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Error Spotting Test for RBI Assistant Exam: Part 3

Published on Thursday, December 08, 2016
error spotting
Directions (1-10): Read each sentence to find out  whether there is any grammatical or idiomatic error in it. The error, if any, will be in one part of the sentence. The number of that part is the answer. If there is 'No error' , the answer is 5). (Ignore errors of punctuation, if any).

1. 1) Turnover of share trading/ 2) over mobile devices had increased/ 3) more than four times/ 4) in the last two years./ 5) No error.

2. 1) Cheating in the ongoing state/ 2) Board matriculation exams in the UP/ 3) has literally scaled/ 4) new heights./ 5) No error.

3. 1) A day after, his father/ 2) apologised for hurting/ 3) the sentiments of people/ 4) in his last play./ 5) No error.

4. 1) Pledging himself to serving Gujarat for the next five years./ 2) she blamed any talk/ 3) by his party members of contesting election/ 4) elsewhere on arrogance./ 5) No error.

5. 1) Unlike conventional marketing channels./ 2) digital marketing allow/ 3) very little room/ 4) for errors./ 5) No error.

6. 1) Drinking too much/ 2) on a single occasion or over time/ 3) can take a serious toll/ 4) to your health/ 5) No error.

7. 1) Behind increasing interconnectedness/ 2) promised by globalisation/ 3) are global decisions, / 4) policies and practices/ 5) No error.

8. 1) The long delays in Air India flights/ 2) due to lack of trained crew/ 3) and maintenance staff evoke/ 4) major concern in the Rajya Sabha./ 5) No error.

9. 1) Rose McGowan is an American actress/ 2) and director/ 3) known for her contribution/ 4) to independent film/ 5) No error.

10. Still, even with a rising market/ 2) for socially responsible business,/ 3) issues like race relations are still/ 4) challenging for businesses to address/ 5) No error.

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Answer :

1. 2; Replace 'over' with 'via'
2. 4; omit 'the' before 'U.P'
3. 5; No error
4. 4; Replace 'on' with 'in'
5. 2; Replace 'allow' with 'allows'
6. 4; Replace 'to' with 'on'
7. 1; add 'the' before 'increasing'
8. 3; replace 'evoke' with 'evoked'
9. 5; No error
10. 1; Replace 'with' with 'on'
               
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