Crack SBI PO : Spotting Errors :

Based on Nouns  day 2

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. One of the most (a) / widespread bad habit (b) / is the use of tobacco (c) / No error (d)
  2.  Recently I visited Kashmir (a) / and found the sceneries (b) / to be marvellous (c) / No error (d)
  3. All the furnitures have been (a) / sent to the new house (b) / located in a village (c) / No error (d)
  4. The crowd of angry students (a) / ordered the (b) / closing of shops (c) / No error (d)
  5. They left (a) / their luggages (b) / at the railway station (c) / No error (d)
  6. 26. The bus could not (a) / ascend the steep hill (b) / because it was in the wrong gears (c) / No error (d)
  7. The Indian force (a) / drove away (b) / the Chinese (c) / No error (d)
  8. His mouth watered (a) / when he saw (b) / a bouquet of grapes (c) / No error (d)
  9. My brother-in-laws (a) / who live in Mumbai have come (b) / to stay with us (c) / No error (d)
  10. These kind of shirts (a) / are rather expensive (b) / for him to buy (c) / No error (d)
  11. You can get (a) / all the informations (b) / you want in this book (c) / No error (d)
  12. This article (a) / is not available (b) / in any of the shop in the market (c) / No error (d)
  13. Students should not take part (a) / in party politics and political demonstrations (b) / as they interfere in serious study (c) / No error (d)
  14. A flock of lions (a) / roamed about (b) / fearlessly in the jungle (c) / No error (d)
  15. I have done my best; (a) / the whole thing is now (b) / in the laps of the God (c) / No error (d)
  16.  Satyajit Ray, who conceived, co-authored (a) / and directed a number of good films, was (b) / one of India’s most talented film maker (c) / No error (d)
  17. A trained gang of sailors (a) was employed (b) / on the ship (c) / No error (d)
  18. Interviews for (a) / the posts of lecturers (b) / will begin from Monday (c) / No error (d)
  19. What (a) / is the criteria (b) / of selection in the examination? (c) / No error (d)
  20. Have you deposited (a) / the proceed (b) / in the bank or not? (c) / No error (d)

Answer Key with Explanation

  1. (b) ‘bad habits’ in place of ‘bad habit’.
  2. (b) Replace ‘sceneries’ by ‘scenery’.
  3. (a) Replace ‘furnitures’ by ‘furniture’.
  4. (a) Replace ‘crowd’ by ‘mob’.
  5. (b) Replace ‘luggages’ by ‘luggage’.
  6. (c) Replace ‘gears’ by ‘gear’.
  7. (a) Replace ‘force’ by ‘forces’.
  8. (c) Replace ‘bouquet’ by ‘bunch’.
  9. (a) Replace ‘brother-in-law’ by ‘brothers-in-law’.
  10. (a) Replace ‘kind’ by ‘kinds’.
  11. (b) Replace ‘informations’ by ‘information’.
  12. (c)Replace ‘shop’ by ‘shops’.
  13. (c)Replace ‘study’ by ‘studies’.
  14. (a) Replace ‘flock’ by ‘pride’.
  15. (c) Replace ‘laps’ by ‘lap’.
  16. (c) Replace ‘maker’ by ‘makers’.
  17. (a) Replace ‘gang’ by ‘crew’.
  18. (b) Replace ‘posts’ by ‘post’.
  19. (b) Replace ’criteria’ by ‘criterion’
  20. (b) Replace ‘proceed’ by ‘proceeds’

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