Spotting Errors For SBI PO : Set – 49

 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. Reading newspaper will (a) / help you (b) / in understand banking (c) / and business concepts (d) / No error (e)

2. Government department should (a) share information with (b) / one another so that (c) / they records are up-to-date (d) / No error (e)

3. The bank will decide (a) / unless Ashok is (b) / eligible for a loan (c) / based on his monthly salary (d) / No error (e)

4. The power supplying in (a) / many states has been (b) / badly affected because (c) / of the shortage of coal (d) / No error (e)

5. The cost of constructing (a) / houses are increased (b) / because of the high (c) / price of cement (d) / No error (e)

6. According to the Twelfth (a) / Five Year Plan, India should (b) / invest one trillion dollars (c) / in infrastructure projects (d) / No error (e)

7. To increase the selling (a) / of products in rural areas (b) / the company will hire (c) / over five hundred trainees (d) / No error (e)

8. We have spent (a) / most of the profits (b) / that we earn (c) / last year on purchasing new computers. (d) / No error (e)

9. The government has (a) / promised to revise (b) / the pension scheme for bank (c) / staff since next year (d) / No error (e)

10. If a software company (a) / sends its employee abroad (b) / to work for a foreign client, they (c) / pays them a daily allowance (d) / No error (e)

Answer Key With Explanations:

1. (c) Use ‘In understanding’ in place of ‘in understand’

2. (d) Use ‘their records’ in place of ‘they records’

3. (b) Use ‘whether or not’ in place of ‘unless’

4. (a) Use ‘power supply’ in place of ‘power supplying’

5. (b) Use ‘has increased ‘, in place of ‘are increased’

6. (b) Use ‘would’ in place of ‘should’

7. (a) Use ‘the sale’ in place of ‘the selling’

8. (c) Use ‘we earned’ in place of ‘we earn’

9. (d) Use ‘from’ in place of ‘since’

10. (c) Use ‘it’ in place of ‘they’