Spotting Error set- 17

Direction: Each of the following sentences are divided in four parts (1), (2),(3) and (4). Find that which part(s) contain error. More than one part may have error. Choose the suitable option as given in each question. Marks (E) as your answer if the sentence is error free.

Q1. Consumption of energy is becoming (1)/ less intensed and more efficient as people use less energy (2)/ to live their lives and as energy efficiency technologies become more (3)/ integrated in homes, businesses and transportation. (4)
A) Only (2)      B) Only (1)        C) Both (2) and (4)      D) Both (2) and (3)       E) No Error

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Option D
Explanation: (2) intensed=>intense
(3) efficiency => efficient (efficient is used as an adjective for technology, and efficiency is a noun)
Consumption of energy is becoming less intense and more efficient as people use less energy to live their lives and as energy efficient technologies become more integrated in homes, businesses and transportation

Q2. The capital markets regulator, Sebi, (1) faces legal difficulties in allowing options trading in commodities, (2)/ and has reported decided to focus, for now, (3)/ on attracting more institutional players to the commodity futures market. (4)
A) Only (3)     B) (1), (2) and (3)       C) (1) and (3)          D) Only (1)      E) No Error

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Option A
Explanation: (3)=>reported => reportedly

Q3. US President Donald Trump has (1)/ make it clear that (2)/ his administration are focused (3)/ on putting America First.(4)
A) All except (1)    B) Both (3) and (4)    C) Both (2) and (3)     D) Both (2) and (4)       E) No Error

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Option C
Explanation: (2) make=>made ; (3) are=>is
US President Donald Trump has made it clear that his administration is focused on putting America First.

Q4. Satya Nadella, CEO of Microsoft, at a function (1)/ in Bengaluru on Monday shared insights (2)/ on the impact about artificial intelligence (3)/ and cloud computing can make. (4)
A) Both (2) and (3)    B) Both (2) and (4)     C) Only (2)      D) Only (3)      E) No Error

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Option D
Explanation: (3) about=>that
Satya Nadella, CEO of Microsoft, at a function in Bengaluru on Monday shared insights on the impact that artificial intelligence and cloud computing can make.

Q5. South Mumbai is hailed as (1)/ one of the most affluent areas in the city, (2)/ yet it has also consistently topped (3)/ the list of areas with the lowest voting percentages. (4)
A) Only (2)     B) Only (3)      C) Both (2) and (3)     D) Only (4)      E) No Error

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Option E
Explanation: South Mumbai is hailed as one of the most affluent areas in the city, yet it has also consistently topped the list of areas with the lowest voting percentages.

Q6. Corruption in high places (1)/ is a malaise that is (2)/ easily to diagnose but (3)/ difficult in cure. (4)
A) Only (2)        B) Only (3)        C) Both (3) and (4)          D) All except (1)       E) No Error

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Option C
Explanation: (3) easily=>easy ; (4) in => to
Corruption in high places is a malaise that is easy to diagnose but difficult to cure.

Q7. Every year, India dreams of (1)/ its high educational institutions (2)/ rising up to world standards in terms of ranking, (3)/ number of peer-reviewed publications, and awards for research.(4)
A) Only (1)      B) Only (2)       C) Only (3)          D) Both (3) and (2)      E) No Error

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Option B
Explanation: (2) high=>higher
Every year, India dreams of its higher educational institutions rising up to world standards in terms of ranking, number of peer-reviewed publications, and awards for research.

Q8. If the enemy is (1)/ allowed in breach the (2)/ perimeter of the castle, (3) the kingdom will sure fall.(4)
A) Only (1)       B) Only (2)        C) Both (1) and (2)           D) Both (2) and (4)          E) No Error

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 Option D
Explanation: (2) in=>to ; (4) sure =>surely
If the enemy is allowed to breach the perimeter of the castle, the kingdom will surely fall.

Q9. His capabilities as a (1)/ soldier has been (2)/ generally recognized (3)/by competing authorities.(4)
A) All except (1)      B) Both (2) and (3)     C) Both (2) and (4)       D) Both (3) and (4)      E) No Error

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 Option C
Explanation: (2)=>has=>have; (3) competing=>competent
His capabilities as a soldier have been generally recognized by competent authorities.

Q10. Rising of the fourth straight session, (1)/ the Sensex and Nifty closed near five-month highs (2)/ today on widespread buying even as telecom stocks (3)/ tumbled after Reliance Jio announced new tariff plans. (4)
A) All except (4)      B) Both (1) and (2)      C) Only (1)        D) All except (3)       E) No Error

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 Option C
Explanation: (1) of=>for
Rising for the fourth straight session, the Sensex and Nifty closed near five-month highs today on widespread buying even as telecom stocks tumbled after Reliance Jio announced new tariff plans.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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