (Here the air company is providing free airfare for lifetime)

Q9. If your password (1)/ is invalid, you won’t (2)/ be able to access (3)/ your online accounts.(4)
A) 1         B) 2        C) 3          D) 4        E) No Error

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 Option E

Q10. Because my hybrid car (1)/ works with both solar power (2)/ and gasoline, I use (3)/ less fuel than the lot of people. (4)
A) 1        B) 2          C) 3         D) 4          E) No Error

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 Option D
Correction: 
the => a

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