Spotting Error Set – 11

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. The fireworks repository (1)/caught in fire (2)/ which was a danger to (3)/ everyone in the community.(4)
A) 1          B) 2        C) 3         D) 4          E) No Error

Answers

 Option B
Correction: 
In => on

Q2. Of the preliminary tests (1)/ of the soil, the farmer (2)/ was worried he would not be able to (3)/ grow enough vegetables.(4)
A) 1        B) 2         C) 3        D) 4         E) No Error

Answers

 Option A
Correction: 
Of => With

Q3. We fired the babysitter (1)/ because she wasn’t (2)/ reliable and often cancelled (3)/ on the last minute.(4)
A) 1      B) 2      C) 3        D) 4         E) No Error

Answers

 Option D
Correction: 
On => at

Q4. When the man woke up on Saturday, (1)/ he knew his attire would consist of (2)/ an umpire’s uniform since he would be working (3)/at the little league games this season.(4)
A) 1          B) 2         C) 3        D) 4          E) No Error

Answers

 Option E

Q5. If everyone lived from the precept (1)/ of treating people (2)/ how they would like to be treated, (3)/ the world would be a wonderful place. (4)
A) 1      B) 2        C) 3         D) 4         E) No Error

Answers

 Option A
Correction: 
From => by

Q6. Because the difference (1)/ in the paint colors is margined, (2)/ no one can tell Annu painted her kitchen (3)/ using two dissimilar hues. (4)
A) 1      B) 2        C) 3        D) 4       E) No Error

Answers

 Option B
Correction: 
Margined => marginal

Q7. The government’s new plan (1)/ of interdict illegal drug sales (2)/ will cost the country (3)/ billions of dollars. (4)
A) 1         B) 2        C) 3           D) 4          E) No Error

Answers

 Option B
Correction: 
Of => to

Q8. The detective needed (1)/ to find the final element (2)/ of the puzzle in order (3)/ to identifying the killer.(4)
A) 1           B) 2         C) 3        D) 4        E) No Error

Answers

 Option D
Correction: 
Identifying => identify

Q9. Since the tornado siren (1)/ was not working, (2)/ law enforcement officers went (3) from houses to houses to propagate the storm warning.(4)
A) 1           B) 2        C) 3         D) 4         E) No Error

Answers

 Option D
Correction: 
Houses to houses => house to house

Q10. Since there wasn’t (1)/ a dominant fighter in each round, (2)/ it was up to judges (3)/ to decide on a winner. (4)
A) 1          B) 2        C) 3         D) 4          E) No Error

Answers

 Option C
Correction: 
Insert the before judges

 

 

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