CRACK IBPS PO : Spotting Errors Day 12

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. Firstly, you should think (a) / over the meaning of the words (b) / and then use them (c) / No error (d)
  2. The driver tried his best (a) / to avert the accident by bringing the car (b) / to a suddenly stop (c) / No error (d)
  3. The Sunshine hotel was fully equipped (a) / to offer leisure stay (b) / to its clients (c) / No error (d)
  4. The technician reminded them (a) / to have a thoroughly cleaning (b) / of the machine after each use (c) / No error (d)
  5. I am (a) / much glad (b) / that you have won the trophy (c) / No error (d)
  6. He is too coward (a) / to make it (b) / happen. (c) / No error (d)
  7. People invent new machines (a) / when they think (b) / different (c) / No error (d)
  8. 8. A man entered the tavern (a) / and asked for some bread and cheese (b) / with a decided foreign accent (c) / No error (d)
  9. Watch how careful (a) / the sparrow knits the straws (b) / into one another to form a nest (c) / No error (d)
  10. He is very (a) / blind to read (b) / the smallest of prints (c) / No error (d)
  11. On hearing the news (a) / he went directly (b) / to the Manager’s room (c) / No error (d)
  12. They reached home (a) / safely (b) / although they stared late. (c) / No error (d)
  13. It is the duty of every citizen (a) / to do his utmost to defend (b) / the hardly won freedom of the country (c) / No error (d)
  14. The principal was (a) / enough kind to (b) /grant me scholarship (c) / No error (d)
  15. It is nothing else (a) / than foolishness (b) / that led to his downfall (c) / No error (d)
  16. I shall give you a reward (a) / if you do your work (b) / satisfactory (c) / No error (d)
  17. The tried travellers were bundled off (a) to the nearby cop house till anyone (b) / could come and vouch for their credentials (c) / No error (d)
  18. I advised by brother to engage two coolies instead of one (a) / because the luggage was too much heavy (b) / for a single coolie to handle (c) / No error (d)
  19. There is no one else (a) / whom I esteem (b) / than your father (c) / No error (d)
  20. Although I was (a) / in Delhi last month (b) / I never met him (c) / No error (d)

Answer Key with Explanation

  1. (a) Replace ‘firstly’ by ‘first’
  2. (c) Replace ‘suddenly’ by ‘sudden’
  3. (b) Replace ‘leisure’ by ‘leisurely’
  4. (b) Replace ‘thoroughly’ by ‘thorough’
  5. (b) Replace ‘much’ by ‘very’
  6. (d) No error
  7. (c) Replace ‘different’ by ‘differently’
  8. (c) Replace ‘decided’ by ‘decidedly’
  9. (a) Replace ‘careful’ by ‘carefully’
  10. (a) Replace ‘very’ by ‘too’
  11. (b) Replace ‘directly’ by ‘direct’
  12. (b) Replace ‘safely’ by ‘safe’
  13. (c) Replace ‘hardly’ by ‘hard’
  14. (b) Replace ‘enough kind’ by ‘kind enough’
  15. (b) Replace ‘than’ by ‘but’
  16. (c) Replace ‘satisfactory’ by ‘satisfactorily
  17. (b) Replace ‘anyone’ by ‘someone’
  18. (b) Delete ‘much’
  19. (b) Add ‘more’ after esteem.
  20. (c) Replace ‘never’ by ‘did not’

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