English Quiz – Error Correction – 35

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Directions (Q. 1-10): 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 number of that part is the answer. If there is no error, the answer is 5). (Ignore errors of punctuation, if any.)

1. Despite the merger, 1)/ the airline has reported 2)/ sizeable losses and is unable 3)/to pay their employees. 4)/ No error 5)

Answer & Solutions

Option: 4

Explanation: Replace ‘their’ with ‘its’ as it is used for ‘airline’, which is singular.

 

2. We have recently began 1)/ the process of recruiting 2)/insurance agents for 3)/ our North-Eastern branches. 4)/ No error 5)

Answer & Solutions

Option: 1

Explanation: Replace ‘began’ with ‘begun’ as the 3rd form of verb is used in present perfect tense.

 

3. The company’s decision to issue 1)/ bonus shares clearly indicates 2)/ the management’s confident 3)/ about the future. 4)/ No error 5)

Answer & Solutions

Option: 3

Explanation: Replace ‘confident’ with ‘confidence’.

 

4. Inspite that organisations are aware 1)/ of the importance of IT 2)/ they often do not know 3)/ how to deploy it effectively. 4)/ No error 5)

Answer & Solutions

Option: 1

Explanation: Replace ‘Inspite’ with ‘Despite the fact’.

 

5. Keeping in mind that India 1)/ is one of the world’s fastest 2)/growing economies many international 3)/ companies are invested in India. 4)/ No error 5)

Answer & Solutions

Option: 4

Explanation: Replace ‘invested’ with ‘investing’.

 

6. Although interlinking of rivers will 1)/ help tackle drought, the government 2)/ has not paid much 3)/ attention to this project. 4) / No error 5)

Answer & Solutions

Option: 5

Explanation: No error

 

7. The rise in prices of food items is 1)/ likely the cause of inflation 2)/ to exceed eight per cent 3)/ during the next quarter. 4) / No error 5)

Answer & Solutions

Option: 2

Explanation: Replace with ‘likely to cause inflation’.

 

8. Many people believe that 1)/ the nationalisation of banks in 2)/ the 1960s have protected India 3)/ from the current financial crisis. 4)/ No error 5)

Answer & Solutions

Option: 3

Explanation: Replace ‘have’ with ‘has’ as it is used for ‘nationalisation of banks’, which is singular.

 

9. RBI is in favour 1)/of amending currently 2)/ policies governing operations of 3)/ foreign banks in India. 4)/ No error 5)

Answer & Solutions

Option: 2

Explanation: Replace ‘currently’ with ‘current’.

 

10. These recently upgraded branch offices 1)/ have been fully computerised 2)/ and are connected to headquarters/ 3) to ensure proper monitoring. 4)/ No error 5)

Answer & Solutions

Option: 5

Explanation: No error

 

Regards

Team EP

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