SBI PO 2018: English Quiz for Prelims – 3

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[Directions: 1-5]: Read each sentence to find out whether there is any error in the underlined parts. The error can be grammatical/spelling/phrase not appropriate in the given sentence. Mark the part with the error and if there is no error, mark (e).

  1. She was mad that he broke (a)/ her vase, but it (b)/was an accident, and (c)/ there’s no use crying on spilt milk anyway, so she forgave him (d)/No error (e).
Answer & Solutions

Option: D

Explanation: ’ Crying over spilt milk’ in place of ‘crying on spilt milk’.

 

  1. Construction of the main stadium (a)/ has been delayed (b)/and the original logo for the games(c)/ had to be scrapped after plagiarism accusations (d)/ No error (e).
Answer & Solutions

Option: E

Explanation: No Error.

 

  1. Note thatregardless ofyour industry, (a)/ while talking in a casual tone, (b)/ professionalism (c)/ is expected (d)/ No error (e).

 

Answer & Solutions

Option: B

Explanation: ‘When talking’ in place of ‘while talking’.

 

  1. An investor whom(a)/ has some money has (b)/two options: to spend it right (c)/ now or to save it (d)/No error (e)
Answer & Solutions

Option: A

Explanation: ’Who’ in place of ‘whom’.

 

  1. Spreadsheets commonly(a)/ offer (b) /functions to compute (c)/ present value (d)/ No error (e).
Answer & Solutions

Option: E

Explanation: No error.

 

[Directions 6-10]: 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. Gita was trying for admission (a)/ in the engineering college (b)/even though her parents wanted (c)/her to take up medicine (d)/No error (e).
Answer & Solutions

Option: C

Explanation: ‘Had wanted’ in place of ‘wanted’.

  1. There is no other book (a)/ in Hindi language (b)/ which is as interesting (c)/ as this (d)/No error (e).
Answer & Solutions

Option: A

Explanation: ‘No other book ’in place of ‘no book’.

  1. Even after working in the office (a)/ for several years (b)/ Ramesh had (c)/ hardly mastered any job at all (d)/ No error(e)
Answer & Solutions

Option: A

Explanation: ‘After having worked’ in place of ‘after working’.

  1. Ravi persuaded (a)/ his wife (b)/ to go with him (c)/ on the trip (d)/ No error (e).
Answer & Solutions

Option: C

Explanation: ‘To come’ in place of ‘to go’.

  1. Abdul was leading (a)/ a happy and leisurely life (b)/ after his retirement (c)/from service (d)/ No error (e).
Answer & Solutions

Option: A

Explanation: ‘Was living’ in place of ‘was leading’. Living is appropriate here.

 

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