Error Correction Quiz for SBI PO Prelims 2017 – Set 1


Hello and welcome to exampundit. Here is a set of English Quiz for SBI PO Prelims on Error Correction.


1. Answer the following questions in the comment box.

2. Do not give solutions unless you are asked to.

3. Solve it honestly.

4. Highest Scores will be featured.

5. Answers will be updated after 3pm today.

Read each sentence to find out whether there is any
grammatical mistake/error in it. The error, if any, will be in one part of the
sentence. Mark the number of that part with error as your answer. If there is
no error, mark (e).
1. The number of people (a)/ applying were so large (b)/
that the college had to (c)/ stop issuing application forms (d)/ No error (e).
2. ‘Yavanika’ is one (a)/ of the latest (b)/ addition to
good drama(c)/ which appeared in recent times (d)/ No error (e).
3. Children visiting the (a)/ park are amused (b)/ by the
monkeys(c) play in the cages (d)/No error (e).
4. The car flew off the road (a)/ And fell into the valley
(b)/ because Amit  (c)/ was driving
faster(d)/ No error (e).
5. In spite of the late hour (a)/ and the bad weather (b)/
Naveen decided to brave it out (c) / and drink at bar (d)/ No error (e).
6. The best (a)/ idea can (b)/ come from the (c)/ newest
persons (d)/ No error (e).
7. The Book Reader’s Club applauded (a)/ Mina and I (b)/ for
our contribution (c)/ in raising the funds (d) /No error (e).
8. The symptoms (a)/ of diabetes in the (b)/ early stages
are too(c)/ slight that people do not notice them (d)/ No error (e).
9. The reason why (a)/ she was selected (b)/ was(c)/ due to
her experience (d)/ No error (e).

10. I have (a)/ coach for (b)/ those with (c)/ hearing
problem (d)/ No error (e).


1. (b) ‘Was’ in place of ‘where’.
2. (c) ‘Additions’ in place of ‘addition’
3. (d) ‘Playing’ in 
place of ‘play’
4. (d) ‘Fast’ in place of ‘faster’
5. (a) ‘Despite’ in place of ‘in spite of’. Despite suits
the sentence more.
6. (d) ‘Person’ in place of persons’.
7. (b) ‘Me’ in place of ‘I’.
8. (c)  ‘So ‘in place
of ‘too’.
9. (a) ‘Why’ will not be used.

10. (b) ‘Coaches’ in place of ‘coach’

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