Spotting Error Set 75

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.To hit a mam(1)/ when e is down (2)/ is a contemptuous(3) / thing to do (4)
A) (1)            B) (2)           C) (3)          D) (4)           E) No Error

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 Option E

Q2. The climate on this (1)/ altitude is cool and dry (2)/ but down in the valley (3)/ it is very sultry (4)

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

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 Option A
Explanation: on = at

Q3. Since her mother (1)/ died when she (2)/ was young (3)/ she did lack maternal care(4)

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

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   Option D
Explanation: did lack = lacked

Q4. In 1665 a(1)/ great pestilence caused (2)/ the death of 63000 persons (3)/ in the city of London(4)

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

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 Option E

Q5. Because of his (1)/ lack of interest in the (2)/ affairs of the society, the members (3)/ decided to depose the president (4)

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

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  Option E

Q6. In the last three (1)/ years Rohan has managed (2)/  to obtain for him thousands (3)/ of foreign stamps(4)

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

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   Option C
Explanation: for him = for himself

Q7. We watched the (1)/ aeroplane until it (2)/ disappeared, surrounded(3)/ complete by clouds (4).

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

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  Option D
Explanation: complete = completely

Q8. Before the police cloud(1)/ seize on the way the thief(2)/ escaped across the (3)/ river into the forest (4)

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

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 Option C
Explanation: had escaped

Q9. If you leave (1)/ now, you will have (2)/ plenty time to reach (3)/ the city by noon(4)

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

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  Option E

Q10. According to (1)/ present-day opinion, action (2)/ must be taken long (3)/ ago to preserve forests(4)

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

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  Option C
Explanation: must have been taken

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