Spotting Error set- 23

Direction: In each of the question below two statements are given. You have to find which statement(s) contains error and choose the answer from the provided options accordingly.

Q1. (i) After the election of Donald Trump in the United States and the Brexit referendum in Great Britain, eyes now turn to a slew of elections taking place in Europe.
(ii) The Dutch nation-state as it exists today came into been in 1815 when the royal house of Orange was installed after the final defeat of Napoleon Bonaparte.
A) Only statement (i) contains error
B) Only statement (ii) contains error
C) Both (i) and (ii) contains error
D) Both (i) and (ii) are error free

Answers

 Option B
Explanation
: (ii) been=>being ; came intobeing in 1815

Q2. (i) In debates about education, the idea that teaching and teachers are crucial important to students’ learning is virtually universally accepted.
(ii) Over the past 15 years, numerous scholarly organizations have lamented the severe decline of civic education in U.S. colleges and secondary schools.
A) Only statement (i) contains error
B) Only statement (ii) contains error
C) Both (i) and (ii) contains error
D) Both (i) and (ii) are error free

Answers

 Option A
Explanation
: (i) crucial=>crucially ;  

Q3. (i) Artificial intelligence and robots are transforming how we work and lived.
(ii) The teacher punished the boy for disobedience.
A) Only statement (i) contains error
B) Only statement (ii) contains error
C) Both (i) and (ii) contains error
D) Both (i) and (ii) are error free

Answers

 Option A
Explanation
: (i) lived=>live (work and live)

Q4. (i) Cases of data being stolen by employees have occurred with embarrassing regularity.
(ii) Higher profits may not have a direct relationship to an increase in tax revenue, but one needs to take a holistic view.
A) Only statement (i) contains error
B) Only statement (ii) contains error
C) Both (i) and (ii) contains error
D) Both (i) and (ii) are error free

Answers

 Option D

Q5. (i) If you drive your car on the rugged road, you are liked to damage your tires.
(ii) A possible consequence of texting with driving is an expensive fine.
A) Only statement (i) contains error
B) Only statement (ii) contains error
C) Both (i) and (ii) contains error
D) Both (i) and (ii) are error free

Answers

 Option C
Explanation
: (i) liked=>likely ; (ii) with=>while

Q6. (i) The enhancement of paid maternity leave for women in the organised sector to 26 weeks from 12 is a progressive step.
(ii) Providing benefits for women and children is a societal responsibility which can be funded in a large country through a combined of general taxation and contributory payments from those who have the means.
A) Only statement (i) contains error
B) Only statement (ii) contains error
C) Both (i) and (ii) contains error
D) Both (i) and (ii) are error free

Answers

 Option B
Explanation
: (ii) combined=>combination

Q7. Government is considering new rules mandating automakers and their agents to buy back old vehicles and recycle them.
(ii) A lot of energy is wasted because of poor infrastructure and lack of understanding of efficiency metrics.
A) Only statement (i) contains error
B) Only statement (ii) contains error
C) Both (i) and (ii) contains error
D) Both (i) and (ii) are error free

Answers

 Option D

Q8. (i) A distinctive characteristic of solar power is that it can be generate only during the mid-day hours when the sun is up in the sky.
(ii) The unexpected election of President Donald Trump has prompted diplomats and governments around the world to question what to expectation from the next four years.
A) Only statement (i) contains error
B) Only statement (ii) contains error
C) Both (i) and (ii) contains error
D) Both (i) and (ii) are error free

Answers

 Option C
Explanation
: (i) generate=>generated ; (ii) expectation=>expect

Q9. (i) He ordered him to leave the room and forbade him to return.
(ii) His father wished to speaks to the headmaster.
A) Only statement (i) contains error
B) Only statement (ii) contains error
C) Both (i) and (ii) contains error
D) Both (i) and (ii) are error free

Answers

 Option B
Explanation
: (ii) Speaks=>speak

Q10. (i) The pen that you give me is a very good one.
(ii) The boy easily lifted the heavy weight.
A) Only statement (i) contains error
B) Only statement (ii) contains error
C) Both (i) and (ii) contains error
D) Both (i) and (ii) are error free

Answers

 Option A
Explanation
: (i) give=>gave

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