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May 01, 2014

Error Spotting in English Grammar : Practice Questions with Answers - Set 2

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Friends, here is our second exercise of Spotting Errors in English Sentences with detailed answers. You can read the first exercise from here. Check each sentence and find out whether there is any grammatical 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', i.e., No error. You can latter click on the "Show Answer" tab to check the error with detailed explanation. Happy Reading :)


Note : Ignore the errors of punctuation, if any


Ramesh did not like (1)/ leaving his old parents alone in the house (2)/ but he had no alternative (3)/ as he has to go out to work. (4)/ No error. (5)




I was being astonished (1)/ when I heard that (2)/ he had left the country (3)/ without informing anyone of us. (4)/ No error. (5)





I would have lost (1)/ my luggage and other belongings (2)/ If I would have left the (3)/ compartment and gone out to fetch drinking water. (4)/ No error. (5)





All of you will agree with me (1)/ that no problem faced by our (2)/ society is as grave and intractable (3)/ as this problem is. (4)/ No error. (5)




The committee is thankful to (1) Shri Desai for preparing not only the main report (2)/ but also for preparing (3)/ the agenda notes and minutes. (4)/ No error. (5)




No country can long endure (1)/ if its foundations (2)/ were not laid deep (3)/ in the material prosperity. (4)/ No error. (5)




Mahatma Gandhi did not solve (1)/ all the problems of the future (2)/ but he did solve (3)/ problems of his own age. (4)/ No error. (5)




We now look forward for (1)/ some great achievements (2)/ which to some extent (3)/ can restore the country's prestige once again. (4)/ No error. (5)





While Mahendra was away (1)/ on a long official tour (2)/ his office receive an important letter (3)/ which was marked 'Urgent'.(4)/ No error. (5)





We will pack not only (1)/ the material properly (2)/ but will also deliver it(3)/ to your valued customers. (4) / No error. (5)




We cannot handle (1)/ this complicated case today (2)/ unless full details are not given (3)/ to us by now. (4)/ No error. (5)




According to one survey, (1)/ only those forests which were (2)/ not under village management (3)/ succumbed from fires recently. (4)/ No error. (5)


Our school is making (1)/ every possible effort (2)/ to provide best facilities (3)/ and personal attention for each child. (4)/ No error. (5)





We have done everything (1)/ that could be done (2)/ to avert the storm (3)/ which is now coming on. (4)/ No error. (5)





Jayesh loved his Guru immensely (1)/ and gave him full loyalty, (2)/ yet he had his own (3)/ independent way of thinking. (4)/ No error. (5)




The principal of equal justice (1)/ for all is one of (2)/ the cornerstones of our (3)/ democratic way of life. (4)/ No error. (5)




The trust has succeeded (1)/ admirably in raising (2)/ money for (3)/ its future programmes. (4)/ No error. (5)




Honesty, integrity and being intelligent (1)/ are the qualities which (2)/ we look for when (3)/ we interview applicants. (4)/ No error. (5)





In order to save petrol, (1)/ motorists must have to (2)/ be very cautious (3)/ while driving along the highways (4)/ No error. (5)




If the by-stander had not been (1)/ familiar with first-aid techniques, (2)/ the driver which had met (3)/ with the accident would have died. (4)/ No error. (5)
 

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16 comments:

  1. sameer shrivastavaMay 1, 2014 at 1:01 PM

    mam i think in first sentence third one is also wrong it should be he has no alternative...if i am wrong correct me.......

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  2. Sir,

    Clearly give us exact examples for Not only.......... But also question its confusing lots. Can you explain each types in that with some examples. In some question Subject is coming first in other question Adjective/Noun is coming first.

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    1. Working on them friend. We will try to post an article on Not only .... But also soon..

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  3. mam i heared somewhere that ibps will not conduct recruitment this year...is it true

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    1. No its not true. You will get new notification of IBPS CWE IV by July End.

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  4. mam plz tell how to increase speed in maths..i'll take lot of time to solve di question due to lond calculation

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    1. Working on an article which explains you abut the time management in Data Interpretation friend. Possibly you will get that by tomorrow's evening.

      You can refer to Speed Math shortcut techniques from here

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  5. sectional cut off is there in post exam like ibps or not
    plz let me know

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  6. dear shruti mam...when will second waiting list of ibps clerk be displayed?

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  7. mam please reply......actually i m having only 0.4 marks difference and belonging to general catagory...from maharashtra state....should i leave the hope?actually i m belonging to very poor family.....

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    1. Don't worry frnd... U will get it surely... Don't lose ur hope

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  8. Mam can you plz provid SBI Po previous paper in hindi. Thanks

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  9. level of difficulties will be same as above given ,

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  10. which is the largest man made lake in india ?any one please reply ......

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