Spotting Error Set -61

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. This move threatens to (1)/ cripple the movie industry as (2)/ it comes in the backdrop of (3)/ price controls of tickets.(4)
A) (1)               B) (2)             C) (3)           D) (4)             E) No error.

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 Option D
Explanation:of > on

Q2. Several western thinkers have expressed the opinion (1)/ that despite having a rich and ancient spiritual (2)/ and cultural heritage, India do not have a single book (3)/ of ethics that can serve as a practical life-guide.(4)
A) (1)              B) (2)             C) (3)               D) (4)             E) No error.

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   Option C
Explanation:do > does

Q3. NASA says scientists can get started on (1)/ a plan to deflect hazardous objects away (2)/ from Earth—and test the (3)/ spacecraft on a real asteroid.(4)
A) (1)              B) (2)             C) (3)              D) (4)             E) No error.

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   Option E 

Q4. Ice is sticky, but only to certain kinds (1)/ of surfaces when conditions are right just (2)/ for a shared ice layer to form (3)/ between the surfaces and link them. (4)
A) (1)                 B) (2)                C) (3)               D) (4)             E) No error.

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   Option B
Explanation:right just > just right

Q5. Parts of the Sundarbans are legally (1)/ protected as national parks (2)/ and sanctuaries, and there is a (3)/ special focus on tiger conservation. (4)

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

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 Option E

Q6. The need for a skilled workforce in the (1)/ emerging technologies will continue (2)/ to rise, even as some of the existing (3)/ ones needed to fade away. (4)
A) (1)               B) (2)             C) (3)           D) (4)            E) No error.

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 Option D
Explanation:needed > need 

Q7. A good monsoon is described by economists (1)/ as a four-month-long swing factor for the (2)/ national economy, more so because (3)/ it generates millions of direct farm jobs. (4)
A) (1)              B) (2)           C) (3)                D) (4)           E) No error.

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 Option E
More so is used for – four-month-long swing factor for the national economy

Q8. Mantras are sound vibrations; (1) they help you to connect the inner Self (2)/ to the cosmic energy and help you (3) / to overcome energy blockages within. (4)
A) (1)          B) (2)             C) (3)               D) (4)              E) No error.

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 Option D
Explanation:Remove to
help is not followed by to. It will be help you overcome

Q9. Having been fit after 40 requires a little (1)/ re-structuring of your life in (2)/ terms of what food you (3)/ eat and what exercise you do. (4)
A) (1)             B) (2)             C) (3)            D) (4)           E) No error.

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 Option A
Explanation: Having been > Being
Having been describes past, so this sentence does not make sense – Having been fit after 40

Q10. Since a diversified diet that meets all nutritional (1)/ requirements is difficult to provide, (2)/ fortification of food is relied upon by (3)/ many countries to prevent malnutrition. (4)
A) (1)            B) (2)                C) (3)            D) (4)              E) No error.

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 Option E

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