Spotting Error set- 27

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. Titles in India (1)/ should be prefixed (2)/ only with the names (3)/ of military officers. (4)
A) 1           B) 2             C) 3            D) 4           E) No Error

Answers

 Option C
Explanation
: with=> to []When we add something at its beginning we should prefix the former to the latter.

Q2. His adventure (1)/ was given much (2)/ prominence to (3)/ in the magazines. (4)
A) 1        B) 2          C) 3           D) 4          E) No Error

Answers

 Option C
Explanation
: remove to;

Q3. A telephone is a (1)/ convenience to those (2)/ in constant need of (3)/ communication from afar. (4)
A) 1         B) 2          C) 3            D) 4          E) No Error

Answers

 Option B
Explanation
: to=>for [A convenience is there for its users.]

Q4. If you are (1)/ looking at your (2)/ watch, you will (3)/ not find it here. (4)
A) 1           B) 2            C) 3            D) 4            E) No Error

Answers

 Option B
Explanation
: at=>for [You can look at your watch only when it is present. As the last part says that you will not find it here, means watch is not present. So use for.]

Q5. Most of the girls (1)/ are doing their (2)/ post-graduations because (3)/ they may get good husbands. (4)
A) 1          B) 2          C) 3          D) 4          E) No Error

Answers

 Option C
Explanation
: because=> so that; [Because is used for reason. For purpose so that is used

Q6. No sooner has (1)/ I reached the office (2)/ than I got the news (3)/ of your arrival. (4)
A) 1         B) 2        C) 3          D) 4            E) No Error

Answers

 Option A
Explanation
: has=>had

Q7. The news are (1)/ being broadcast (2)/ to you from (3)/ the All India Radio. (4)
A) 1            B) 2          C) 3          D) 4          E) No Error

Answers

 Option A
Explanation
: are=>is; [news is singular]

Q8. Some other (1)/ buildings in the (2)/ city are perhaps (3)/ taller than Usha Kiran. (4)
A) 1        B) 2        C) 3          D) 4            E) No Error

Answers

 Option E
Explanation
: No Error

Q9. It was a name (1)/ I wasn’t familiar with, (2)/ and I wondered who the person is, (3)/ and why I’d never met her. (4)
A) 1           B) 2          C) 3           D) 4           E) No Error

Answers

 Option C
Explanation
: is=>was

Q10. None of these issues arise with e-friends, (1)/ who you meet in the mutually convenient location of cyberspace,(2)/ at a time of your own choosing, (3)/and with no obligation to provide them with food and drink. (4)
A) 1        B) 2          C) 3        D) 4          E) No Error

Answers

 Option B
Explanation
: who=>whom

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