English Quiz for Upcoming IBPS Bank Exams – Set 48 | Error Correction

Hello and welcome to exampundit. Here is a set of English Language Quiz for the upcoming IBPS Exams 2017.
Directions (Q. 1-5): In the following questions, a sentence has been given with some of its parts in bold. To make the sentence correct, you have to replace the bold part with the correct alternative given below. If the sentence is correct as it is, please give 5) as your answer (ie No correction required).
1. As Congress stood its ground, refusing to concede the opposition’s demand for the scalps of Prime Minister and two of his cabinet colleagues, the BJP scaled for its vociferous call for Mr Singh’s resignation.
1) scaled on
2) scaled down
3) scaled out
4) scaled in
5) No correction required
2. He took the party by surprise when he walked into its parliamentary party meeting and attacked the leadership for having being soft about the UPA government on the corruption issue.
1) having been soft about
2) being soft for
3) being soft about
4) being soft on
5) No correction required
3. With the Supreme Court giving the green signal, the first reactor of the Kudankulam Nuclear Power Project is thinking to go critical any time this month.
1) is likely to go
2) likes to go
3) thinks to go
4) imagining to go
5) No correction required
4. There was never a quo pro quid between dismantling of structures put up by the Indian army and the withdrawal by Chinese troops after three weeks of camping on a disputed plateau in eastern Ladakh.
1) pro quo quid
2) pro quid quo
3) quid pro quo
4) quo quid pro
5) No correction required
5. He said it also violated the guidelines of the UGC, as it is mandatory that changes in the course structure have to get its nod.
1) has to gets nod
2) has to get its not
3) have to receive its concession
4) have to follow its permission
5) No correction required


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Directions (Q. 6-10): 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.)
6.1) The country’s the biggest forged wheel factory / 2) will be set up in Rae Bareli, / 3) the parliamentary constituency of / 4) Congress president in UP. / 5) No error
7.1) All completed documents should be submitted / 2) along with an earnest money deposit / 3) by way of demand draft / 4) favourable to Principal Controller, Mumbai. / 5) No error
8.1) It is believed that one’s past karma / 2) is responsible for the situation / 3) in the present-birth, and/ 4) the way he lives here. / 5) No error
9.1) Family members of a patient roughed up / 2) employees at Max Hospital / 3) accusing them for medical negligence / 4) after he died after surgery. / 5) No error

10.1) On her voyage into space, / 2) Williams said she would carried with her / 3) a copy of the Upanishad and the Bhagvad Gita / 4) to reflect and read. / 5) No error


  1. 2
  2. 4
  3. 1
  4. 3
  5. 5
  6. 1; Replace ‘the biggest’ with ‘biggest’
  7. 4; Replace ‘favourable to’ with ‘in favour of’
  8. 4; Replace ‘he’ with ‘one’
  9. 3; Replace ‘for’ with ‘of’
  10. 2; Replace ‘carried’ with ‘carry’

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