Spotting Error Set 73

Directions: A sentence is divided into 3 parts. Find which part/s (i, ii, or iii) contain error and mark your answer accordingly.

Q1. i. Even as forecasters have been raising warning flags, the currency
ii. has continued to strengthen, marking a two-years high of 63.6 against the dollar last week. In fact
iii. it was RBI’s intervention which halted this rally.
A) Only i        B) Only ii              C) Only iii              D) Both i and ii           E) Both i and iii

Answers

 Option E
Explanation: Two-years = two year; RBI’s = RBI intervention

Q2. i. It is thankful to this chase for yield, that
ii. India’s bond market has received more than twice
iii. the flows received by its stock market.

A) Only i              B) Only ii            C) All except iii              D) Both i and iii                E) None of these

Answers

 Option A
Explanation: thankful = thanks


Q3. i. Funds are frozen, intelligence reports are
ii. selectively released to paint NGOs under a poor light, and
iii. their activities are placed in a watch list.

A) Only i           B) Only ii                C) Both i and ii                D) All except i                E) All except iii

Answers

 Option D
Explanation: ii: under = in;; iii: in a watch list= on a watch list


Q4. i. Our work for the poor and the marginalised might involve questioning and protesting decisions taken
ii. by the government, and this is our right. The government may not agree with what our policies are
iii. from opposing nuclear power plants to campaign to the right to food.

A) Only i            B) Both i and ii              C) both ii and iii               D) Both i and iii          E) None of these.

Answers

  Option D
Explanation: protesting = protest; to campaign= campaigning


Q5. i. The heat need to be taken off elections. We need to be conscious of what happens in elections, given the opacity of government
ii. given its awesome power over the lives and liberties of citizens, and given the
iii. propensity of every government to appropriate, accumulate and misuse powers.

A) Only i            B) All except ii            C) Both i and ii                  D) Both ii and iii           E) None of these

Answers

  Option A
Explanation: The heat needS to be taken off elections. We need to be conscious of what happens BETWEEN elections, given the opacity of government


Q6. i. It appears that loan waiving can provide a short-term relief to a limited section of farmers; it has a meagre chance
ii. of bringing farmers out of the vicious cycle of indebtedness. There is no concrete evidence
iii. on reduction in agrarian distress following the first spell of all-India farm loan waiver in 2008.

A) Only i         B) Only ii             C) Only iii               D) All of these              E) None of these

Answers

  Option E
Explanation: No Error


Q7. i. Another major source of increase in farmers’ income is remunerative prices
ii. for farm production. This requires removal of old regulations and restrictions on agriculture to enable creation
iii. of a liberalised environment for investment, trading and marketing.

A) Only i          B) Only ii              C) Only iii              D) All of these               E) None of these

Answers

  Option B
Explanation: production = produce


Q8. i. Many pundits in India continued to gaze at the India-Israel relationship through the lens of Palestine. However,
ii. some argue that it is critical to de-hyphenate India’s relationship with Israel and Palestine,
iii. a process that begun in 1992 when New Delhi established diplomatic relations with Tel Aviv

A) Only i           B) Only ii             C) Only iii               D) All of these               E) None of these

Answers

  Option D
Explanation: continued = continue; relationship = relations; begun = began


Q9. i. The Cauvery delta was more fertile and larger
ii. — with more tributaries — but the number of drought-related inscriptions
iii. here are more in number than the Tamirabarani delta.

A) Only i              B) Only ii               C) Only iii              D) All of these           E) None of these

Answers

 Option E
Explanation: No Error


Q10. i. Fiscal mathematics that factorize in a strong rupee
ii. can also turn away if the tides turn. In short, both the Centre and India Inc
iii. can celebrate the roaring rupee, but they cannot afford to take it for granted.

A) Only i              B) Only iii              C) Both i and iii              D) Both i and ii             E) Only ii

Answers

 Option D
Explanation: 
i: factorize= factors; ii: tides turn = tide turn(which is an idiom)
tide turn — used for saying that people’s opinion or a situation is changing
The tide seems to have turned against the government.

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