Spotting Errors in English Sentences IBPS Clerk Set 3

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Spotting Errors English Sentences IBPS Clerk - English spotting error plays a very important role in English language and they are equally important for competitive exam aspirants of many like IBPS Clerk  MAINS PRE 2017.

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Spotting Errors English Sentences IBPS Clerk

1. Many a man (A) / have (B) / been working (C) / under me (D). No error
2. Cattles (A) / were grazing (B) / in the meadows (C) / near our farm (D). No error
3. I told him (A) / the story (B) / in details (C) / to make him understand it fully (D). No error
4. I have (A) / two sister-in-laws (B) / whose husbands (C) / are all well settled in Delhi (D). No error
5. Many a person (A) / have lost (B) / their life (C) / and property in the riots (D). No error
6. As he stood (A) / below the shower (B) / the sharp jets of (C) / ice cold water revived his spirit (D). No error
7. The man (A) / who I have (B) / often mentioned is one whose friendship (C) / I could wish to acquire, because he is a respectable man (D). No error
8. In my youth (A) / I used to (B) / visit (C) / Sharma’s and Chawla’s company (D). No error
9. The doctor said (A) / that patient (B) / should not have wasted (C) / a whole week before coming for help (D). No error
10. This girl (A) / wrote an essay (B) / so well that (C) / her teacher was exceedingly pleased with her (D). No error

Spotting Errors English Sentences IBPS Clerk

Spotting Errors English Sentences IBPS Clerk


1. (B) Change ‘have’ to ‘has’ to make the verb singular. ‘Many a’ is always followed by a
singular noun and a singular verb.


2. (A) Change ‘cattles’ to ‘cattle’. ‘Cattle’ is one of those collective nouns which though
singular in form are always used as plurals.

3. (C) Change ‘details’ to ‘detail’.
4. (B) Change ‘sister-in-laws’ to ‘sisters-in-law’. Plural of such compound words is formed by adding ‘s’ in the first constituent of the compound word.
5. (B) Change ‘have’ to ‘has’.
6. (D) Change ‘spirit’ to ‘spirits’, as it is always used in plural form.
7. (B) Change ‘who’ to ‘whom’. Subjective form should not be used for the word functioning as object.

8. (D) Delete’s from Sharma’s. When two nouns are closely connected the apostrophe’s is
added only to the second.

9. (B) Insert ‘the’ before ‘patient’ since there is emphasis on the word ‘patient’.
10. (A) Substitute ‘an’ by ‘the’ before ‘essay’. The sentence lays emphasis on ‘essay’.