Spotting Errors For SBI PO : Set – 43

    Read each sentence to find out whether there is any grammatical mistake/error in it. The error, if any, will be in one part of the sentence. Mark the number of the part with error as your answer. If you do not find any error in the sentence, select ‘No error’ as your answer. (Ignore errors of punctuation, if any)

1. The rate of interest (a) / offered by banks to (b) / customers who had saving bank accounts (c) / was decided by RBI early (d) / No error (e)

2. To provide more such facility (a) / to its workers, the company (b) / is planning to build (c) / schools and parks in the township (d) / No error (e)

3. Every year this IT company (a) / conducts training programmes (b) / for employees so that (c) / they learn new skills (d) / No error (e)

4. According to newspaper reports (a) / there is more internet users (b) / in small towns (c) / than in metros (d) / No error (e)

5. The Government has asked individuals (a) / with income of over 10 lakhs to (b) / electronic file tax returns for the year 2011-12 (c) / something which was optional till last year (d) / No error (e)

6. The power tariff has already (a) / been increased twice in (b) / the last 15 months and the Electricity Board had also (c) / levied additional monthly charges to consumers (d) / No error (e)

7. Despite of curfew (a) / in some areas minor (b) / communal incidents were reported (c) / from different areas of the walled city (d) / No error (e)

8. This comes (a) / at a time (b) / when fund allocation (c) / is been doubled (d) / No error (e)

9. As the prison will get (a) / an official telephone facility soon, the prisoners (b) / won’t have to make calls in discreet manner (c) / through smuggled mobile phones (d) / No error (e)

10. The area was plunged into (a) / darkness mid a wave of (b) / cheering and shouting (c) / slogans like ‘Save The Earth’ (d) / No error (e)

Answer Key With Explanations:

1. (d) Use ‘earlier’ in place of ‘early’

2. (a) Use ‘facilities’ in place of ‘facility’

3. (e) No error

4. (b) Use ‘are’ in place of ‘is’

5. (c) Use ‘electronically’ in place of ‘electronic’

6. (d) Use ‘on’ in place of ‘to’. The correct preposition after ‘levied’ is ‘on’

7. (a) Remove ‘to’. Despite is not followed by ‘to’

8. (d) Use ‘has’ in place of ‘is’

9. (e) No error

10. (b) Use ‘amid’ in place of ‘mid’