Spotting Errors For SBI PO : Set – 47

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. Each participant are (a) / expected to be present (b) / at least an hour(c) / before the competition (d) / No error (e)

2. The king praised (a) / the minister and (b) / rewarded him with (b) / a thousand gold coins (d) / No error (e)

3. She had requested (a) / me to looked after (b) / her garden while (c) / she was away (d) / No error (e)

4. The farmer was (a) / in need of money (b) / so he went (c) / at the money-lender (d) / No error (e)

5. In present the (a) / prices of food grains (b) / are high all (c) / over the world (d) / No error (e)

6. Majority of the banks (a) / today use technology (b) / to reach out of those (c) / living in rural areas (d) / No error (e)

7. I will give (a) / you the advance (b) / if you repay it as (c) / soon as possibly (d) / No error (e)

8. Though he is very (a) / wealthy and powerful (b) / he has any (c) / concern for the poor (d) / No error (e)

9. Mala has the (a) / ability to handle (b) / many tasks at (c) / the same times (d) / No error (e)

10. Many top executives (a) / of the bank attends (b) / the inauguration of the (c) / branch last week (d) / No error (e)

Answer Key With Explanations:

1. (a) Use ‘is’ in place of ‘are’, as ‘each’ is followed by a Singular Helping Verb.

2. (d) Remove ‘a’

3. (b) Use ‘look after’ in place of ‘looked after’

4. (d) Use ‘to the money-lender’ in place of ‘at the money-lender’

5. (a) Use ‘At present’ in place of ‘In present’

6. (c) Use ‘to those’ in place of ‘of those’

7. (d) Use ‘early as possible’ in place of ‘soon as possible’

8. (c) Use ‘no’ in place of ‘any’

9. (d) Use ‘one time’ in place of ‘the same time’

10. (b) Use ‘attended’ in place of ‘attends’