Crack IBPS PO : Spotting Errors :

Based on Adjective – Day 8

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. She is better than (a) / any girl that studies (b) / in our institute (c) / No error (d)
  2. The latest chapter of this novel (a) / is the most comprehensive of all (b) / the chapters in the book (c) / No error (d)
  3. She was not punished (a) / though she came (b) / latter than I (c) / No error (d)
  4. She is the best (a) / and beautiful girl (b) / of our class (c)/ No error (d)
  5. My notes are superior (a) / than yours although I have prepared (b) / them in a hurry (c) / No error (d)
  6. Of all other my neighbours (a) he is the kindest (b) / and the most considerate (c) / No error (d)
  7. The works of Shakespeare (a) / are more famous than (b) / any other English dramatist (c) / No error (d)
  8. It is all the more better (a) / if you work (b) / in my company (c) / No error (d)
  9. A little quantity of sugar (a) / is required to meet (b) / the present demands (c) / No error (d)
  10. He doesn’t need (a) / your help because (b) / he is too intelligent (c) / No error (d)
  11. It was bitter cold (a) so we preferred (b) not to go out that morning (c) / No error (d)
  12. No animal (a) / is as sacred to the Hindus (b) / as the cow is (c) / No error (d)
  13. There is no name (a) / more glorious than Sardar Patel (b) / in the history of India (c) / No error (d)
  14. It very often happens (a) / that a man who talks most (b) / does little (c) / No error (d)
  15. From all accounts I learn that (a) / he is the best and honest member (b) / of the new cabinet (c) / No error (d)
  16. The flood situation (a) / this years is worst than (b) / that prevailed in the last year (c) / No error (d)
  17. Geometry and Drawing (a) / are more easier than (b) / Geography and Social Studies (c) / No error (d)
  18. Some people get used to (a) / changes very easily (b) / than others do (c) / No error (d)
  19. My uncle forbade me (a) / not to go through (b) / the contents of his letter (c) / No error (d)
  20. Of all the friends (a) I have had (b) / he is the most helpful and less arrogant (c) / No error (d)

Answer Key with Explanation

  1. (b) Add ‘other’ after ‘any’.
  2. (a) Replace ‘latest’ by ‘last’.
  3. (c) Replace ‘latter’ by ‘later’.
  4. (b) Add ‘the most’ before ‘beautiful’.
  5. (b) Replace ‘than’ by ‘to’.
  6. (a) Delete ‘other’.
  7. (c) Add ‘those of’ before ‘any’.
  8. (a) Delete ‘more’.
  9. (a) Replace ‘little’ by ’small’.
  10. (c) Replace ‘too’ by ‘very’.
  11. (a) Replace ‘bitter’ by ‘bitterly’.
  12. (a) Add ‘other’ after ‘no’.
  13. (a) Add ‘other’ after ‘no’.
  14. (b) Replace ‘most’ by ‘much’.
  15. (b) Add ‘the most’ before ‘honest’.
  16. (b) Replace ‘worst’ by ‘worse’.
  17. (b) Delete ‘more’.
  18. (b) Replace ‘very’ by ‘more’.
  19. (b) Delete ‘not’.
  20. (c) Replace ‘less’ by ‘least’.

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