New Type Error Spotting Quiz - Part-8

New Type Error Spotting Quiz - Part-8

Question 1.


i. Delhi University is planning to include the Goods and Services Tax (GST) in their curriculum for students of B Com (Hons), B Com and B A Programme.

ii. Five persons, including two woman, were killed and two injured on Thursday when a boulder fell on their car in the district.
iii. A meeting of political parties and organizations in the Darjeeling hills on Thursday has decided to go ahead with the ongoing shutdown over the demand for a separate Gorkhaland State.
A. Only I
B. Only II
C. Both I and II
D. Both II and III
E. Only III
Ans. C.
Solution: 
Sentences I and II are incorrect while 3rd sentence is correct.
In sentence I it should be its instead of their because we are talking about Delhi university so the correct pronoun is it.
In sentence II it should be women instead of women because in this sentence there are two women and we use women for two or more than two.

Question 2.


I. Legal expert Shailendra Singh suggested at the meeting that 15 of the 81 OBC communities, which were “most backward,” and the five SBC communities be clubbed together.
II. Hundreds of Congress leaders and party workers assembled at the Patna airport to welcomed Ms. Kumar on Thursday evening.
III. She will also meet Congress and RJD legislators to seek their support beside visiting her native village Chandwa in Bhojpur district.
A. Only II
B. Only III
C. Only I
D. Both II and III
E. Both I and II
Ans. D.
Solution: 
Sentences II and III are incorrect while other sentences are correct.
In sentence II it should be to welcome because after to we use 1st form of verb.
In sentence III it should be beside because the spelling difference between beside and besides is a small one, but their meanings and uses are quite different! BESIDE, with no “s” at the end, is used only as a preposition, which means there is always a noun following it and besides can also be used as a preposition, but it means “except” or “in addition to.

Question 3.


I. “During the meeting today, the Gorkhaland Movement Coordination Committee condemned the stoppage of transportation of basic commodities to the Darjeeling hills and Sikkim.
II. According to A. Vishwanath, an APMC official, traders from Gujarat, Maharashtra and Andhra Pradesh are purchasing the product in Karnataka.
III. Scientists of the Council of Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR) laboratories will double up as teachers and science demonstrators to at least 50,000 school students over the next year.
A. Only I
B. Only III
C. Only II
D. All are correct
E. All are incorrect
Ans. D
Solution:

All the given sentences are correct.

Question 4.


I. Five alleged members of the outlawed Communist Party of India (Maoist) were arrested from Bastar in Chhattisgarh in Thursday.
II. Food security has improved around the globe over the past five years, but hunger and hunger and food insecurity persist.
III. No regulatory agency anywhere regulates for endocrine disruption despite of overwhelming evidence from Argentina of horrendous birth defects because of glyphosate used in herbicide-tolerant (HT) soybeans.
A. All are incorrect
B. All are correct
C. Only II
D. Only I
E. Only III
Ans. A.
Solution:
All sentences are incorrect.
In sentence I it should be on Thursday because we always use on to describe a day.
In sentence II it should be improved because has/have always take Verb 3rd with it.
In sentence III it should be despite because there is no word such as despite of.

Question 5.


I. When the price of a currency in terms of another currency will arbitrarily fixed by lawmakers, it leads to a shortage in the supply of the currency that is undervalued, while there is at the same time an over-supply of the currency that is overvalued.
II. “There were three crew members and an Arunachal police man on board when the aircraft was reported missing at approx 1550 hrs on Tuesday,” the IAF said.
III. The 64-year-old Joti, who was the Chief Secretary of Gujarat when Prime Minister Narendra Modi was the Chief Minister, took over as the head of the Election Commission after NasimZaidi demitted office July 5, 2017.
A. Only I
B. Only III
C. Only II
D. Both II and III
E. Both I and II
Ans. E.
Solution: 
Sentences I and II are incorrect while others are correct.
In sentence I we can’t use will in a conditional sentence because the condition can never be in future so it should be is because our sentence in simple present.
In sentence II it should be an Arunachal because we have to use “an” before A.



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