Spotting Errors Questions - 1

Directions (Q 1 to Q 40): Read each sentence carefully and find out error, choose the answer accordingly. If there is no error, choose the choice number 5.
  • Taking advantage of weak center
  • many provincial governors
  • and local chieftains begin proclaiming
  • themself independent one after another
  • No Error
Explanation   

Replace begin with “began”

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  • Saina Nehwal and Parupalli Kashyap
  • crashed out
  • the world Badminton championships
  • at Guangzhou, China.
  • No Error
Explanation   

Replace “at” with “in” ex: I live in Hyderabad at S.R.Nagar.

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  • The Medical Council of India approved
  • creation of 1000 additional MBBS seats
  • in several Medical Colleges
  • over the country.
  • No Error
Explanation   

Replace “over” with “across”

We use over when one thing covers / crosses / more than another.

Ex: in 60 minutes minute hand of a clock gains 55 minute spaces over hour hand.

Across refers to sides or surface or plain land Ex. The dog ran across the road.

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  • The Constitution of India guaranteed
  • justice, liberty and equality
  • to all citizen of India
  • irrespective of their caste, religion, place of birth
  • No Error
Explanation   

Replace “guaranteed” with “guarantees”

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  • Gram Sabha has power and authority
  • of planning and budgeting monitoring
  • over implementation
  • Control over Community Resources with focus on Including women
  • No Error
Explanation   

Replace “of” with “in”

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  • Long ago a wise, wealthy merchant
  • lived in Ayodhya.
  • He take cart loads of goods
  • to distant places.
  • No Error
Explanation   

Replace “take” with “took” - > past form of take

As this sentence is narrated a past event.

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  • Women is still facing violence
  • at home, work place and society
  • it can be reduced by sensitizing
  • community or imposing laws and Policies
  • No Error
Explanation   

Replace “is” with “are” as women is plural form of woman.

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  • According to the National Buildings Organization
  • mud housing Technology can stage
  • a comeback to resolve
  • the problem of housing shortage in rural area.
  • No Error
Explanation   

Replace “resolve” with “solve”

Resolve = a resolution is taken in a meeting, [Or] they resolved the issue among them self.

[Or] to come to

Solve = to clear up, to find an answer or a solution….etc.

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  • Wealth in India was
  • transferred to England
  • through various means,
  • during the East India Company’s Rule.
  • No Error
Explanation   

Replace ‘in” with “from”

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  • For the attainment of freedom
  • of the country several attempts were made
  • which may be treated as
  • Moderate, Nationalist and Revolutionary.
  • No Error
Explanation   

Replace “treated” with “termed”

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