Spotting Error Set – 7

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. To those old enough to remember (1)/ Jawaharlal Nehru and the respect he has (2)/ for the institution, despite the pitifully small Opposition of the time, (3)/Mr Modi’s approach is different.(4)
A) 1       B) 2       C) 3       D) 4        E) No error

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 Option B
Correction: 
has – had

Q2. There have been numerous (1)/attempts to hammer the agreement (2)/ but the February to September 2016 (3)/ ceasefire held in patches. (4)
A) 1         B) 2        C) 3         D) 4       E) No error

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 Option B
Correction: 
hammer – hammer out

Q3. London’s iconic Big Ben will (1)/ close its doors to visitors (2)/under a 29 million-pound renovation project (3)/ that will go for three years.(4)
A) 1       B) 2          C) 3            D) 4          E) No error

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 Option D
Correction: 
go for – last

Q4. Figures showed that 725 lakh quintals (1)/ of basmati had arrived (2)/ in grain markets of the state so far (3)/compared to 650 lakh quintals from this day last year.(4)
A) 1          B) 2         C) 3            D) 4             E) No error

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 Option D
Correction: 
from – up to

Q5. Doctors had placed (1)/the body of the diseased (2) /demanding the arrest of (3)/ those responsible for the murder.(4)
A) 1          B) 2            C) 3            D) 4             E) No error

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 Option B
Correction: 
diseased – deceased

Q6. With nearly 56 per cent (1)/ of the compensation unpaid (2) /to effected farmers, the state government (3)/has sought the details of compensation.(4)
A) 1         B) 2            C) 3           D) 4           E) No error

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 Option C
Correction: 
effected – affected.

Q7. No sooner had (1)/ I entered the class (2)/ when the students (3)/ stood up. (4)
A) 1        B) 2          C) 3          D) 4            E) No error

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 Option C
Correction: 

No sooner – than
when – than

Q8. Orders had nothing to do (1)/ with the hike in prices because (2)/ export for countries like (3)/ Iran and Saudi Arabia was a regular feature.(4)
A) 1          B) 2         C) 3          D) 4           E) No error

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 Option C
Correction: 
for – to

Q9. Today modernization of (1)/Indian MiG 29 battlefield fighters is (2)/ carried out by the assistance (3)/ of MiG corporation experts.(4)
A) 1        B) 2         C) 3         D) 4           E) No error

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 Option C
Correction: 
by – with

Q10. A warm episode like (1)/the one we are currently observing (2)/ still is a rare event (3)/ in today’s climate.(4)
A) 1          B) 2        C) 3           D) 4          E) No error

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 Option C
Correction: 
still is – is still

 

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