Spotting Error set- 28

Direction: In each of the following question three sentences are given. You have to identify which sentence is grammatically correct. If none of the sentence is grammatically correct, then mark D) as your answer.

Q1. A) A start-up is an innovative new venture that offers a differentiated value proposition to its customer and can scale up rapidly, thus creating disproportionate value for stakeholders.
B) You really need to slacken the seatbelt before we choke yourself.
C) I remembered that he has forgotten his glasses.
D) None is correct

Answers

 Option A
Explanation
:
(ii) we=>you
(iii) has=>had; [A past tense in the principle clause should be followed by past tense in the subordinate clause.]

Q2. A) The critical link between innovation and growth providing sufficient justification for the government to invest in innovation and entrepreneurship.
B) If you drive your car on the rugged road, you are likely to damage your tires.
C) Is your parents coming for the festival?
D) None is correct

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 Option B
Explanation
: (i) providing=> provides
(iii) Is=>are

Q3. A) A start-up, to be successful, requires a unique concept, capabilities, capital and culture
B) These mangoes is too cheap to be good.
C) I intended to have punished him yesterday.
D) None is correct

Answers

 Option A
Explanation

(ii) is=>are
(iii) I intended to punish him yesterday.

A) Volunteering has proved to be an effective method for the United Nations to reach out in people and places that are facing conflict.
B) The odorous smell of tobacco filled the crowded room.
C) When the house will be built, we shall live there.
D) None is correct

Q4. A) A pursuit of recognition as a high-quality producing of goods and services requires a unique standards architecture and corresponding physical infrastructure
B) The professor was got tired of listening to so many illogical arguments.
C) She is confident to last her tenure.
D) None is correct

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 Option D
Explanation
: (i) producing=> producer
(ii) got=>getting
(iii) to last=> of lasting; [preposition of]

Q5. A) Volunteering has proved to be an effective method for the United Nations to reach out in people and places that are facing conflict.
B) The odorous smell of tobacco filled the crowded room.
C) When the house will be built, we shall live there.
D) None is correct

Answers

 Option B
Explanation
:
(i) in people =>to people
(iii) When the house is built, we shall live there. [When two action takes place in the future and one is dependant on another, the former should be in simple present.]

Q6. A) Policy makers have to understood that the agricultural sector has to eventually move away from a chemical-based fertiliser regime and towards biomass usage.
B) The group has launched yet another campaign discouraged medical tests on animals.
C) He denied that he has won the prize
D) None is correct

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 Option D
Explanation
: (i) understood=> understand
(ii) discouraged=> discouraging
(iii) has=>had

Q7. A) We all want the Indian economy to roar, but that roar will die among if its foundations are weak.
B) The jury believed there was enough conclusive evident to find the defendant guilty.
C) Is there any chance of India winning the match?
D) None is correct

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 Option C
Explanation
: (i) die among=> die out; [die out- to become less common and finally stop existing] (ii)evident=> evidence

Q8. A) Educational institutions have a role in promoting the culture of broad-mindedness
B) The hinges of the doors had grown rusty after many years from exposure to the weather.
C)Do not get disturbed by those kind of rumours.
D) None is correct

Answers

 Option A
Explanation
:
(ii) from=>of
(iii) those=>that; [singular for kind]

Q9. A) The basic malaise of the health sector in India has been the capture by the decision making process by the elite cadre.
B) Vipin is lost in a personal musing as he stared out the window.
C) Both of his friends deserted him in the crisis
D) None is correct

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 Option C
Explanation
: (i) capture by the=> capture of the
(ii) Vipin was lost

Q10. A) The building was damaged by the fire.
B) After viewing the extensive floor plans, the builder knew it would take nearly two years to built the humongous mansion.
C) The number of cars was fewer than that of bicycles.
D) None is correct

Answers

 Option A
Explanation
:
(ii) built=>build
(iii) fewer=>lesser

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