Spotting Error Set-54

Direction: In each of the question below two statements are given. You have to find which statement(s) contains error and choose the answer from the provided options accordingly

Q1. (i) India needs a value education system who will inculcate values among the students and enrich their personalities.
(ii) Some genuine issues exist with the newly adopted system and needs to be examined seriously.
A) Only statement (i) contains error
B) Only statement (ii) contains error
C) Both (i) and (ii) contains error
D) Both (i) and (ii) are error free

Answers

 Option C
Explanation: 
In first statement, Replace relative pronoun who by which because non-living thing has been used.
In second one, Plural subject takes plural verb. So system and need to should be used.

Q2. (i) I have done my best; the whole thing is now in the laps of the Gods.
(ii) There is no question of my failing in the examination.
A) Only statement (i) contains error
B) Only statement (ii) contains error
C) Both (i) and (ii) contains error
D) Both (i) and (ii) are error free

Answers

 Option A
Explanation: 
replace ‘ laps’ by ‘lap’.

Q3. (i) The most effective way to deal with unpleasing facts is to render them as exaggerations.
(ii) Many problems are easy to spot and fix but a few are tough to locate, harder to repair.
A) Only statement (i) contains error
B) Only statement (ii) contains error
C) Both (i) and (ii) contains error
D) Both (i) and (ii) are error free

Answers

 Option A
Explanation: 
Replace unpleasing with unpleasant.

Q4. (i) when you have gone through my book, give the same to me.
(ii) i ought to met my consultant when i am in Kolkata next week.
A) Only statement (i) contains error
B) Only statement (ii) contains error
C) Both (i) and (ii) contains error
D) Both (i) and (ii) are error free

Answers

 Option B
Explanation: 
Change met as meet.

Q5. (i) The driver sounded the horn thrice before she came.
(ii) Of the two books he chose the one which he considered more suitable.
A) Only statement (i) contains error
B) Only statement (ii) contains error
C) Both (i) and (ii) contains error
D) Both (i) and (ii) are error free

Answers

 Option C
Explanation: 
In first statement, had sounded is correct.
In second , replace choose with chose as choose is noun and chose is the verb.

Q6. (i) No other student of his class is so intelligent as my brother.
(ii) The interim report does not analyze thoroughly the principal causes of the disaster.
A) Only statement (i) contains error
B) Only statement (ii) contains error
C) Both (i) and (ii) contains error
D) Both (i) and (ii) are error free

Answers

 Option A
Explanation: 
Replace so with as.

Q7. (i) Love for children is yet another positive aspect of his personality.
(ii)A five star hotel is to be built in the middle of the city.
A) Only statement (i) contains error
B) Only statement (ii) contains error
C) Both (i) and (ii) contains error
D) Both (i) and (ii) are error free

Answers

 Option B
Explanation: 
Change middle as centre.

Q8. (i) There is little doubt that this is the correct attitude.
(ii) When she was grown up, Trisha was not exposed to Tamil film world as she is now.
A) Only statement (i) contains error
B) Only statement (ii) contains error
C) Both (i) and (ii) contains error
D) Both (i) and (ii) are error free

Answers

 Option B
Explanation: 
Change grown up to growing up.

Q9. (i) It being a rainy day Suresh decides to stay and work further on the problem .
(ii) If he had been serious about peace, he would endorse the peace efforts being made.
A) Only statement (i) contains error
B) Only statement (ii) contains error
C) Both (i) and (ii) contains error
D) Both (i) and (ii) are error free

Answers

 Option C
Explanation: 
In first sentence, decided is the right word.
In second one, he would have endorsed will be used.

Q10. (i) The country has secularism at its core and anything that violates it should not be permitted.
(ii) Please scour the grease off the floor.
A) Only statement (i) contains error
B) Only statement (ii) contains error
C) Both (i) and (ii) contains error
D) Both (i) and (ii) are error free

Answers

 Option D

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