Spotting Error Set 66

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 “No Error” as you answer.

Q1. Since it was only half-done;(1)/ he had placed a wedge(2)/ in between to (3)/prevent the log from closing up(4).
A) (1)            B) (2)              C) (3)             D) (4)              E) No Error.

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 Option B
Explanation: he had placed = he placed. 


Q2. When all the workers were gone(1)/, the monkeys came down  the trees(2)/ and started jumping around the site(3)/, and playing with the instruments(4). 

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

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 Option B
Explanation: the monkeys came down from the trees


Q3. One, who(1)/ interferes in other’s work(2)/, surely comes(3)/ to grief(4).

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

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  Option E
Explanation: Sentence is correct in its given form


Q4. In accordance with the understanding(1)/, the animals drew lots, and (2)/the unlucky animal that (3)/got chosen was sent to the lion(4). 

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

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   Option A
Explanation: Correct phrase is “In accordance to”


Q5. Even the low(1)/ and humble (2)/achieve result(3)/ when they work together(4).

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

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  Option C
Explanation: result= results ; as the low and humble is used for the same person and they signifies these(low and humble) two qualities.


Q6. The Jio phone is providing(1)/ with an “effective price of Rs zero”,(2)/ compared with an entry-level (3)/ smartphone that costs between Rs 3,500-4,000(4). 

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

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  Option A
Explanation: providing = provided


Q7. Celebrations were at Harmanpreet’s home in Moga (1)/ in Punjab after her 171—run knock against Australia(2)/ — one of the greatest ODI knocks in women’s cricket — steered India (3)/ into the World Cup final with a 36—run victory(4).

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

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 Option A
Explanation: add ‘on’ after celebrations were


Q8. After performing admirably(1)/ in the 1936 Olympics (2)/in Germany, Louie joined (3)/ Army Air Corps of(4)/ the United States and became a bombardier in WWII(5). 

A) (1)               B) (2)                     C) (3)                     D) (4)                       E) (5)

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  Option D
Explanation: put “the” before Army Air Corps


Q9. According to Hillenbrand, (1)/ every event and situation described in her(2)/  biography has been verified and corroborated by (3)/“interviewing POWs and airmen and studying statistics, (4)/ squadron histories, diaries, prisoner affidavits, and other materials(5).”

A) (1)                 B) (2)                    C) (3)                      D) (4)                    E) None of these

 

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  Option E
Explanation: Sentence is correct in its given form.

Q10. It’s a place where(1)/ he is completely lost in(2)/ the world, helpless to do more (3)/ than simply try to survive from one day to the next(4).

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

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   Option B
Explanation: in = to

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