CARCK IBPS PO : Spotting Errors : Based on Preposition Day 18

Direction: (Q. Nos 1-20): The sentence given below, have three parts, indicated by (a), (b) and (c). read each sentence to find out whether there is an error. If you find an error in any part [(a), (b) or (c)] of a sentence, indicate your response by blackening the letter related to that part in the answer sheet provided. If a sentence has no error, indicate by blacking the part (d), which stands for ‘No error’. (Ignore the error of punctuation, if any)

  1. The widely publicised manifesto (a) / of the new party is not (b) / much different than ours (c) / No error (d)
  2. I was taken with surprise (a) / when I saw (b) / the glamorous Appu Ghar (c) / No error (d)
  3. Man needs security (a) / and leisure (b) / of free thinking (c) / No error (d)
  4. This watch is (a) / superior and more expensive (b) / than that (c) / No error (d)
  5. It was apparent for everyone (a) / present that if the patient did not receive (b) / medical attention fast he would die (c) / No error (d)
  6. He knows very well (a) / what is expected from him (b) / but he is not able to fulfill all the expectations (c) / No error (d)
  7. My brother has (a) / ordered for (b) / a new book (c) / No error (d)
  8. That Brutus, who was his trusted friend (a) / had attacked on him (b) / caused heart break to Julius Caesar (c) / No error (d)
  9. Rana Pratap was (a) / blind with (b) / one eye (c) / No error (d)
  10. The doctor attended (a) / to (b) / the patient very quietly (c) / No error (d)
  11. I was shocked to hear (a) / that his father (b) / died of an accident (c) / No error (d)
  12. I must start at dawn (a) / to reach the station (b) / in time (c) / No error (d)
  13. I shall put on (a) / a note in this regard (b) / for your consideration and necessary decision (c) / No error (d)
  14. None could dare (a) / to encroach (b) / on his rights (c) / No error (d)
  15. The father brought the sweets (a) / and distributed them (b) / between his five children (c) / No error (d)
  16. Raman developed the habit (a) / for sleeping late (b) / when he was staying in the hostel (c) / No error (d)
  17. It is the duty of every right thinking citizen (a) / to try to make (b) / the whole world a happier place to live (c) / No error (d0
  18. The top-ranking candidates (a) / will be appointed in senior jobs (b) / in good companies (c) / No error (d)
  19. My niece has been married (a) / with (b) / the richest man of the town (c) / No error (d)
  20. The venue of examination (a) / is one mile (b) / further up the hill (c) / No error (d)

Answer Key with Explanation

  1. (c) Replace ‘than’ by ‘from’
  2. (a) Replace ‘with’ by ‘by’
  3. (c) Replace ‘of’ by ‘for’
  4. (b) Add ‘to’ after ‘superior’
  5. (a) Replace ‘for’ by ‘to’
  6. (a) Replace ‘from’ by ‘of’
  7. (b) Delete ‘for’
  8. (b) Delete ‘on’
  9. (b) Replace ‘with’ by ‘in’
  10. (a) Replace ‘to’ by ‘upon’
  11. (c) Replace ‘of’ by ‘in’
  12. (a) Replace ‘at’ by ‘by’
  13. (a) Replace ‘on’ by ‘up’
  14. (c) Replace ‘on’ by ‘upon’
  15. (c) Replace ‘between’ by ‘among’
  16. (b) Replace ‘for’ by ‘of’
  17. (c) Add ‘in’ after ‘live’
  18. (b) Replace ‘in’ by ‘to’
  19. (b) Replace ‘with’ by ‘to’
  20. (a) Replace ‘of’ by ‘for’

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