Spotting Error Set -44

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

Q1. At least 10 laborers (1)/ working on a road project near (2)/ Pakistan’s strategic Gwadar port on the restive Balochistan province (3)/ were shot dead by gunmen on Saturday. (4)
A) 1       B) 2       C) 3      D) 4       E) No Error

Answers

 Option C
Explanation
: on=>in ; any place will be in the state, not on the state.

Q2. Cybersecurity experts rushed to restore systems (1)/ on Saturday after an unprecedented global wave of cyber attacks (2)/ that struck targets ranged from Russia’s banks to (3)/ British hospitals and a French carmaker’s factories. (4)

A) 1        B) 2        C) 3        D) 4     E) No Error

Answers

 Option C
Explanation
: ranged=> ranging ;

Q3. State agencies and major companies around the world (1)/ were left reeling by the attacks which blocked (2)/ access to files and demanded ransom money, (3)/ forcing them to shut down their computer systems. (4)

A) 1           B) 2        C) 3      D) 4            E) No Error

Answers

 Option E
Explanation
: Sentence is error free.

Q4. Most presidents run into rough weather (1)/ only towards the end of their term (2)/ if they have not delivered the goods, (3) and there’s not much they can do about them. (4)

A) 1               B) 2           C) 3          D) 4          E) No Error

Answers

 Option D
Explanation
: them=> it; [subject-delivered]

Q5. It is welcome that the Index of Industrial Production (IIP) has been revised, (1)/ albeit after much delay, and that an institutional mechanism (2)/ is now in place to include new products in the items basket (3)/ and delete that have lost their relevance, on an annual basis. (4)

A) 1        B) 2          C) 3          D) 4           E) No Error

Answers

 Option D
Explanation
: insert those after delete; delete what? Delete those items that have lost their relevance

Q6. Amidst all the negativity, gloom and doom centering (1)/ around multiple incursions on libertarian values (2)/ of a painstakingly built plural democratic society in this country, (3)/ there is something very positive once came across the other day. (4)

A) 1            B) 2            C) 3           D) 4          E) No Error

Answers

 Option D
Explanation
: once=>one;

Q7. During the hectic holiday months, (1)/ both the local mall (2)/ and department stores (3)/ are incredible busy. (4)

A) 1           B) 2           C) 3           D) 4           E) No Error

Answers

 Option D
Explanation
: incredible=> incredibly. Busy is a verb so an adverb should be used with it. Incredible is an adjective so replace it with adverb incredibly.

Q8. In a country like India (1)/ we can ill afford to allow (2)/ criminal wastage of food (3)/ by people whatsoever resourceful they may be. (4)

A) 1              B) 2              C) 3            D) 4            E) No Error

Answers

 Option D
Explanation
: ill afford – prevent something from happening
whatsoever=> howsoever [howsoever- to whatever extent.]

Q9. Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s visit in Sri Lanka, (1)/ the second in two years, (2)/ is part of his administration’s (3)/ neighbor-hood focus in foreign policy. (4)

A) 1              B) 2          C) 3          D) 4          E) No Error

Answers

Option A
Explanation
:in=>to; when we visit somewhere we visit to that place.

Q10. India’s information technology majors are laying off staff, (1)/ amidst slow revenue growth, restrictions on visa availability (2)/ for traditional deployment for engineers from India (3)/ at the client’s site for work and disruptive changes in the IT sector. (4)

A) 1            B) 2            C) 3          D) 4           E) No Error

Answers

 Option C
Explanation
: deployment for engineers => deployment of engineers

 

 

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