SBI PO Prelims 2017: Error Correction Quiz – Set 5

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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).
1. In spite (a)/ you should (b)/ diligently fill the(c)/
form yourself (d)/ No error (e).
2. For a long time (a)/I 
searching (b)/for methods that would(c)/ really help farmers (d)/ No
error (e).
3. A life insurance policy offers (a) /financial security to
a family(b)/ when the breadwinner passes away,(c)/ especially when the death is
untimely.(d)/ No error.
4. From this analysis, (a)/ the financial planner will
determine (b)/ to what degree and in what time the personal goals (c)/can be
accomplished (d)/No error (e).
5. Many lives were (a)/ lost in Nepal and India (b)/ in the
(c)/recent earthquake (d)/No error (e).

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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).
6. Djokovic have six victories
(a)/this year, two in Grand Slam (b)/ events at (c)/the
Australian and French opens.(d)/ No error (e).
7. When pigs cry (a)/ she will
(b)/ tidy up(c)/ her room (d)/ No error (e).
8. I wanted to intervene
when (a)/they were yelling on each other, (b)/ but that would have
(c)/just added fuel to the fire.(d)/ No error (e).
9. The second issue of Zap
(a)/ appeared in June of contributions (b)/from Wilson (c) /and
poster artists Victor Moscoso and Rick Griffin (d)/No error (e).
10. The Union Finance Minstry
(a)/ of India (b)/ comprises of (c)/five departments (d)/No
error (e).

Answers & Solutions – Tap to show
1. (a) ’ Instead’ in place of ‘In spite’.
2. (b) ‘Searched’ in place of ‘searching’.
3. (c) ’For’ in place of ‘to” Since, all the members are
4. (b)’ Can’ in place of ‘will’.
5. (e).
6. (a) ‘Has six’ in place of ‘have six’.
7. (b)’Pigs fly’ in place of ‘pigs cry’. When pigs fly is an
idiom indicating an impossible event.
8. (b) ’Yelling at each other’ in place of ‘yelling on each
9. (b)’June with contributions’ in place of ‘June of

10. (a) ‘Ministry’ in place of ‘minstry’.

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