Spotting Error For SBI PO : Set – 38

1. The technician reminded (a) / them to have a (b) / thoroughly cleaning of the (c) / machine after each use (d) / No error (e)

2. Watch how careful (a) / the sparrow knits the (b) / straws into one another (c) / to form a nest (d) / No error (e)

3. The car flew off the road (a) / and fell into the valley (b) / because Ashish (c) / was driving faster. (d) / No error (e)

4. In spite of working (a) / very neat and careful (b) / he could not win (c) / even the third prize (d) / No error (e)

5. Even though it was (a) / raining bad (b) / I went out (c) / to get some medicines (d) / No error (e)

6. My brother has been (a) / living in America (b) / with his family (c) / for the past ten years (d) / no error (e)

7. The book is making (a) / waves and the sale (b) / is quite brisk in (c) / all major cities. (d) / No error (e)

8. Like the commission (a) / has recommended in its report, (b) / the rules need to be (c) / enforced more strictly (d) / No error (e)

9. Each cigarette which (a) / a person smokes (b) / does some (c) / harm to him (d) / No error (e)

10. While luminaries of the dance world (a) / have no dearth of opportunities to display their art (b) / upcoming dancers suffer from (c) / an unfortunate lack of exposure (d) / No error (e)

Answer Key With Explanations:

1. (c) The adjective ‘thorough’ should be used, not the adverb ‘thoroughly’.

2. (a) The adv. ‘carefully’ should be used, to modify the verb ‘knits’.

3. (d) The adjective ‘fast’ needs to be used and not a comparative form of the word which is incorrect here as no comparison is implied.

4. (b) ‘Neatly’ and ‘carefully’ (adv) are to be used, to modify verb ‘working’.

5. (b) ‘Badly’ (adv) should be used.

6. (e) No error.

7. (e) No error.

8. (a) ‘As’ should replace ‘like’. ‘As’ here means ‘in the manner’. It is used as an adverb here.

9. (a) ‘Every’ would be the correct determiner have as in this context it would mean ‘each one of the class specified without exception’.

10. (e) No error.