Spotting Error Set -35

Direction: Identity which part of the sentence contains error and mark it as your answer.

Q1. Yet we do not know (1)/ Earth’s exact birthday, (2)/ we do set aside a day in the year (3)/ to slow down and appreciate this beautiful planet. (4)
A) 1        B) 2          C) 3        D) 4        E) No Error

Answers

 Option A
Explanation
: Yet=> Though
Yet means Still

Q2. The global norm is that (1)/ only vehicles providing emergency services (2)/ like ambulances, fire engines and police conveyances (3)/ are entitled to be used beacons. (4)
A) 1         B) 2          C) 3           D) 4          E) No Error

Answers

 Option D
Explanation
: to use

Q3. It’s been reported that the (1)/ central government is exploring a planned (2)/ to lease only electric vehicles (3)/ for use by ministries, government agencies and state owned firms. (4)
A) 1         B) 2           C) 3            D) 4          E) No Error

Answers

 Option B
Explanation
: planned=>plan

Q4. Poor fielding have (1)/ often proved to (2)/ be India’s Achilles heel (3)/ in cricket. (4)
A) 1       B) 2        C) 3          D) 4          E) No Error

Answers

 Option A
Explanation
: have=>has
Achilles heel: weakest point in Something

Q5. An acoustic instrument is one (1)/ whose sound is natural (2)/ and not made louder (3)/ in electrical apparatus. (4)
A) 1       B) 2         C) 3         D) 4        E) No Error

Answers

 Option D
Explanation
: in=> by

Q6. It is good if the seminars (1)/ are held under the aegis of (2)/ the organizations that are (3)/ directly concerned from the topics. (4)
A) 1       B) 2         C) 3           D) 4         E) No Error

Answers

 Option D
Explanation
: from=> with
concerned with: having to do with

Q7. An unprincipled alliance (1)/ proves to be (2)/an albatross around the neck of (3)/ political parties in its growth. (4)
A) 1          B) 2          C) 3           D) 4          E) No Error

Answers

 Option D
Explanation
: its=>their
albatross around one’s neck : An annoying burden

Q8. In an era of epic economic malpractice, (1)/one operation that has received (2)/scant attention is the U.S. Treasury Department’s (3)/ mismanagement of the national debt. (4)
A) 1      B) 2         C) 3           D) 4               E) No Error

Answers

 Option E
Explanation
: Sentence is error free

Q9. In 2010, three years after (1)/completion of graduating from Delhi University, (2)/ Amit took the helm of (3)/ the now 44-year-old travel brand Lonely Planet.(4)
A) 1        B) 2          C) 3         D) 4             E) No Error

Answers

 Option B
Explanation
: remove completion of

Q10. Is the book in (1)/ your hand your own? (2)/ Or have you borrowed (3)/ it of your friend? (4)
A) 1         B) 2             C) 3              D) 4            E) No Error

Answers

 Option F
Explanation
: of=>from

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