Spotting Error set- 18

Direction: In each question below three statements are given. You have to identify which statement contains error and mark it as your option

Q1. (i) Manish regretted his selfish behavior by not spending more time among his children while they were growing up.
(ii) It is a magical experience when you spent an entire day meeting young entrepreneurs and learning new technologies and processes from innovative producers striving to make a difference.
(iii) Because the convict developed a full-proof escape plan, he was able to elude capture for over twelve years.
A) Only (i) is wrong      B) Only (ii) is wrong      C) Only (iii) is wrong     D) Both (i) and (ii) are wrong   E) All correct

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 Option D
Explanation: 
(i) among=>with ; with his children. (ii) spent=>spend

Q2. (i) Reducing the use of cash in the economy and attacking black money are wholesome goals.
(ii) The government has done well to offer those who passed up the Income Declaration Scheme (IDS) one more chance to disclose unaccounted income and become legitimate citizens.
(iii) Hillary Clinton won more votes than Trump but lose the election because Donald Trump won more seats in the electoral college.
A) Only (i) is wrong     B) Only (ii) is wrong      C) Only (iii) is wrong     D) Both (i) and (ii) are wrong      E) All correct

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 Option C
Explanation: 
(iii) lose=>lost. She has already lost.

Q3. (i) Competition over freshwater resources could emerge as a serious threat to long-term peace and stability in Asia.
(ii) Though there are a finite number of beans in that jar, it is hard to count without the helping of a machine.
(iii) The tax department will reportedly probe deposits under Rs 2.5 lakh if there is evidence of wrongdoing by people after demonetisation.
A) Only (i) is wrong     B) Only (ii) is wrong       C) Only (iii) is wrong      D) Both (ii) and (iii) are wrong   E) All correct

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 Option B
Explanation: 
(ii) helping => help

Q4. (i) The inventor was saddened to learn his latest invention contained manifold flaws that would prevent him from going to market.
(ii) A lot of hue and cry has been made about Donald Trump’s off the record meeting with television executives at Trump Tower.
(iii) After five long years, an Indian minister was supposed to visit Denmark in the middle of November, but the meeting was called upon at the last minute.
A) Only (i) is wrong    B) Only (ii) is wrong      C) Only (iii) is wrong      D) Both (i) and (iii) are wrong        E) All correct

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 Option D
Explanation: 
(i) him=>it ; (Subject is his invention); (iii) upon=>off; (the second part of the statement starts with BUT, its hints that the meeting has been cancelled. For such case we use called off.)

Q5. (i) When war broke out in their home country, a diaspora of refugees settled in a neighboring nation.
(ii) The Centre needs to clarify and make it clear that the green cess in coal mining would be solely used for green projects
(iii) His hateful heart and evil ways caused the man to lose the respect of his family.
A) Only (i) is wrong     B) Only (ii) is wrong      C) Only (iii) is wrong       D) Both (ii) and (iii) are wrong    E) All correct

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 Option B
Explanation: 
(ii) in=>on

Q6. (i) Water sharing disputes within India are inevitable as rivers flow in state boundaries.
(ii) The continuing face-off between the Supreme Court and the government over the appointment of judges to the higher judiciary is reaching a flashpoint.
(iii) The government has done well to end the exchange of old notes for new and ask people, instead, to deposit the old currency in their possession in their bank accounts.
A) Only (i) is wrong     B) Only (ii) is wrong     C) Only (iii) is wrong      D) All wrong       E) All correct

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 Option A
Explanation: 
(i) in=>across

Q7. (i) The study results are classified based on criteria adopted by the health department.
(ii) The illiterate man could not complete the job application.
(iii) I have an utter disdain for people that want something for nothing.
A) Only (i) is wrong    B) Only (ii) is wrong     C) Only (iii) is wrong      D) Both (i) and (ii) are wrong     E) All correct

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 Option E

Q8. (i) The Supreme Court’s ruling that temporary employees are entitled to regular pay scale, apart with dearness allowance, as their peers in government doing the same work is a welcome decision.
(ii) According to the contract, an arbitrator will mediate the business dispute between the two firms.
(iii) The call for boycott of Chinese goods in the Indian social media and other forums has final brought out an official reaction from the Chinese.
A) Only (i) is wrong     B) Only (ii) is wrong     C) Only (iii) is wrong     D) Both (i) and (iii) are wrong    E) All correct

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 Option D
Explanation: 
(i) apart=>along ; (iii) final=>finally

Q9. (i) Public opinion has almost always been in the hands of the privileged class.
(ii) More than six decades after the legislating the Minimum Wages Act of 1948 the country is yet to introduce a national minimum wage.
(iii) The Reserve Bank of India’s (RBI) decision to hold its policy rates, rather than to slash it by a quarter of a percentage point, as had been widely expected, is justified.
A) Only (i) is wrong     B) Only (ii) is wrong     C) Only (iii) is wrong      D) All are wrong      E) All correct

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 Option C
Explanation: 
(iii) it=>them(slash them by a quarter; as subject is policy rates)

Q10. (i) The sharp increase in girl enrolment rates in the states has boosting hopes of reducing gender disparities over the coming years.
(ii) If you stay consistent in your practice, you will surely improve.
(iii) If the council cannot mediate the crisis between the two countries, there may be an international war.
A) Only (i) is wrong    B) Only (ii) is wrong     C) Only (iii) is wrong      D) Both (i) and (ii) are wrong   E) All correct

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 Option A
Explanation: 
(i) boosting=>boosted

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