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IBPS PO: Error Spotting Set

Published on Monday, October 17, 2016
error spotting
Directions: In the following exercise, each sentence is divided into four parts, i.e. (1), (2), (3) and (4). One of these parts contains an error. Pick out the part that has and error. If the sentence is free from error, then your answer will be (5).


1. (1) He fell from the running train/ (2) and would have died/ (3)  if the villagers did not get / (4) him admitted in the nearby hospital immediately./ (5) No error

2. (1) Wearing extremely fashionable / (2) and surrounded by photographers/ (3) and pressmen/ (4) she swept up the microphone. / (5) No error 

3. (1) Although we are free/ (2) for the last forty five years/ (3) or so, yet we continue to/ (4) be economically backward. / (5) No error

4. (1) Having deprived from their homes/ (2) in the recent earthquake/ (3) they had no other option/ (4) but to take shelter in a school. / (5) No error

5. (1) In spite of working/ (2) very neat and careful/ (3) he could not win/ (4) even the third prize. / (5) No error

6. (1) Meerabai was sent away from home/ (2) because she spend most of / (3) the time / (4) in the company of holy men./ (5) No error

7. (1) The Hindi and Marathi are/ (2) different forms of the Sanskrit language/ (3) which were once spoken/ (4) in almost every part of India. / (5) No error

8. (1) As much as I admire him/ (2) for his sterling qualities/ (3) I cannot excuse him/ (4) for being unfair to his friends./ (5) No error

9. (1) Several prominent figures/ (2) involved in the scandal / (3) are required to appear/ (4) to the investigation committee./ (5) No error

10. (1) The town is not well known / (2) and there isn't / (3) much to see/ (4) so a few tourists come here. / (5) No error


Answers

1. (3); had not got
2. (5); No error
3. (1); we have been
4. (1); Having been
5. (2); neatly and carefully
6. (2); spent
7. (3); which was
8. (1); howsoever I admire him
9. (4); before the investigation committee
10. (4); Few tourists come here

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