Spotting Error Set -55

Direction: In each of the question given below, You have to find the error and choose the answer from the provided options accordingly.

Q1. With Saudi Arabia, UAE, Bahrain(1)/and Egypt cutting out ties (2)/with Qatar, the Arab world has (3)/plunged into further turmoil.(4)
A) 1        B) 2           C) 3         D) 4          E) No Error

Answers

 Option B
Correction: cutting off is the correct phrase.

Q2. This weekend, a challenge issued by the Election(1) Commission to doubters to prove that electronic(2) voting machines could be tampered ended (3)/predictably: no one took up the challenge.(4)
A) 1        B) 2        C) 3          D) 4            E) No Error

Answers

 Option C
Correction: Tampered is to be followed by “with” . Tampered with is the correct usage.

Q3. On November 8, when the prime minister announced demonetization (1)/of all 500 and 1,000 rupee notes freezing 86% of (2)/India’s economy, it was indeed a surgical (3)/strike at unaccounted cash on the economy.(4)
A) 1        B) 2          C) 3          D) 4          E) No Error

Answers

 Option D
Correction: In the economy.

Q4. In a regime which terrorizes business and entrepreneurs,(1)/ where the taxman is allowed to become an extortionist, (2)/where investigation agencies are hand on glove with(3)/ government, business cannot hope to flourish.(4)
A) 1            B) 2            C) 3              D) 4            E) No Error

Answers

 Option C
Correction: Hand in glove is the idiom that means working together.

Q5. Disagreement among India’s top(1)/ policymakers over the appropriate(2)/ interest rate are neither(3)/ new nor entirely unexpected.(4)
A) 1            B) 2             C) 3             D) 4            E) No Error

Answers

 Option A
Correction: Disagreements will be used here .

Q6. Individuals, or even entire professionals,(1)/ get important questions wrong(2)/ because of error or(3)/ because of the limitations of a fields itself.(4)
A) 1             B) 2             C) 3           D) 4            E) No Error

Answers

 Option D
Correction: a field.

Q7. The two incidents left dozens of people (1)/ dead and wounded. The perpetrators(2)/ were all home-growing radicals with their(3)/ families originating from different Muslim states.(4)
A) 1          B) 2             C) 3             D) 4             E) No Error

Answers

 Option C
Correction: Home- grown is the correct phrase.

Q8. Minicoy is matriarchal and women controls(1)/ the local economy as its men remain(2)/ away from the island for as many as(3)/ nine months of the year on merchant navy ships (4)
A) 1            B) 2             C) 3            D) 4            E) No Error

Answers

 Option A
Correction: control is correct here as women is plural.

Q9. Many of the speakers of Bishnupriya Manipuri (1)/ fled from Manipur during the 18th and 19th(2)/ centuries and sought refuge(3)/ in neighboring regions.(4)
A) 1              B) 2            C) 3             D) 4            E) No Error

 Answers

 Option E

Q10. Ramzan, ninth month of the Islamic calendar(1)/, is observed by Muslims worldwide as a month of fasting(2)/ to commemorate the first(3)/ revelation of the Holy Quran to Muhammad.(4)
A) 1             B) 2             C) 3               D) 4              E) No Error

Answers

 Option A
Correction: The ninth will be used here. As “The” is used before ordinals like first, second and so on.

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