January 06, 2017

Finding Errors #3 - English for India Post Payments Bank Exam

General English for IBPS, English, LIC, RBI, IPPB exams


Directions: Find out in which part of the sentence there is a grammatical error.

  1. He has a scheme (1)/ which he thinks is preferable (2)/ than that proposed (3)/ by the planning commission. (4)/ No error (5)
  2. The details (1)/ are the matters (2)/ for future (3)/ considerations. (4)/ No error (5)
  3. The rise and fall (1)/ of the British Empire (2)/ were (3)/ historical process. (4)/ No error (5)
  4. Information technology (1)/ as well as (2)/ management are (3)/ taught here. (4)/ No error (5)
  5. This is the only one (1)/ of his ideas (2)/ that have not found (3)/ favour with biologists. (4)/ No error (5)
  6. He has promised (1)/ to buy shares (2)/ in whatever company (3)/ you are interested. (4)/ No error (5)
  7. One has to reckon with paying (1)/ for supporting services (2)/ although it may not be apparent (3)/ from the glib sales talk of the bank personnel. (4)/ No error (5)
  8. There is a general perception in our society (1)/ that public administrators and business executives (2)/ sit in their air-conditioned chambers and quietly administer (3)/ the affairs of the states or business. (4)/ No error (5)
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  10. The greatest need (1)/ of the hour is (2)/ we must learn (3)/ to work together as a team. (4)/ No error (5)
  11. A virtuous man, (1)/ under all misfortune of life, (2)/ still finds an inward comfort (3)/ and satisfaction. (4)/ No error (5)

Answers

  1. 3 - to that proposed; Prefer should be followed by 'TO'
  2. 2 - matter; singular
  3. 3 - was; singular verb; British Empire is one
  4. 4 - being taught here; sentence is in present tense
  5. 3 - that has not found; referring to only one idea
  6. 3 - use WHICHEVER instead of whatever
  7. 5 - No error
  8. 4 - affairs of the state; not states
  9. 5 - No error
  10. 2 - all misfortunes; it should be plural

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