CRACK IBPS PO : Spotting Errors Day 24

1. I have no patience (a) / to people who (b) / indulge in silly talk (c) / and uncivilized behavior (d) / no error (e)

2. It was very unfortunate (a) / that he was deprived (b) / from the very thing (c) / in which he delighted most (d) / no error (e)

3. In spite of her craving (a) / for hot food and soft drinks, (b) / Sushila abstained with (c) / them for a long duration (d) / no error (e)

4. There is no denying the fact (a) / that he is one (b) / of the best players (c) / that has ever lived (d) / no error (e)

5. He paid no heed (a) / to the charges levied against him (b) / and proceeded to behave (c) / in the same way (d) / no error (e)

6. The main difficulty was (a) / the barriers which were standing (b) /at the centre (c) / of the crossroads (d) / no error (e)

7. Despite of a good monsoon this year (a) / the production of food grains (b) / in the country (c) / did not go up (d) / no error (e)

8. He was (a) / living in Mumbai (b) / for five years (c) / before the year 1990? (d) / no error (e)

9. If your mother (a) / will come again, (b) / I shall report (c) / against you (d) / no error (e)

10. Zohra as well as Farida (a) / are going (b) / to have dinner (c) / with us tonight (d) / no error (e)

Answer Key With Explanations:

1. (b) The correct preposition should be used. Note that it is patience ‘with’ people and not ‘to’ people.

2. (c) Incorrect preposition is used. One is deprived ‘of’ something.

3. (c) Incorrect preposition is used. We abstain ‘from’ something.

4. (d) ‘Have’ must replace ‘has’ as ‘best players’ are referred to.

5. (b) Charges are ‘levelled’ against a person, not ‘levied’.

6. (e) No error

7. (a) ‘Despite’ itself means ‘in spite of’. ‘Despite’ is not followed by ‘of’.

8. (a) As a question is being asked, it should start with ‘Was he’.

9. (b) This is a conditional sentence. The future tense verb should not be used here in

10. (b); it should be replaced by a verb in simple present tense ‘Will come’ should be replaced by ‘comes’.

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