July 17, 2017

Spotting Errors #4 - English for IBPS, SBI, RBI, CSAT exams

Spotting Errors - English for IBPS PO, IBPS Clerk, IBPS RRB, SBI PO, SBI Clerk, RBI, CSAT, CAT, SSC exams


Directions (Q.1-10): Read each sentence to find out whether there is any grammatical or idiomatic error in it. The error, if any, will be in one part of the sentence. The number of that part is the answer. If there is ‘No error’, the answer is 5).

  1. The state governments(1) / should take strict action(2) / against cow vigilantes(3) / indulge in violence(4).
  2. Pakistan Army Chief is(1) / analysing the evidence(2)/ of Indian(3)/ national Kulbhushan Jadhav(4).
  3. Nexus of food safety(1) / officers, testing labs and hotels on checking on(2) / adulterated food came to the fore when the sleuths(3) / of Anti-Corruption Bureau arrested five persons(4).
  4. The state cannot take(1) / advantage of its own inaction(2) / and scuttle a probe(3) / of citing the delay as a reason(4).
  5. The Attorney General had(1) / argued against the court(2) / ordering an investigation(3) / at some specific stances(4).
  6. They are frustrated with(1) / the old same alibi(2) / trotted out(3) / by the police: political interference(4).
  7. The RNTCP guidelines on(1) / contact screening is(2) / heeded mostly / in the breach(4).
  8. This has impacted the(1) / very dynamics at popular(2) / support for the agitation,(3) / the strike now having entered its fifth week(4).
  9. Fresh in public memory is(1) / how many leaders played(2) / the Gorkhaland card(3) / for self-aggrandisement(4).
  10. That cannot be a(1) / reason for denying or putting(2) / of a formal criminal(3) / investigation as required in law(4).
  11. At stake is their credibility even as the(1) / common refrain of the rank and file is that(2) / they should not settle for autonomous bodies(3) / as was the case in the past(4).
  12. The GTA which has(1) / survived agitations(2) / now its inception,(3) / is now tottering(4).
  13. National Human Rights Commission is(1) / grossly understaffed inspite its increasing workload,(2) / many state governments show little respect(3) / for its guidelines and instructions(4).
  14. The argument bandied about(1) / among the movement's supporters is that neither(2) / lived up to the expectations raised in / the course of the respective campaigns(4).
  15. Such is the apparent irreconcilables in(1) / a region where the statehood issue seems set,(2) / atleast for sometime to come, to continue becoming(3) / the principal axis around which hill politics revolves(4).
English for IBPS, SBI, RBI, CSAT exams

Answers


  1. 4 - indulging in
  2. 3 - against Indian
  3. 1 - Nexus between
  4. 4 - by citing
  5. 4 - into some
  6. 2 - the same old alibi
  7. 2 - screening are
  8. 2 - dynamics of 
  9. 5 - No error
  10. 3 - off a formal
  11. 5 - No error
  12. 3 - since its inception
  13. 2 - despite its 
  14. 5 - No error
  15. 1 - Such are 

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