Spotting Error Set 97

In each of the following questions there are sentences that form a paragraph. There is error in one of the parts. Mark the option which contains parts (A, B, C, D, E) which do not contain error. If no part contains error mark option E as your answer

Q1. A) The new policy framework, is to be tabled
B)  in Parliament, is an opportunity to
C) include evidence-informed solutions for
D) empowering women. Building on insights from
E) rigorous impact evaluations, I propose a solution.
A) ABCD         B) BCDE         C) CDEA               D) DEAB            E) All are correct

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 Option B
Explanation: omit ‘is’


Q2. A) A critical point is that characteristics of
B) two groups were the same on average before
C) implementation, the only difference
D) was that one group received the programme
E) being evaluated and the other was not.

A) ABCD        B) BCDE                C) CDEA              D) DEAB            E) All are correct

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   Option A
Explanation: was not = did not


Q3. A) The public educational infrastructure
B) is a widely accessible conduit for
C) girls across India to achieve
D) a number of objectives
E) laid out by the National Policy for Women.

A) ABCD           B) BCDE            C) CDEA               D) DEAB               E) All are correct

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  Option B
Explanation: educational = education


Q4. A) A randomised evaluation by Robert Jensen (2012) of a
B) low-intensity recruitment programme targeted at young
C) females in rural India found that families increased
D) investment in girls’ education when shown local employment
E) opportunities, including the salary and application criteria details.

A) ABCD               B) BCDE              C) CDEA               D) DEAB              E) All are correct

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 Option E

Q5. A) The impact evaluation of the Bihar Cycle
B) Programme using a quadruple
C) difference-in-difference approach presents
D) findings that providing cycles to girls, in Bihar in 2006,
E) did close the gender gap in secondary schools.

A) ABCD           B) BCDE              C) CDEA            D) DEAB             E) All are correct

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 Option E

Q6. A) In terms of learning outcomes, there
B) was an 18 per cent increase in number
C) of girls who appeared for the secondary
D) school certificate examination and a 12
E) per cent increase in the pass-rate of girls.

A) ABCD          B) BCDE            C) CDEA               D) DEAB            E) All are correct

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 Option A
Explanation: of = for


Q7. A) The size of the issue
B) demands a solution
C) that can be applied
D) at large scale and that is
E) evaluated as cost-effective.

A) ABCD           B) BCDE           C) CDEA              D) DEAB              E) All are correct

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  Option E 

Q8. A) As the government draws out actionable
B) items to implement through the National Policy
C) for Women, an evidence-informed approach
D) can be effective for empowerment of 95 million
E) girls enrolled in India’s elementary schools today.

A) ABCD           B) BCDE             C) CDEA           D) DEAB               E) All are correct

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  Option B
Explanation: draws up


Q9. A) Since the inception of Quadrilateral
B) Contact Group in January 2016, it had
C) five meetings in that year, ending in May
D) 2016 with the killing of Taliban leader
E) Mullah Mansour in a drone attack in Balochistan.

A) ABCD           B) BCDE            C) CDEA           D) DEAB           E) All are correct

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 Option D
Explanation: omit ‘in’


Q10.A) There is an American pressure on Kabul to talk
B) to Islamabad and the Afghan Taliban. Else, the
C) Afghans would certainly want the Americans
D) and Pakistanis to remain outside
E) any internal peace initiatives.

A) ABCD           B) BCDE              C) CDEA             D) DEAB           E) All are correct

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 Option B
Explanation: omit ‘an’

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