Spotting Error Set 81

Directions : 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. There is  a scope for raising revenue (1)/ but faced with a number of State Assembly elections in the near future, (2)/ it is doubtful that the govt. Will bite the bullet (3)/ and go ahead with additional revenue measures(4).
A) (1)        B) (2)          C) (3)              D) (4)         E) NE

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  Option C
Explanation: doubtful should be followed by ‘if’ or ‘whether’


Q2. The govt. Should think of a flat tax (1)/ for personal incomes by fixing a single rtae, (2)/ enhancing the exemption limit (3)/ and do away with deductions and other concessions.(4)

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

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 Option D
Explanation: do == doing; parallel strucutres


Q3. The advantage of the steep fall in oil prices, (1)/ which touched USD 50 per barrel, (2)/ on the balance of payments (3)/ have been nullified by the depriciation of rupee(4).

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

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  Option D
Explanation: have = has


Q4. Hours after the Central Statistic Office released (1)/ the country’s growth data for the second quarter , (2)/ the Finance Ministry lowered their overall GDP growth (3)/ forecast for the current fiscal year(4).

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

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   Option C
Explanation: their = its; Finance ministry = singular noun


Q5. The investmnets of the LIC are based on the share(1)/ bought during the stake sales (2)/ multiplied by the floor price of the public offers, (3)/ according to the information on the BSE(4).

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

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 Option E 

 Q6. The growing complexity (1)/of life has been (2)changed the simple (3)pattern of early hom life(4).

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

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  Option B
Explanation: delete ‘been”


Q7. The pandavas and the Kauravas (1)/ learnt the practice of arms(2)/  first from Kripacharya and (3)/ latter from Drona(4).

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

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 Option D
Explanation: latter = later

Q8. The wind turbines and solar panels(1)/ that are spreading across Europe(2)/ are barely restrained (3)/carbon dioxide emissions(4).

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

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  Option C
Explanation: restrained = restraining


Q9.  The presidents and prime ministers (1)/who gathers in Paris will (2)/insist that global warming must(3)/ be halted at any cost(4).

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

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 Option B
Explanation: gathers = gather


Q10. Defence deals(1)/ are expected to be signed(2)/ during defence ministers’ (3)/meeting in washington(4).

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

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   Option E 

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