SBI PO Prelims 2017: Error Correction and Cloze Test – Set 10


Hello and welcome to exampundit. Here is a set of English Quiz for SBI PO Prelims on error and cloze test.

Directions (Q.1-5): Read
the each sentence to find out whether there is any grammatical or idiomatic
error in it. The error, if any, will be in one part of the sentence. Mark your
answers as A, B, C, D or E. Ignore errors of punctuation, if any.
1. Chinese
mobile brands might have taken/ the Indian market by storm, but if there are
two companies/ from the far East that have stood on ground, primarily on the
basis of/ their device’s build quality and performance, they are Asus and HTC.
(a) Chinese
mobile brands might have taken
(b) the Indian
market by storm, but if there are two companies
(c) from the far
east that have stood on ground, primarily on the basis of
(d) their
device’s build quality and performance, they are Asus and HTC
(e) no error
2. Mostly used
by the salaried person, /the service is offered for free /for the first year
and the nominal/ fee is leived thereafter.
(a) mostly used
by the salaried person,
(b) the service
is offered for free
(c) for the
first year and the nominal
(d) fee is
leived thereafter
(e) no error
3. If you are
looking on /the most authentic source of /filing your returns, then Income Tax
eFilling/ should be your ideal choice.
(a)If you are
looking on
(b) the most
authentic source of
(c) filling your
returns, then Income Tax eFilling
(d) should be
your ideal choice
(e) no error
4. The embryos
created in/ the labs are later transplanted/ in surrogate cows to produce/ high
pedigree cattle.
(a) the embryos
created in
(b) the labs are
later transplanted
(c) in surrogate
cows to produce
(d) high
pedigree cattle
(e) no error
5. An increase
in private /spending will pull up/ demand for consumer/ durables and
automobiles.
(a) an increase
in private
(b) spending
will pull up
(c) demand for
consumer
(d) durables and
automobiles
(e) No error

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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 have
been suggested, one of which fits the blank appropriately. Find out the
appropriate word in each case.
The supreme
court verdict holding coal block allocations made since 1993 illegal ____(6) a
long known, but little acknowledged malaise ______(7) the administration:
cronyism often overshadowing merit, and systems and processes being undermined
by power and influence. The sweeping nature of the finding that allocation of
coal blocks through the government _______(8) route as well as through a
non-statutory screening committee suffered from arbitrariness is a fierce
indictment of successive governments, rendering it difficult to  ________(9) blame on any particular party or
regime. Rather, as the judgment points out, the approach was adhoc and casual.
There was no fair and transparent procedure, and this resulted in unfair
distribution of national wealth. The judgment, in essence, sticks to the
constitutional norms the supreme court has been applying ______(10) the time it
cancelled 122 telecom licenses in 2012 based on the finding that illegal
allocations of 2G spectrum had been made.
6.
(a)backs
(b)buys
(c)explains
(d)contradicts
(e)confirms
7.
(a)diffusing
(b)pervading
(c)imparting
(d)taking out
(e)penetrating
8.
(a)dispensation
(b)quota
(c)share
(d)allocation
(e)consignment
9.
(a)allocate
(b)allot
(c)dispense
(d)apportion
(e)withhold
10.
 (a)since
(b)by
(c)for
(d)on
(e)at

Answers & Solutions:
1.c – Replace ‘on’ with ’their’
2.d – ‘levied’ instead of ‘leived’
3.a – Replace ‘on’ with ‘for’
4.c – Replace ‘in’ with ‘into’
5.b – ‘push up’ instead of ‘pull up’
6.e
7.b
8.a
9.d
10.a

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