CRACK IBPS PO : Spotting Errors : Based on conjunction Day 15

Direction: (Q. Nos 1-15): 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. Although they listen to me (a)/ but their actions (b) / prove otherwise (c) / No error (d)
  2. He treats (a) / us as (b) / slaves (c) / No error (d)
  3. Most of the girls are doing (a) / their post graduation because (b) / they may get good husbands (c) / No error (d)
  4. Such was his pronunciation (a) / as (b) / I could not understand him (c) / No error (d)
  5. He asked (a) / that who (b) / I was (c) / No error (d)
  6. I am interested (a) / in such books (b) / that are interesting (c) / No error (d)
  7. Each member of the alliance (a) / agree to take such action (b) / that it deems necessary (c) / No error (d)
  8. She looked at him (a) / in such distress (b) / as he had to look away (c) / No error (d)
  9. This films is interesting (a) / and the previous one (b) / was boring (c) / No error (d)
  10. It is difficult to know (a) / whether (b) / you are selected or not (c) / No error (d)
  11. He has no chance (a) / than to start (b) / his own business (c) / No error (d)
  12. They had hardly finished (a) / their meals that at once (b) / they resumed their duty (c) / No error (d)
  13. I don’t know whether (a) / Raj is equally (b) / good as Vimal (c) / No error (d)
  14. He (a) / will return (b) / on either Monday or Tuesday (c) / No error (d)
  15. He is (a) / not honest and not (b) / truthful (c) / No error (d)

Answer Key with Explanation

  1. (b) Replace ‘but’ by ‘yet’
  2. (d) No error
  3. (b) Replace ‘because’ by ‘so that’
  4. (b) Replace ‘as’ by ‘that’
  5. (b) Delete ‘that’
  6. (c) Replace ‘that’ by ‘as’
  7. (c) Replace ‘that’ by ‘as’
  8. (c) Replace ‘as’ by ‘that’
  9. (b) Replace ‘and’ by ‘but’
  10. (d) No error
  11. (b) Replace ‘than’ by ‘but’
  12. (b) Replace ‘that’ by ‘when’
  13. (b) Replace ‘equally’ by ‘as’
  14. (c) Replace ‘on either Monday or Tuesday’ by ‘either on Monday or on Tuesday’
  15. (b) Replace ‘not honest and not’ by ‘neither honest nor’

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