SBI PO Prelims 2017: Error Correction Quiz – Set 4

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

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. The
fourth-seeded Canadian uses (a)/  the word repeatedly (b)/when answering
questions after (c)/his loss(d)/ No error (e)
2. The government
is preparing to (a)/ evacuate a large number of Indian worker (b)/facing
an uncertain future (c) /in Saudi Arabia following widespread  layoffs (d)/No error (e).
3. She continued selling
(a)/the antidote to (b)/the highest biders (c)/ inside Babylon
Towers (d)/ No error (e).
4. The abundance
of fish appearing
(a)/ at many locations along the coastal (b)/sea used
to be
a matter of delight (c)/ among the fishermen for many decades
(d)/No Error (e).
5. I only
(a) go to (b) the library (c)/once in a red moon (d)/No
error (e).
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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).
6. It is our duty
(a)/ to put off our shoes (b)/ before entering the shrine(c)/ No error (e).
7. My brother-in-
laws (a)/ who lives in Mumbai (b)/ have come to stay with us (c)/ No error (e).
8. I advised my
son (a)/ to engage two coolies instead of one (b)/ because the luggage was too
much heavy for a single coolie (d)/ No error (e).
9. No sooner did
the thief see the policeman (a)/ that he jumped over the wall (b)/ and ran
away(c)/ No error (e).
10. Raman was one
of those great sons of India (a)/ who has earned everlasting  fame (b)/for scientific researches(c)/ No

Answers & Solutions – Tap to show
1. (a) ‘Used’ in place of ‘uses’.
2. (b)’ a large number of Indian workers’ in place of ‘a large number of Indian worker’.
3. (c) ’Bidders’ in place of ‘biders’. The spelling is wrong in the sentence.
4. (e).
5. (d)’In a blue moon’ in place of ‘in a red moon’. Once in a blue moon is an idiom which means rarely.
6. (b) ‘Pull off’ in place of ‘put off’
7. (a) ‘Brother-in-law’ in place of ‘brother-in laws’.
8. (c) ‘Too heavy’ in place of ‘too much’.
9. (b) ‘Than’ in place of ‘that’
10. (b) ’Who have’ in place of who has’. Since, who is used for sons which is plural so have is used. 

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