Spotting Error Set -49

Direction: In each of the question below two sentences are given. You have to identify which sentence contains error.

Q1.(i) This set of books has been specially prepared for rural students.
(ii) In case you apologize for having broke your promise I shall forgive you.
A) Only (i) contains error
B) Only (ii) contains error
C) Both (i) and (ii) contain error
D) Both (i) and (ii) are error free

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 Option B
Explanation
: (ii) broke=>broken

Q2. (i) He said that he was not liable to his wife’s debts.
(ii) He was very angry when he had to pay again.
A) Only (i) contains error
B) Only (ii) contains error
C) Both (i) and (ii) contain error
D) Both (i) and (ii) are error free

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 Option A
Explanation
: (i) liable to=> liable for

Q3. (i) He became so infatuated of her charm that he was ready to do anything for her sake.
(ii) Vivek was puzzled when he discovered the print of a foot on the sand.
A) Only (i) contains error
B) Only (ii) contains error
C) Both (i) and (ii) contain error
D) Both (i) and (ii) are error free

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 Option A
Explanation
: (i) infatuated of=> infatuated with

Q4. (i) When she could not answer his question, he called her as a fool.
(ii) A good boy will always do as he is commanded by his superiors.
A) Only (i) contains error
B) Only (ii) contains error
C) Both (i) and (ii) contain error
D) Both (i) and (ii) are error free

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 Option A
Explanation
: (i) remove as; he called her a fool

Q5. (i) When Caesar saw Brutus among the assassins, he covered his face with his gown.
(ii) Please specify in your letter what kind of a camera you want.
A) Only (i) contains error
B) Only (ii) contains error
C) Both (i) and (ii) contain error
D) Both (i) and (ii) are error free

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 Option B
Explanation
: (ii) remove a before camera; Article is not used before a noun followed by kind/type/sort of.

Q6. (i) The question is so complicated that it cannot be settled immediately.
(ii) You have earned his gratitude, so you shall not go unrewarded.
A) Only (i) contains error
B) Only (ii) contains error
C) Both (i) and (ii) contain error
D) Both (i) and (ii) are error free

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 Option D

Q7. (i) He adored his proud wife, but he was in mortal fear of her fierce temper.
(ii) Each of the students have done well in the internal examination.
A) Only (i) contains error
B) Only (ii) contains error
C) Both (i) and (ii) contain error
D) Both (i) and (ii) are error free

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 Option B
Explanation
: (ii) have=> has [each takes singular verb]

Q8. (i) The programme is being telecasted from one of the government offices.
(ii) A person who has risen by his own exertions is always respected.
A) Only (i) contains error
B) Only (ii) contains error
C) Both (i) and (ii) contain error
D) Both (i) and (ii) are error free

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 Option A
Explanation
: (i) telecast has the same form in V1, V2, V3

Q9.(i) She has an experience for three years and is therefore eligible for the scholarship.
(ii) The captain was annoyed that he had not carried out his orders.
A) Only (i) contains error
B) Only (ii) contains error
C) Both (i) and (ii) contain error
D) Both (i) and (ii) are error free

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 Option A
Explanation
: (i) experience of

Q10/(i) He can only be cured by a surgical operation.
(ii) The ideas that he propagates are subversive to discipline.
A) Only (i) contains error
B) Only (ii) contains error
C) Both (i) and (ii) contain error
D) Both (i) and (ii) are error free

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 Option C
Explanation
: (i) He can be cured only[ because only has been used here to modify the method of cure (by operation)
(ii) subversive of 

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