Errors Spotting Questions Asked in IBPS PO Mains 2017

Errors Spotting Questions Asked in IBPS PO Mains 2017
Directions: In the following questions, there is no error in part of the sentence that is marked Bold. However, there can be an error (or errors) in the remaining sentence. You have to find part of the sentence having an error and mark that part your answer.


Question 1. 

The talent hunt that is to be launched in Kerala first, involve an aptitude test for students in public schools in the State on topics such as robotics, astronomy, social innovation, analytics and information technology.
A. that is to be launched in Kerala first
B. involve an aptitude test for students in
C. on topics such as
D. Both 1 and 2
E. No error

Question 2.

The Regional Science Centre had put off display information related to milestones in astronomy and space science.
A. had put off
B. related to milestones in
C. astronomy and space science.
D. ALL A, B, C
E. No Error

Question 3.

Although being a hub of historic and cultural sites like the US Capitol, The White House, The National Gallery of Art and numerous significant memorials, the capital of the United States is also a premier culinary destination.
A. Although being a hub of historic and cultural sites like
B. and numerous significant memorials
C. is also a premier culinary destination.
D. Both A and B
E. Both B and C
Answer: Option A: Replace “Although” with “Besides”. Meaning of Besides: In addition to

Question 4.

The merger would result on Up to 4,000 job cuts, even workers fear the toll could end up higher.
A. The merger would result on Up to
B. even workers fear
C. the toll could end up higher
D. Both A and C
E. Both A and B 

Question 5.

While this particular project has 12 people on board, the core team comprises of Srinivas Naidu, who has been part of the team since 2011, Faria Fatima, Sarabjeet Das of Toyo Theatre Group, Sangeeta Panda, Utkarsh and Debashish.
A. While this particular project has
B. the core team comprises of
C. who has been part of the team since 2011
D. Both B and C
E. No error 

Question 6.

We have to settle for spaces which are not doing great infrastructure wise and are better in terms of accessibility.
A. We have to settle for spaces
B. which are not
C. and are better
D. in terms of accessibility
E. None of the given options is correct 

Question 7.

In many ways, he believes that that sensitivity to the poetry of a song, has inspire his own handling of music, especially playback.
A. In many ways
B. that sensitivity to the
C. has inspire his own handling of music
D. especially playback
E. Both C and D 

Question 8.

Dhawan will be back in the squad for the third Test against Sri Lanka in New Delhi and Bhuvneshwar Kumar, who married recently, are automatic choices for the tour to Southern hemisphere.
A. in the squad for the third
B. who married recently
C. are automatic choices
D. for the tour to Southern hemisphere
E. No error 

Question 9.

What will also be known on Monday is whether Kohli will be available for the third Test, three ODIs and as many Twenty20 matches against Sri Lanka. There has been hints from BCCI quarters that he will give a break.
A. What will also be known on Monday is
B. whether
C. three ODIs and as many
D. There has been hints from
E. he will give a break 

Question 10.

Gionee, which was one of the first Chinese firm to enter India, has been clocking slower growth due to tough competition from brands such as Xiaomi and Oppo, Vivo and OnePlus.
A. which was one of the first Chinese firm
B. to enter India
C. has been clocking slower growth
D. due to tough competition from brands such as
E. Both A and D 

Solutions


Answer 1.

Option B: Replace ”involve” with “involves”. An error of subject-verb agreement: The talent hunt involves…. 

Answer 2.

Option A: Put on is the correct phrasal verb to be used here. 

Answer 3. 

Option A: Put on is the correct phrasal verb to be used here.

Answer4.

Option E: Replace “On” Up to with “In” Up to; and replace “even” with “although”.

Answer 5.

Option B: Replace “comprises of” with “comprises”. Example: My family comprises four members.

Answer 6.

Option C: Replace “and” with “but”

Answer 7.

Option C: Replace “inspire” with “inspired”. Present Perfect Tense: has/have + V3 (Past participle)

Answer 8.

Option E: No error

Answer 9.

Option E: Replace “give” with “will be given” i.e. he will be given a break (Passive)

Answer 10.

Option A: Replace “firm” with “firms”. The correct structure is: One of the first Chinese firms…..
Example: He is one of my best friends.

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