English Quiz for Bank Exams 2016-17 – 9 – Error Correction

Hello and welcome to exampundit . Here is a set of English Quiz based on Error Correction.

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 option of that part is the answer. If there is ‘No error’, the answer is (e). (Ignore errors of punctuation, if any).
1. (a) I looked my relatives / (b) at the guest house, / (c) but they arrived at the marriage party / (d) before noon and left on the car before I arrived. / (e) No error.
2. (a) It has led to students participating in the seminar, / (b) a presentation and counseling by our students of disability / (c) an international conference, exchange of e–lectures, / (d) and plans for a hockey camp. / (e) No error.
3. (a) Once they reach my company / (b) they can view the company details / (c) and the cluster details / (d) where the company actually existed. / (e) No error.
4. (a) It is an effort to providing a market linkage / (b) to these management trainees so that buyers and exporters / (c) can get in touch with them / (d) directly for sending enquiries for the products. / (e) No error.
5. (a) There was no money / (b) in the purse / (c) nor did I had ATM to go / (d) to the Metro station. /(e) No error.


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Direction (6-10) : Which of the phrases (a), (b), (c) and (d) given below should replace the phrase given in bold in the following sentence to make the sentence grammatically correct ? If the sentence is correct as it is and no correction is required, mark (e) as the answer:
6. My daughter is not sure if there are vacancies in her company, but she will ask around the office.
(a) Will ask in the office. 
(b) Can confirm it. 
(c) Would call around the office.
(d) Will ask the colleagues out. 
(e) No error.
7. Ridhi and Sidhi do not have enough money for a treat so all of us need to come down as well.
(a) Need to cheer up as well. 
(b) Need to come apart as well.
 (c) Need to cut into the treat. 
(d) Need to chip in as well. 
(e) No error.
8. She was a good dancer, but she was hold on from succeeding by her husband, who wanted her to manage home instead.
(a) Was held back 
(b) Will keep on 
(c) Was hanged up 
(d) Was holding back 
(e) No error.
9. My brother–in–law is planning a sleep off in Shimla on his anniversary.
(a) Planning a show off 
(b) Going to set over 
(c) Planning a sleep over 
(d) Planning to set up
(e) No error.
10. Kishan sends the wrong file this time; we will have to dare it over.
(a) Have to cut it off. 
(b) Have to dress up. 
(c) Have to dispose it. 
(d) Have to do it over. 
(e) No error.


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