Error Spotting: Practice Set For IBPS PO: Hard Level

Directions: In the following practice set, each sentence is divided into four parts, i.e. A, B, C and D. Find the part of sentence that contains an error. If the sentence is error-free, then choose your answer as E.

1. (A) Climate change is causing Himalayan/ (B) glaciers to melt at an alarming rate, /(C) creating huge glacial lakes which/(D) could burst its banks./(E) No error

2. (A) Conservation efforts appear/(B) to be having scant impact as the/(C) index is showing a steep plunge/(D) than two years ago./(E) No error

3. (A) Police have arrested officials/(B) in charge of environmental protection in central/(C)  China after they were accused of/(D)  tempering with air quality monitoring data./(E) No error

4. (A) Environment Minister Anil Dave has said/(B) India will no longer permit the release of HFC-23,/ (C) a family of potent greenhouse gas,/(D)  released when local companies produce the refrigerant HCFC-22./(E) No error

 (A) Procedural delays/ (B)  and laxity in administration is/(C) the main reasons for/(D) the dip in ranking./(E) No error

 (A) Sobha Limited will be leaving no stone unturn/(B) to deliver their best with the apartments/(C) at Sobha City, incidentally their first /(D) apartment project in North India./(E) No error

7. (A) Reply to the allegations he Chief Minister’s/(B) Office said that the rates quoted/(C) by Patanjali were not below than what the/(D)  committee of four secretaries had decided./(E) No error

8. (A) Rangers and rescue teams have arrived/(B) at the site and injured were being shifted/(C)  to nearby hospitals for/(D) immediate treatment./(E) No error

 (A) It is not a coincident that we get/(B) to repeatedly hear about/(C) “the last 30 years” in political rhetoric/(D) in many parts of the world./(E) No error

10. (A) It is this very ordinariness of our words/(B) that count because they are/ (C) society’s shorthand for/(D) its subliminal feelings/(E) No error


1. D; their will be used instead of its.
2. C; steeper will be used.
3. D; tampering will be used.
4. C; gases will be used.
5. B; are will be used.
6. A; unturned will be used.
7. A; Replying will be used.
8. B; are will be used.
9. A; coincidence will be used.
10. B; counts will be used.

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