CRACK IBPS PO : New Pattern Error Spotting Day 72


Q 1-10 : Read the following sentences carefully and select the correct option. Each sentence is split into four parts namely (a), (b), (c) and (d). Select the part which is grammatically wrong. If all the parts of the sentence are grammatically correct then, choose ‘No error’ (e) as the option.

1) The latest test would mark yet (a) / another big step forward in North Korean (b) / attempt to obtain a nuclear-armed missile (c) / capable of reaching deep into the US mainland.(d) / No Error. (e)

2) However, the government can investigate the deposits (a) / and some of it may turn out to be black money (b) /  it does imply that a greater effort is required and could also mean (c) and this is something a number of commentators have pointed out (d) / No Error (e)
3) I think the view of any monetary economist (a) / would be that you first print the money (b) / and then do the demonetisation, and I don’t know (c) /what the rationale for doing it when it was done is (d) / No error (e)
4) A move to Mercedes to partner Lewis Hamilton (a) /, who he teamed with during his first stint at McLaren (b) , had been mooted but any hopes of a Ferrari return (c)  ended with Sebastian Vettel and Kimi Raikkonen both signing new deals. (d) / No Error (e)

5) Van Nistelrooy is optimistic but United (a) / will be competing to win the top competitions (b) / under Mourinho this season, after finishing sixth (c) / along with EFL Cup and Europa League silverware in 2016-17 (d) / No Error (e)

6) The station’s newest commander, Randy Bresnik, (a) / noted the outpost waslosing (b) /1,474 days of spaceflight experience (c) / with the departure of Whitson,  Yurchikhin and Fischer (d) / No Error (e)

7) With changes in temperature affecting the extrinsic (a) / incubation period of the virus, (b) / future change in the climate might have a substantial effect on dengue (c) / and other vector-borne disease burden in India (d) / No Error (e)

8) The researchers observed that (a) /except for Gujarat, which comprises arid regions (b) / there was a strong correlation (c) / in between rainfall and dengue numbers. (d) / No Error (e)

9) Much of The Epic City is made up of incidents and encounters (a) /  that are dully quotidian and this reviewer often wanted to know (b) / why on earth Choudhury would go to the trouble of, for example, recounting in tedious (c) / detail his hunt for a suitable flat or his commute to his former offices at The Statesman (d) / No Error (e)

10) Over the past decade, the BRICS cooperation platform (a) / has had grown into an international mechanism of major influence,(b) / and its demands help bring (c) / gradual changes to global economic governance structures (d) No Error (e).

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  1. (c) Replace “attempt” with “attempts”
  2. (c) Add “but” before “it”
  3. (e) No Error
  4. (d) Add “were” before “ended”
  5. (a) Replace “But” with “That”
  6. (e) No Error
  7. (c) Replace “change” with “changes”
  8. (d) Remove “in” before the word “between”
  9. (e) No Error
  10. (b) Replace “has had” with “has”


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