SBI PO Prelims 2017: Error Correction & Cloze Test – Set 18




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Directions (Q. 1-5):
Read each sentence to find out whether there is any error in it. The error, if
any, will be in one part of the sentence. The number of that part is the
answer. If there is no error, the answer is 5). (Ignore the errors of
punctuation, if any.)
1. 1) Any material change in the status /2) of a borrower
has to be /3) communicated to the credit information company /4) into a
specified time period. /5) No error
2. 1) Given the instances for /2) misuse of personal
information /3) it is critical that /4) borrowers’ data are adequately
protected. /5) No error
3. 1) Islam does recognise the /2) necessity for divorce in
cases where /3) marital relations have been much poisoned /4) that peaceful
domestic life is impossible. /5) No error
4. 1) To meet the competition in /2) IT-enabled services /3)
India needs to /4) improve its physical infrastructure. /5) No error
5. 1) If China can become /2) the world’s manufacturing hub
/3) and extract know-how benefits /4) India can surely do. /5) No error
Directions (Q. 6-10):
In the following passage there are blanks, each of which has been numbered.
These numbers are printed below the passage and against each, five words are
suggested, one ol which fife the blank appropriately. Find out the appropriate
word in each case.
One of the more marked test of
character is the manner in which we ______(6) ourselves towards others, a
graceful behaviour, towards superiors, inferiors, and ______(7) is constant
source of pleasure. It pleases others because it indicates ______(8) for their
personality, but it gives tenfold more ______(9) to ourselves. Every man may,
to large extent be a self educator in good ______(10) as in every else, he can
be civil and kind if he thinks he has not a penny in his purse.
6. 1) conduct 2) manage 3) nature 4) present 5) dispose
7. 1) equals 2) juniors 3) seniors 4) superiors 5) priors
8. 1) happiness 2) honour 3) regard 4) respect 5) influence
9. 1) force 2) requirement 3) pleasure 4) dedication 5)
loudness

10. 1) status 2) behaviour 3) character 4) career 5)
condition

Answers:

1. 4; Replace ‘into’ with ‘in’.
2. 1; Replace ‘for’ with ‘of’.
3. 3; Replace ‘much’ with ‘so’.
4. 5
5. 4; Add ‘so’ after do.
6. 1
7. 1
8. 4
9. 3
10. 2

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