SBI Clerk 2018: English Quiz for Prelims – 27

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Following sentences have been divided into 4 parts A,B,C & D. In one of the part, there is an error. You need to find the parts which do not have any error. If the entire sentence is error free, mark (5).

1. Our conclusion is that (a)/ between Vinayak and (b)/ Lobo, Vinayak is (c)/ the most honest. (d)
(1) BCD
(2) ABC
(3) ACD
(4) ABD
(5) No error

Answer & Solutions

Option: 2

Explanation: Here there is a comparison between two persons, so it should be‘more honest’ in place of ‘most honest’.

 

2. The new project group (a)/ would first look into the tender conditions (b)/ of both basic and value-added (c)/ services before submit its bid. (d)
(1) ABC
(2) ABD
(3) ACD
(4) BCD
(5) No error

Answer & Solutions

Option: 1

Explanation: ‘Submit’ should be ‘submitting’.

3. I would have committed (a)/the same mistake of signing (b)/ the sale deed if my agent (c)/ would not have forewarned me. (d)
(1) ABC
(2) ACD
(3) ABD
(4) BCD
(5) No error

Answer & Solutions

Option: 1

Explanation: Replace ‘would not have’ with ‘had not’.

4. The team leaders encourages (a)/ the participants who have (b)/ difficulty in performing (c)/ the assigned task. (d)
(1) ACD
(2) ABD
(3) ABC
(4) BCD
(5) No error

Answer & Solutions

Option: 4

Explanation: ‘team leaders encourages’ should be replaced by ‘team leaders encourage’ or ‘team leader encourages’.

5. We are happy that (a)/ our prime minister (b)/ with the members (c)/ of his cabinet are to be present at the function. (d)
(1) BCD
(2) ABD
(3) ACD
(4) ABC
(5) No error

Answer & Solutions

Option: 4

Explanation: Replace ‘are’ with ‘is’ because the subject (prime minister) is singular here.

 

6. Neither the size nor the colour (a)/ of clothes which (b)/ I purchased for him (c)/ yesterday were right. (d)
(1) ABC
(2) ABD
(3) BCD
(4) ACD
(5) No error

Answer & Solutions

Option: 1

Explanation: Replace ‘were’ with ‘was’.

7. I heard to my surprise (a)/ that the present (b)/ I send him was not (c)/ to his taste. (d)
(1) ACD
(2) ABC
(3) BCD
(4) ABD
(5) No error

Answer & Solutions

Option: 4

Explanation: It should be ‘the present I sent for him’.

 

8. Let us refer (a)/ this matter to the principal. (b)/ We shall abide (c)/ with his decision. (d)
(1) ABD
(2) ABC
(3) ACD
(4) BCD
(5) No error

Answer & Solutions

Option: 2

Explanation: It should be by his decision.

9. If I would have come (a)/ a little earlier, I would have (b)/got a glimpse (c)/ of my beloved leader. (d)
(1) ABD
(2) BCD
(3) ABC
(4) ACD
(5) No error

Answer & Solutions

Option: 2

Explanation: The sentence should begin as, ‘if 1 had come …’

 

10. Whey you buy something (a)/ on the instalment system(b)/ you are not required to pay (c)/ the whole price at once.(d)
(1) BCD
(2) ABC
(3) ACD
(4) ABD
(5) No error

Answer & Solutions

Option: 2

Explanation: Replace ‘at once’ with ‘at the beginning’

 

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