Spotting Error Set -42

Direction: In each of the question below, You have to identify the error.

Q1. At the inauguration of a hospital in Surat recently, (1)/ Prime Minister Narendra Modi announced his government’s (2)/ intend to bring in a law whereby doctors (3)/ will have to prescribe only generic medicines. (4)
A) 1          B) 2           C) 3         D) 4       E) No Error

Answers

 Option C
Explanation
: intend=> intent ; intend is uses as verb; intent is noun. Here the word is used as a noun. So intent is correct.

Q2. It is extremely important to reduce the burden of health-related costs on common people, (1)/ but instead for jumping the gun on generic medicines, (2)/ alternative methods to reduce costs and improving quality (3)/ of drugs should be given priority. (4)
A) 1          B) 2          C) 3         D) 4         E) No Error

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 Option B
Explanation
: instead for jumping=> instead of jumping

Q3. Researchers have cracked the mystery of how (1)/ our body quickly prevents an infection from spread uncontrollably (2)/ during wound healing, an advance that may lead to (3)/ new ways to counteract harmful bacteria. (3)
A) 1         B) 2          C) 3           D) 4          E) No Error

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 Option B
Explanation
: spread=> spreading

Q4. Property developer is liable for compensating the (1)/ homebuyer in any loss or damage caused due to false statement (2)/ made in the prospectus or notice of advertisement (3)/ or in relation to the model apartment. (4)
A) 1          B) 2           C) 3            D) 4           E) No Error

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 Option B
Explanation
: in any loss=> for any loss. You compensate for a loss.

Q5. This magazine article (1)/ gives some useful advice in (2)/ what to look for (3)/ when shopping for a used car. (4)
A) 1         B) 2         C) 3           D) 4         E) No Error

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 Option B
Explanation
: advice in=> advice on

Q6. The South African activism and a (1)/ successful anti-indenture movement made (2)/ Gandhi a special person amongst (3)/ the oppressed population for India. (4)
A) 1       B) 2        C) 3          D) 4          E) No Error

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 Option D
Explanation
: for=> of

Q7. Since 2014 India has been seen (1)/ a consistent attack on institutions (2)/and people who have spoken (3)/ against the government. (4)
A) 1       B) 2          C) 3          D) 4            E) No Error

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 Option A
Explanation
: seen=> seeing.. continuous tense

Q8. In the garden, (1)/there’s no security (2)/ system to keep (3)/ the rabbits on bay. (4)
A) 1           B) 2          C) 3            D) 4             E) No Error

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 Option D
Explanation
: on bay=> at bay
keep something at bay- to control something and prevent it from causing you problems

Q9. Before I know (1)/ my husband very well, (2)/ I do not believe the (3)/ detective’s supposition about his secret life. (4)
A) 1        B) 2        C) 3         D) 4           E) No Error

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 Option A
Explanation
: before=> since

Q10. The new ordinance that empowers RBI (1)/ to nudge banks in deal with stressed assets (2)/ will improve transparency (3)/ and provide higher assurance when dealing with bad loans. (4)
A) 1         B) 2          C) 3          D) 4            E) No Error

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 Option B
Explanation
: banks in deal=> banks to deal.

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