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Practice Test: Spotting Errors- 3 - Question 1

Directions(Q1-Q30): Read each sentence to find out whether there is any grammatical error in it. The error, if any will be in one part of the sentence. The letter of that part is the answer. If there is no error, the answer is 'D'. (Ignore the errors of punctuation, if any).

Q. We discussed about the problem so thoroughly / on the eve of the examination / that I found it very easy to work it out / No error.

Detailed Solution for Practice Test: Spotting Errors- 3 - Question 1

This statement is wrong: We discussed about the problem so thoroughly

Correct Statement will be: We discussed the problem so thoroughly.

Practice Test: Spotting Errors- 3 - Question 2

An Indian ship / laden with merchandise / got drowned in the Pacific Ocean / No error.

Detailed Solution for Practice Test: Spotting Errors- 3 - Question 2

This statement is wrong: Got drowned in the Pacific Ocean

Correct Statement will be: Sank in the Pacific Ocean.

Practice Test: Spotting Errors- 3 - Question 3

I could not put up in a hotel / because the boarding and lodging charges / were exorbitant / No errors.

Detailed Solution for Practice Test: Spotting Errors- 3 - Question 3

This statement is wrong: I could not put up in a hotel

Correct Statement will be: I could not put up at a hotel

Practice Test: Spotting Errors- 3 - Question 4

The Indian radio / which was previously controlled by the British rulers / is free now from the narrow vested interests / No error.

Detailed Solution for Practice Test: Spotting Errors- 3 - Question 4

This statement is wrong: Is free now from the narrow vested interests

Correct Statement will be: Is now free from the narrow vested interests.

Practice Test: Spotting Errors- 3 - Question 5

If I had known / this yesterday / I will have helped him / No error.

Detailed Solution for Practice Test: Spotting Errors- 3 - Question 5

This statement is wrong: I will have helped him

Correct Statement will be: I would have helped him

Practice Test: Spotting Errors- 3 - Question 6

A lot of travel delay is caused / due to the inefficiency and lack of good management / on behalf of the railways / No error.

Detailed Solution for Practice Test: Spotting Errors- 3 - Question 6

This statement is wrong: on behalf of the railways

Correct Statement will be: on part of the railways.

Practice Test: Spotting Errors- 3 - Question 7

One of the members / expressed doubt if / the Minister was an atheist / No error.

Detailed Solution for Practice Test: Spotting Errors- 3 - Question 7

This statement is wrong: Expressed doubt if 

Correct Statement will be: Expressed doubt that

Practice Test: Spotting Errors- 3 - Question 8

I have got / my M.Sc. degree / in 1988 / No error.

Detailed Solution for Practice Test: Spotting Errors- 3 - Question 8

This statement is wrong: I have got

Correct Statement will be:  I got

Practice Test: Spotting Errors- 3 - Question 9

Having recived your letter / this moring, we are writing / to thank you for the same / No errors.

Detailed Solution for Practice Test: Spotting Errors- 3 - Question 9

There is no error in the sentence.

Practice Test: Spotting Errors- 3 - Question 10

If you lend him a book / he will lend it to some one else / and never you will get it back / No error.

Detailed Solution for Practice Test: Spotting Errors- 3 - Question 10

This statement is wrong: And never you will get it back

Correct Statement will be:  And you will never get it back.

Practice Test: Spotting Errors- 3 - Question 11

According to the Bible / it is meek and humble / who shall inherit the earth / No error.

Detailed Solution for Practice Test: Spotting Errors- 3 - Question 11

This statement is wrong: It is meek and humble

Correct Statement will be:  It is the meek and the humble.

Practice Test: Spotting Errors- 3 - Question 12

Do the roses in your garden smell / more sweetly / than those in ours? / No error

Detailed Solution for Practice Test: Spotting Errors- 3 - Question 12

This statement is wrong: more sweetly

Correct Statement will be: Sweeter

Practice Test: Spotting Errors- 3 - Question 13

Block of Residential flats / are coming up / near our houses / No error.

Detailed Solution for Practice Test: Spotting Errors- 3 - Question 13

This statement is wrong: Block of Residential flats

Correct Statement will be: Blocks of Residential flats

Practice Test: Spotting Errors- 3 - Question 14

The stuents were / awating for / the arrival of the cheif guest / No error.

Detailed Solution for Practice Test: Spotting Errors- 3 - Question 14

The verb await itself means to wait for somebody/something. Therefore, in option B either remove "for" after awaiting or replace "awaiting" with "waiting".

Practice Test: Spotting Errors- 3 - Question 15

Sixty miles / are / a good distance / No error.

Detailed Solution for Practice Test: Spotting Errors- 3 - Question 15

Sixty miles is a good distance.

Practice Test: Spotting Errors- 3 - Question 16

They have been / very close friends / until they quarrelled / No error.

Detailed Solution for Practice Test: Spotting Errors- 3 - Question 16

This statement is wrong: They have been

Correct Statement will be: They had been

Practice Test: Spotting Errors- 3 - Question 17

When the dentist came in / my thooth was stopped acing / out of fear that I might loose my tooth / No error.

Detailed Solution for Practice Test: Spotting Errors- 3 - Question 17

This statement is wrong: My tooth was stopped aching

Correct Statement will be: My tooth stopped aching.

Practice Test: Spotting Errors- 3 - Question 18

It is the duty of every citizzen to do  his utmost / to defend the hardly-won / freedom of the country / No error.

Detailed Solution for Practice Test: Spotting Errors- 3 - Question 18

This statement is wrong: To defend the hardly-won

Correct Statement will be: To defend the hard-won.

Practice Test: Spotting Errors- 3 - Question 19

No sooner did I open the door / When the rain, heavy and stormy, rushed in / Making us shiver from head to foot / No error

Detailed Solution for Practice Test: Spotting Errors- 3 - Question 19

This statement is wrong: When the rain, heavy and stormy, rushed in

Correct Statement will be: The rain, heavy and stormy, rushed in.

Practice Test: Spotting Errors- 3 - Question 20

If a man diligently seeks to come into the contact / with the best that has been thought and said in this world / he will become simple and unselfish / No error.

Detailed Solution for Practice Test: Spotting Errors- 3 - Question 20

This statement is wrong: If a man diligently seeks to come into the contact

Correct Statement will be: If a man diligently seeks to come into contact.

Practice Test: Spotting Errors- 3 - Question 21

You must / remember me / to post this letter / No error.

Detailed Solution for Practice Test: Spotting Errors- 3 - Question 21

This statement is wrong: Remember me

Correct Statement will be: Remind me

Practice Test: Spotting Errors- 3 - Question 22

The man told to her / that he had not brought his dog / out for a walk as he was afraid that it would rain / No error.

Detailed Solution for Practice Test: Spotting Errors- 3 - Question 22

This statement is wrong: The man told to her

Correct Statement will be: The man told her

Practice Test: Spotting Errors- 3 - Question 23

On the busy Ring Road / we witnessed a collusion / between a truck and an auto / No error.

Detailed Solution for Practice Test: Spotting Errors- 3 - Question 23

This statement is wrong: We witnessed a collusion

Correct Statement will be: We witnessed a collision

Practice Test: Spotting Errors- 3 - Question 24

He couldn't but help / shedding tears at the plight of the villagers / rendered homeless by a devastating cyclone / No error.

Detailed Solution for Practice Test: Spotting Errors- 3 - Question 24

This statement is wrong: He couldn't but help

Correct Statement will be: He couldn't help

Practice Test: Spotting Errors- 3 - Question 25

He will certainly help you / if you will ask him / in a pleasant / No error.

Detailed Solution for Practice Test: Spotting Errors- 3 - Question 25

This statement is wrong: If you will ask him

Correct Statement will be: If you ask him

Practice Test: Spotting Errors- 3 - Question 26

The brand proposition now, therefore, had to be that Keokarpin Antiseptic Cream is more effective / because it penetrates deep down (being light and non-sticky) and works from within / (because of its ayurvedic ingredients) to keep skin blemish, free, and helps cope with cuts nicks, burns, and nappy rash. / No error.

Detailed Solution for Practice Test: Spotting Errors- 3 - Question 26

'Now' refers to present. Hence, it should have been "the brand proposition then, therefore had to be", or it could have been "the brand proposition now therefore is/has to be".

Practice Test: Spotting Errors- 3 - Question 27

Will you please buy / some jaggery for me / if you go to the market? / No error.

Detailed Solution for Practice Test: Spotting Errors- 3 - Question 27

There is no error in the sentence.

Practice Test: Spotting Errors- 3 - Question 28

Most of the members at the meeting felt / hat the group appointed for investigating the case / were not competent to do the job efficiently / No error.

Detailed Solution for Practice Test: Spotting Errors- 3 - Question 28

This statement is wrong: Were not competent to do the job efficiently 

Correct Statement will be: Was not competent to do the job efficiently.

Practice Test: Spotting Errors- 3 - Question 29

In these days of inflation / a ten rupee's note will not buy you / even an ordinary meal. / No error.

Detailed Solution for Practice Test: Spotting Errors- 3 - Question 29

This statement is wrong: A ten rupee's note will not buy you

Correct Statement will be: A ten rupee note will not buy you.

Practice Test: Spotting Errors- 3 - Question 30

He persisted / to do it / in spite of my advice / No error.

Detailed Solution for Practice Test: Spotting Errors- 3 - Question 30

This statement is wrong: To do it

Correct Statement will be: In doing it.

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