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Error recognition sentence

Some questions based on grammatical error sentences which are helpful for upcoming exam like ibps po , ssc cgl , sbi po and other competitive exam .

Direction : Find out whether there is any grammatical error in the sentence , if there is no error , then the answer is no error .

1. I may go to the ( 1 ) / Swimming class Tomorrow ( 2 ) / if I have recovered ( 3 ) / From the cold ( 4 ) / no error ( 5 )


Answer. Error lie in the third ( 3 ) part of the sentence.  ' Replace if I have recovered with if I recover ' .


2. The prime minister announced ( 1 ) / that the taxes will be ( 2 ) / increasing from the ( 3 ) / beginning of next year ( 4 ) / no error ( 5 ) 


Answer. Error lie in the second ( 2 ) part of the sentence ' replace will with would'  .


3. Setbacks and ( 1 ) / Failure has always been ( 2 ) / an integral ( 3 ) / part of the science / no error ( 4 ) .


Answer. Error lie in the second part of the sentence  ' replace has with have ' 


4. we must realise ( 1 ) / that learning from ( 2 ) / mistakes is an ( 3 ) / important part of life ( 4 ) / no error ( 5 ) 


Answer. No error 


5. Due to inflation ( 1 ) / the price of ( 2 ) / essential items ( 3 ) / are arising ( 4 ) / no error ( 5 ) 


Answer. Error lie in the fourth ( 4 ) part of the sentence ' replace arising with rising 

Error detection for ibps po

Direction  ( Q. 1 - 5 ) : Read each sentence to find out weather there is any grammatical error in it . the error , if any will be on one part of the sentence . Mark the part with the error as your answer , if there is no error , marks ' no error ' as your answer ( ignore the errors of punctuation , if any ) .

1. The progress of the south west monson / is relatively slow as it is / not getting a favourable system / For move forward .
A. The progress of the south west monsoon

B. Is relatively slow as it is
C. not getting a favourable system
D. For move forward
E. No error 

2. Authorities have / denied requests / for private hospital care / to the accuse .
A. Authorities have
B. denied requests
C. For private hospital care
D. to the accuse
E. No error
 

3. The drive intended to creating / an awareness of / the perks of riding two Wheelers / without a helmet .
A. The drive intended to creating
B. an awareness of
C. The perks of riding two Wheelers
D. Without a helmet
E. No error

4. Gold continued its rising streak / for the fourth straight session / to reclaim the  / psychologically  significant thirty thousand mark .
A. Gold continued its rising streak
B. For the fourth straight session
C. to reclaim the
D. Psychologically significant thirty thousand mark
E. No error

5. The system , which keeps / a record for personal and professional details / of all community members / was hacked .
A. The system , which keeps
B. a record for personal and professional details
C. Of all community members
D. Was hacked
E. No error

Answer :
1. D
Solution  : replace for with ' to '
2. D
solution : replace accuse with ' accused '
3. A
4. E
5. B
Solution :  replace for with ' of ' 











error spotting questions

. choose which part of the sentence has an error .  if there is no error then the answer is ( 4 ) .

1. To die with honour / ( 1 ) is better than / ( 2 ) live with dishonour / ( 3 ) no error / ( 4 )

2. Gowri told me / ( 1 ) his name after / ( 2 ) he left / ( 3 ) no error / ( 4 )


3. John would have told / ( 1 ) you the truth / ( 2 )  if you had asked him / ( 3 ) no error / ( 4 )


4. My sister / ( 1 ) has read / ( 2 ) pages after pages  of the Bible / ( 3 ) / no error / ( 4 )


5. Heavy rain / ( 1 ) prevented us / ( 2 ) to go to the cinema / ( 3 ) no error / ( 4 )


6. He asked / ( 1 ) supposing if he fails / ( 2 ) what he would do / ( 3 ) no error / ( 4 )


7. We had a lot of difficulty / ( 1 ) to find / ( 2 ) the house / ( 3 ) no error / ( 4 )


8. The two first to arrive / ( 1 ) were the lucky recipients / ( 2 ) of a surprise gift / ( 3 ) no error / ( 4 ) 


9. Scarcely had / ( 1 ) I arrived than / ( 2 ) the train left / ( 3 ) no error / ( 4 )


10. The increase in consumption is directly  / ( 1 ) proportional to the increase/ ( 2 ) in income  / ( 3 ) no error / ( 4 )


Answer :

1.  ( 3 )


Solution : the error in the 3 part , live with dishonour replaced with ' to live with dishonour '  .


2. ( 3 )


Solution : the error in the third part of the sentence , put had before left .


3. ( 4 )


Solution : no error


4. ( 3 )


Solution : the correct sentence is ' page after page '


5. ( 3 )


Solution : the error in the third part of the sentence ' to go to the cinema ' replaced with ' from going to the cinema . the word prevent followed by the proposition from .


6.  ( 2 )


Solution : the error in the second part of the sentence ' supposing if he fails ' replaced with ' if he failed '  .


7.  ( 2 )


Solution : the error in the second part of the sentence ' to find ' replaced with ' in finding '  .


8.  ( 1 )


Solution : the error in the first part of the sentence ' the two first to arrive ' replaced with ' the first two to arrive '   .


9. ( 2 )


Solution : the error in the second part of the sentence the word scarcely followed by when and not than .


10. ( 4 )


Solution : no error