New Type Error Spotting Quiz - Part-7

New Type Error Spotting Quiz - Part-7

Question.1.

I. When Anas Modamani, a Syrian refugee, took a selfie with German Chancellor Angela Merkel in 2015, little did he imagine that thousand would post the photo online linking him falsely to terrorism.

II. Those two historical sites, who speak volumes about Kabul’s tragic history, lie next to each other- the Darul-Aman Palace, reduced to ruins during the civil war, and the national museum.
III. Nonetheless, suicides are gradually declining across the Japanese archipelago from a high in the late 1990s.
A. Only III
B. Only II
C. Only I
D. Both II and III
E. Both I and III
Ans. B.
Solution:
Sentence I and III are correct while sentence II is incorrect.
In sentence II it should be which instead of who because we are not talking about a person in this sentence and we can use who only for a person.

Question.2.

I. Cable news channel CNN sent sketch artist Bill Hennessy to the famous West Wing press room, a change from the American courtrooms where he normally works.
II. “The CIA gave him information on Russia a long time before they even — before the election and I hardly see it, It’s an amazing thing,” Mr. Trump said.
III. Worried about making the situation worse, the administration put off retaliating, and instead delivered stiff warnings directly to the Russians not to go further.
A. Only I
B. Only III
C. Both I and III
D. Both II and III
E. All are incorrect
Ans. D.
Solution:
Sentence I is correct and sentence II and III are incorrect.
In sentence II it should be information instead of information because there is no word in English language like information.
In sentence III it should be farther instead of further because in this sentence we need an adverb not a verb and farther means और दूर|

Question.3.

I. A large part of problem is the small size of the wine market in a country where consumption is restricted to a few large metros.
II. The entrepreneurs are not pitching venture capitalists, selling stock in an initial public offering or using crowdfunding sites like Kickstarter.
III. An Indian-origin Sikh woman human rights activist has been appointed a judge of the Canadian Supreme Court of British Columbia in New Westminster, the first turbaned Sikh to be appointed to the judiciary of the country.
A. Only III
B. Only II
C. Only I
D. None of these
E. All are incorrect
Ans. A.
Solution:
Sentence II and III are correct while sentence I has an error in it.
In sentence I it should be woman instead of women because women is the plural form of a oman and in this sentence we are talking about a single woman.

Question.4.

I. In Maharashtra, of about 75 wineries, a majority of which was started after the government offered subsidies to encourage wine production, only a few remain robust.
II. Mr. Singh, who was principal of the Iswar Saran Degree College in Allahabad, had joined the ICHR earlier this year.
III. With Indian Council for Historical Research (ICHR) member secretary Anand Shanker Singh resigning, the key post has fall vacant again, months after it was filled.
A. Only II
B. Only I
C. Only III
D. Both I and III
E. Both III and II
Ans. D.
Solution:
Sentence II is correct and sentence I and III are incorrect.
In sentence I it should be were instead of was because
In sentence III it should be it should be has fallen instead of has fall because has always takes 3rd form of verb.

Question.5. 

I. This is not an easy job and it can be quite embarrassing as we may be recognize by our friends and relatives.
II. A bright and widely day, when tourists were out and about in Srinagar, turned dark in minutes.
III. The blockade has made it tough to download from WhatsApp.
A. Only II
B. Only III
C. Only I
D. Both II and III
E. All are incorrect
Ans. C.
Solution:
Sentence II and III are correct and I is incorrect.
In sentence I it should be recognized because the given sentence is in passive voice.



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