November 02, 2017

Spotting Errors - General English for IBPS PO & Clerk, RBI exams #22

Spotting Errors - General English for IBPS PO, IBPS Clerk, IBPS RRB, SBI PO, SBI Clerk, LIC, RBI Grade B, RBI Assistant, SSC & UPSC exams

Spotting Errors - General English for IBPS PO, IBPS Clerk, IBPS RRB, SBI PO, SBI Clerk, LIC, RBI Grade B, RBI Assistant, SSC & UPSC exams


Read the 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 sentence. Mark that part with error as your answer. If the sentence is correct as it is mark ‘No error’ as your answer. (Ignore errors of punctuation if any)

1. The student was as (1)/ very poor that, he (2)/ could not even afford (3)/ to buy food for himself. (4)/ No error (5)

  1. The student was as
  2. very poor that, he
  3. could not even afford
  4. to buy food for himself
  5. No error


2. The young prince (1)/ listened to (2)/ his mother, and obeyed (3)/ her at some time. (4)/ No error (5)

  1. The young prince
  2. listened to
  3. his mother, and obeyed
  4. her at some time
  5. No error


3. Once there was (1)/ a King whose only (2)/ son went out (3)/ to hunt every day. (4)/ No error (5)

  1. Once there was
  2. a King whose only
  3. son went out
  4. to hunt every day
  5. No error


4. To the man of the world (1)/ there is no greater pleasure(2)/ than to pay his debts, for by doing so (3)/ he increase his credit. (4)/ No error (5)

  1. To the man of the world
  2. there is no greater pleasure
  3. than to pay his debts, for by doing so
  4. he increase his credit
  5. No error


5. No sooner had (1)/ she eaten it (2)/ then the neighbour’s (3)/ daughter fell ill (4) No error (5)

  1. No sooner had
  2. she eaten it
  3. then the neighbour’s
  4. daughter fell ill
  5. No error

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