Friday, 6 November 2015

IBPS PO Clerk English Quiz - 4 : Expected Questions: Spotting Errors (IBPS PO, IBPS RRB and IBPS Clerk)

Directions (1-10): In the following questions, some of the sentence have errors and some have none. Find out which part of a sentence has an error. The number of that part is the answer. If there is no error, your answer is (d), i.e . , No error.

1) The interviewer asked the candidates (a)/ of what district (b)/ he came from. (c)/ No error (d)

2) The rulling party stood (a) for implementation of the bill (b)/ and was ready to stake their political existence. (c)/ No error (d)

3) Wherever they go (a)/ Indians easily adapt to (b)/ local circumstances. (c)/ No error (d)

4) He is (a)/ taller (b)/ than me. (c)/ No error (d)

5) My friends insisted (a)/ that I should see the movies (b)/ from beginning to the end. (c)/ No error (d)

6) We all (a)/ must respect (b)/ a honest person. (c)/ No error (d)

7) One of the most (a)/ widely spread bad habit (b)/ is the use of tobacco. (c)/ No error (d)

8) He says that (a)/ he has a car (b)/ besides a scooter. (c)/ No error (d)

9) I found it difficult (a)/ to remove the chewing gum that (b)/ stuck with my cap. (c)/ No error (d)

10) My answer (a) is different (b)/ than yours. (c)/ No error (d)

Solved English Quiz

Answer key
1.b               2.c               3.b               4.c               5.c
6.c               7.b               8.c               9.c               10.c

1) Replace `to what` by which.
2) Replace their by its because subject is singular.
3) adapt will be followed by themselves.
4) Here, replace me (objective case) by I (Nominative).
5) Use `the` before `beginning`
6) Replace a honest person by an honest person.
7) one of is followed by plural Noun / Pronoun. Hence, habits should be used.
8) replace beside a car by besides a car.
9) the word stick agrees with preposition `to`.
10) the correct usage is : different from others.

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