December 22, 2016

Finding Errors #2 - English for IBPS PO & Clerk exams

Correction of Sentences for IBPS, SBI, RBI, LICexams

Directions: Read each sentence to find out whether there is any grammatical error or idiomatic error in it. The error if any will be in one part of the sentences. The number of that part is the answer. If there is no error the answer is 5.

Questions

  1. The government has asked individuals (1)/ with the income of over Rs.10 lakhs to (2)/ electronic file tax returns for the year 2011-12, (3)/ something which was optional till last year.(4)/ No error (5)
  2. The power tariff has already (1)/ been increased twice in (2)/ the last 15 months and the electricity board had also (3)/ levied additional monthly charges to customers. (4)/ No error (5)
  3. Despite of curfew (1)/ in some areas, minor (2), communal incidents were reported (3)/ from different areas of the walled city. (4)/ No error (5)
  4. This comes (1)/ at a time (2)/ when fund allocation (3)/ is been doubled. (4)/ No error (5)
  5. As the prison will get (1)/ an official telephone facility soon, the prisoners (2)/ won't have to make calls in discreet manner (3)/ through smuggled mobile phones. (4)/ No error (5)
  6. The area was plunged into (1)/ darkness mid a wave of (2)/ cheering and shouting (3)/ slogans like 'Save the Earth'.(4)/ No error (5)
  7. The poll contestants approached (1)/ the commission complaining that the hoardings (2)/ violated the code of conduct (3)/ and influenced public perception. (4)/ No error (5)
  8. The country has (1)/ adequate laws but problems (2)/ arise when these are not (3)/ implemented in letter or spirit. (4)/ No error (5)
  9. The management feels that (1)/ the employees of the organisation are (2)/ non-product, and do not want (3)/ to work hard. (4)/ No error (5)
  10. As far the issue of land encroachment (1)/ in villages is concerned, people will (2)/ have to make a start from their villages by (3)/ sensitising and educating the villagers about this issue. (4)/ No error (5)
  11. Correction of sentences - English for IBPS PO & Clerk, SBI PO & Clerk, RBI Assistant, LIC AAO and other exams

Answers

  1. 3 - electronically file tax returns
  2. 4 - charges on customers (levy should accompany on)
  3. 1 - Despite  of  (of should not follow despite, but of follows in spite like in in spite of)
  4. 4 - has been doubles
  5. 1 -  As  the prison will get
  6. 2 - amid wave of
  7. 5
  8. 4 - letter and spirit (letter and spirit is an idiom)
  9. 3 - unproductive instead of non-productive
  10. 1 - as far as the issue

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