Spotting Error Set 84

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. The rise of India has encouraged (1)/the US and its European allies to put commercial(2)/ and geopolitical imperatives above proclaimed(3)/ concern on human rights and non-proliferation(4).
A) (1)           B) (2)          C) (3)           D) (4)          E) No Error

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 Option D
Explanation: 
concern = concern

Q2. Peace and security (1)/has always been at the top (2)/of American presidents’ outreach(3)/ to the United Nations(4).

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

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 Option B
Explanation:
 has= have

Q3. During the last eight months(1)/, Trump, who made “globalism”(2)/ a term of political abuse in America(3)/, has to moderate some of his positions(4).

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

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 Option D
Explanation: 
has had to

Q4. The NDA government has also (1)/mobilised multilateral pressure on (2)/Pakistan to stop supporting cross-border(3)/ terrorism but has run into resistance from China, Islamabad’s ally(4).

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

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 Option E

Q5. Finding common grounds on specific issues (1)/with the US, China, Japan, Europe and Russia(2)/ in smaller plurilateral fora has indeed become (3)/an important part of India’s multilateral diplomacy(4)/.

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

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 Option A
Explanation: grounds= ground


Q6. The real estate story is of special interest(1)/ because the post-liberalisation evolution of(2) this sector reveals quite starkly the(3) characteristics and contradictions of post-reform growth(4).

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

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 Option E

Q7. The growth of(1)/ housing loans collected momentum at the end of(2)/ 1990s and remained at extremely high levels(3)/ right up to 2006-07, before the global crisis(4).

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

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   Option B
Explanation: 
collected= gathered

Q8. Competition between developers(1)/ led to massive accumulation of land(2)/, as they built land banks (3)/as a strategic weapon against one another(4).

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

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 Option C
Explanation: 
built up

Q9. A fallout of the NPA problem is(1)/, banks are willing less to lend as(2)/ they work on cleaning up balance sheets (3)/and finding funds to recapitalise themselves(4).

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

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 Option B
Explanation: 
willing less = less willing

Q10. With two hostile neighbours on each side, terror attacks against India on the rise,(1)/ and the South Asian neighbourhood unsure of India’s leadership any more(2)/, New Delhi has a lot to be concerned about the continuation of its pivotal position (3)/in the region and the nature of its future engagement with it(4).

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

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  Option A
Explanation: 
each = either

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