Spotting Error Set 83

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 must (1)/be a consensus among major(2)/ political parties around(3)/ vital issues like health(4).
A) (1)        B) (2)         C) (3)         D) (4)            E) No Error

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 Option B
Explanation:
 omit ‘a’

Q2. Hardly a month before the deaths of children(1)/ in Gorakhpur in Uttar Pradesh, allegedly due to(2)/ the disruption of oxygen supply (3)/in the BRD Medical College, the U.P.(4)

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

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 Option A
Explanation: 
hardly refers to ‘almost never’; barely means only just.

Q3. It is a fact that U.P. has a problem: many (1)/of the children who died were (2)/treated for acute encephalitis syndrome (AES)(3)/, including Japanese encephalitis (JE).(4)

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

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    Option B
Explanation: 
were being

Q4. The shocking fact is that if there was(1)/ no alleged disruption of oxygen supply, the national(2)/ media and policy experts (3)/would not be discussing Gorakhpur now(4).

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

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 Option E

Q5. While an indigenous vaccine (1)/was licensed in India in 2013, a Chinese(2)/ variation was made part of(3)/ the UIP because of cost considerations(4).

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

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 Option C
Explanation: 
Chinese variant

Q6. Failure on administer the vaccine(1)/ simultaneously with other vaccines (2)/was the most common reason (3)/for the lack of coverage and has led to many deaths(4).

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

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  Option A
Explanation: 
failure to

Q7. Mass awareness and(1)/ door-to-door campaigns in districts severely affected(2)/ by encephalitis, for the causes of (3)/the disease and ways of prevention, should be a priority(4).

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

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 Option C
Explanation: 
for = about

Q8. Any substantial developmental (1)/goals that India has to achieve needs(2)/ to be achieved by U.P. first(3)/, given the size of the State(4).

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

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 Option E

Q9.  The NDA government has(1)/ over the last three years begun to chip out (2)/ at the ideological posturing(3)/ that has long been the hallmark of India’s UN diplomacy(4).

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

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 Option B
Explanation: 
chip out = chip away = To break off fragments of something

Q10. The EAM should not(1)/ let the inevitable bickering with Islamabad (2)/on Kashmir overwhelm its pursuit (3)/of many other political objectives at the UN(4).

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

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 Option E

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