Hello Aspirants. Welcome to Online English Section Quiz in Governmentadda.com. Here we are creating question sample in Spotting Errors Section, which is common for all the IBPS/SBI/RRB/LIC/SSC CGL/LDC exam and other competitive exams.
He asked her that (a)/ whether she knew (b)/ what had happened last week when she was on leave. (c)/ No error (d)
(a) Delete ‗that‘. That is not used after asked such sentences
Until you do not go to the station (a)/ to receive him (a)/ I can hardly feel at ease. (c)/ No error (d)/
(a) Delete ‗do not‘. Do not is not used with until.
I did not know where they were going (a)/ nor could I understand (b)/ why had they left so soon. (c)/ No error (d)
(c) Replace ‗why had they‘ with ‗why they had‘
The distinguished visitor said that he had great pleasure to be with us for some time (a)/ and that the pleasure was all the greater (b)/ because his visit afforded him an opportunity to study the working of an institution of such eminence as ours. (c)/ No error (d)
(c) Add ‗that of‘ before ‗ours‘
Please convey (a)/ my best wishes (b)/ back to your parents. (c)/ No error (d)
(c) Remove back
The call of the seas (a)/ have always (b)/ found an echo in me. (c)/ No error (d)
(b) Use ‗has‘ in place of ‗have‘
Hardly, I had left home for Mumbai (a)/ when my son who is settled in Kolkata arrived (b)/ without any prior information. (c)/ No error (d)
(a) Replace ‗hardly I had with ‗hardly had I‘
Now, it can be easily said (a)/ that the population of this city is greater (b)/ than any other city in India. (c)/ No error (d)
(c) Add ‗that of‘ after than.
It is difficult to explain (a)/ why did Rajagopalachari resigned (b)/ from the Congress in 1940. (c)/ No error (d)
(b) Write ‗resign‘ in place of ‗resigned‘
The boss reminded them of the old saying (a)/ that honesty was the best policy (b)/ and told them that they had better be honest in their work. (c)/ No error (d)
(b) Write ‗is‘ in place of ‗was‘