Error Correction for IBPS CWE PO - VI Prelim Exam (Set-1)

Directions (1-10): Read each sentence to find out whether there is any grammatical error in it. The error, if any, will be in one part of the sentence. The number of that part is the answer. If there is no error, the answer is (e), i.e no error. (Ignore the errors of punctuation, if any.)


1. We shall be calling a meeting (a)/ next week to assess (b)/ the causes of frequently (c)/ delays in infrastructure projects. (d)/ No error (e)


2. The committee has made (a)/ significant changes (b)/ in the rules which(c)/ will help to banks. (d)/ No error (e)

3. Graduates have experience (a)/ in the IT industry (b)/are in great demand (c)/ in the finance sector. (d)/No error (e)

4. Although it has received (a)/ clearance from RBI the bank(b)/ has decided not to open(c)/their office in Malaysia. (d)/ No error (e)

5. English is derived from the Anglo-Saxon, (a)/ a West Germanic language, (b)/ although it’s current vocabulary includes (c)/ words from many languages. (d)/ No error. (e)

6. Helen Keller has proved (a)/ how language could (b)/ liberate the (c)/ blind and the deaf. (d)/ No error (e)

7. Half of the term have passed and yet I have not done much reading. (a)/ I am afraid that I may not (b)/ catch up with others. (c)/ What is worse? I may fail. (d)/ No error (e)

8. Aggression in some teenage boys (a)/ may be linkage to overly (b)/ large glands in their brains, (c)/ a new study has found. (d)/ No error (e)

9. The tennis player easy through (a)/ the opening set before her opponent, (b)/ rallied to take the final two sets (c) / for the biggest victory of her young career. (d)/ No error (e)

10. In response to the growing crisis, (a)/ the agency is urgently asking for (b)/ more contributions, to make up for (c)/ its sharp decline in purchasing power. (d)/ No error (e)


Answers:

1. (c) Replaced “frequently” with “frequent”
2. (d) Delete “to”
3. (a) Replaced “have” with “having”
4. (d) Replaced “their” with “its”
5. (e) No error
6. (e) No error
7. (a) Replaced “have” with “has”
8. (b) Replaced “linkage” with “linked”
9. (a) Replaced “easy” with “eased”
10. (e) No error


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