Spotting Error Set 95

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. (1)While most of Hebron /(2) is under Palestine administration, /(3)the core of shrine is/(4) surrounded by Israeli military guards.
A) (1)            B) (2)              C) (3)           D) (4)            E) No Error

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 Option C
Explanation: the shrine


Q2. (1)Ever since, controversies over/(2) the historical status of the /(3)region’s religious symbols, that has  divided the Palestinian/(4) Authority and Israel, have come into sharp focus.

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

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 Option C
Explanation: has = have

Q3. (1)But the withdrawal is, at best,/(2) a face-saver for President Donald Trump who/(3) has been unable to back to his pre-election/(4) rhetoric on the Palestinian peace process with substance.

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

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  Option C
Explanation: omit to before “his”


Q4. (1)The election of Audrey Azoulay, /(2)former French Minister of Culture, as the UNESCO’s /(3)new head comes at a critical juncture /(4)for the institution as it fights to regain its credibility.

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

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 Option E 

Q5. (1)Saeed, the mastermind of the/(2) November 2008 terrorist attacks in Mumbai, had been /(3)detained by the Punjab provincial government in /(4)January this year for the Anti-Terrorism Act (ATA).

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

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 Option  D
Explanation: for = under


Q6. (1)Oddly enough, it /(2)was only a few weeks ago that Pakistan’s /(3)Foreign Minister Khawaja Asif /(4)held that Saeed was a “liability”.

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

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  Option E 

Q7. (1)The state of civil war prevented the /(2)conduct of election through universal/(3) adult franchise, but the Somalian President seems/(4) to carry a positive reputation among the people.

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

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  Option B
Explanation: election = elections


Q8. (1)Beyond the military help from AMISOM/(2), logistical support from the U.S. government, which was stepped up/(3) after Donald Trump became President, has helped the/(4) Somalian government fight al-Shabaab.

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

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 Option A
Explanation: omit “the”


Q9.  (1)A weakened/(2) Al-Shabaab has managed/(3) to revive itself as a/(4) guerrilla force lately.

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

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 Option E 

Q10. (1)/Al-Shabaab had /(2)retreated from Mogadishu in August 2011 following intense/(3) joint offensives led by the African Union Mission in /(4)Somalia (AMISOM) and the Somalian federal governments.

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

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 Option D
Explanation: governments = goverment

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