Error Detection Test Series: Part 1

Error Detection Test Series: Part 1
Hey, friends, I know you all have been burning the midnight oil to achieve the success in your bank exams. So here, we are going to present a simple error detection test series in various parts, which is going to strengthen your preparation and you will get the clear glimpse where you fall behind.
In this test, I am going to split a sentence into four parts and you have to detect the part that contains an error. So, let's begin the first test!!!!!!

#1

(a) The aircraft was overloaded
(b) there was something wrong of 
(c) the battery and the engine 
(d) was making a queer noise.

#2

(a) I warned him
(b) for the danger
(c) he was going to face
(d) during the hiking

#3

(a) Ordinarily, when in difficulty
(b) Renuka prefers keeping her counsel
(c) than running about 
(d) taking advice

#4

(a) Sheila advised to
(b) her child not to play
(c) with the ball
(d) on the road

#5

(a) Basu was trying to pass
(b) through the gap 
(c) on the fence when he
(d) tore his shirt

#6

(a) I have been teaching in this school
(b) since several years
(c) but have never met 
(d) such a hopeless class as this

#7

(a) It is easy to see that
(b) a lawyer's demeanour in court
(c) may be prejudicial against the 
(d) interest of his clients

#8

(a) The reason we have not been able to
(b) pay income tax is due to the fact
(c) that we did not receive 
(d) pay on time

#9

(a) The policeman fired 
(b) all the students when 
(c) they were attacked 
(d) by some of them

#10

(a) He was not promoted
(b) to the rank of colonel 
(c) till for few months
(d) of his resignation

#11

(a) All the players
(b) except Sam
(c) were present
(d) on the field

#12

(a) Despite of good monsoon
(b) this year, the production of
(c) food grain in the
(d) country did not go up

#13

(a) Yesterday while crossing
(b) the road he was
(c) ran out by
(d) a fast moving car

#14

(a) The girl wrote an essay
(b) so well that the
(c) teacher was exceedingly
(d) pleased at her

#15

(a) He tried to open
(b) the cane by a
(c) cane opener
(d) but could not

Answer Key

1. b; with should be used instead of of.
2. b; of should be used instead of for.
3. c; to should be used instead of than.
4. a; to should be removed.
5. c; in should be used instead of on.
6. b; for should be used instead of since.
7. c; to should be used instead of against.
8. b; due to will not be used because reason is already written in the sentence.
9. a; at will be used after fired.
10. c; till will not be used in the sentence.
11. d; in should be used instead of on.
12. a; of will be removed because of is not used with despite.
13. c; ran over is the correct phrase.
14. d; pleased with is the correct phrase.
15. b; with should be used instead of by

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