Spotting Error Set -59

In each of the following sentences, find if any part of the sentence (1), (2), (3) or (4) contains error. If there is no error mark E) as you answer.

Q1. When it comes to badgers, passions(1)/ run very high in the general British (2)/public. These fascinating nocturnal(3)/ animals are much admired by animal lovers.(4)
A) (1)           B) (2 )              C) (3)              D) (4)             E) No error

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 Option B
Explanation: 
in > among

Q2. A look at migration data suggest (1)/ that the number of deaths does not (2)/ necessarily indicate the crisis (3)/ that is being described (4).
A) (1)        B) (2)             C) (3)           D) (4)            E) No error

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 Option A
Explanation: 
suggest > suggests

Q3. The Superintendent of Tihar Jail said (1)/ that Koli had been transferred from Dasna to Meerut Jail (2)/ as the first had not facilities (3)/to carry out the execution(4).

A) (1)           B) (2)          C) (3)           D) (4)        E) No error

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 Option C
Explanation: 
First > former

Q4. Algae contain a lot of oil and they grow (1)/very quickly in water. So we can (2)/ produce biofuel without(3)/ using valuable agricultural land(4).
A) (1)           B) (2)              C) (3)              D) (4)             E) No error

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 Option E
Explanation: 
Algae is plural .

Q5. The Indian government says that (1)/the dams will not have a bad effect on(2)/ the environment. The new dams(3)/ won’t have a reservoir of water behind it.(4)
A) (1)           B) (2)            C) (3)          D) (4)           E) No error

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 Option D
Explanation: 
it > them

Q6. But we do not know the (1)/ full consequences for building (2)/ so many dams on important (3)/rivers in the Himalayas.(4)
A) (1)            B) (2)             C) (3)             D) (4)             E) No error.

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 Option B
Explanation: 
for > of

Q7. One unfortunate result (1)/ of parents’ excessive busy (2)/and fast life is the total (3)/ neglect of their children.(4)
A) (1)            B) (2)             C) (3)           D) (4)              E) No error.

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 Option B
Explanation: 
Excessive > excessively

Q8. Communication is not merely the (1)/ desire and the responsibility of a scholar(2)/ ; it is his discipline , the proving ground (3)/that he tests his findings against criticism.(4)
A) (1)            B) (2)             C) (3)            D) (4)              E) No error.

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 Option D
Explanation: 
that > where

Q9. The manpower for development(1)/ during next quarter- century will(2)/ come from the world’s present population(3)/ of infants, children and adolescents.(4)
A) (1)        B) (2)            C) (3)          D) (4)           E) No error.

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 Option B
Explanation: 
use “the” before next.

Q10. The joy of discovery(1)/ is a very real incentive(2)/ to research despite of (3)/ the rareness of its realization .(4)
A) (1)              B) (2)           C) (3)                 D) (4)             E) No error.

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 Option C
Explanation: 
remove “of” after despite.

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