Spotting Errors in English sentences for IBPS Clerk Set 7

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Spotting Errors in English sentences for IBPS Clerk

1. None of us were (A)/ really very happy (B)/ when the guests (C)/ got entry into our house. (D)/ No error (E)

1. (A) Change ‘were’ to ‘was’, ‘None’ takes a singular verb. But when‘none’ is used alone, it takes plural verb though it looks properly singular’, as, None are so deaf as those

2. The gambling stall (A)/ was a grand success (B)/ because almost everyone (C)/ tried their luck (D). No error (E)

2. (D) Substitute ‘their’ by ‘his’. ‘Everyone’ is a singular subject and must, therefore, be followed by singular pronoun.

3. The only criteria (A)/ to judge a person (B)/ is (C)/ to observe his behaviour. No error (E)

3. (A) Change ‘criteria’ to ‘criterion’, since the singular of ‘criteria’ is criterion’.

4. Ramu is the elected leader (A)/ and also a person (B)/ who we all (C)/ can confide in (D). No error (E)

4. (C) Change ‘who’ to ‘whom’. The objective form of ‘who’ is ‘whom’. However, in current usage it is treated as correct.

5. He always contributes to (A)/ and share (B)/ his knowledge (C)/ in important conferences (D). Does n’t he ? No error (E)

5. (B) Change ‘share’ to ‘shares’. Singular subject ‘he must take singular verb ‘shares’.

6. You must (A)/ either pay the bill at once (B)/ else return the goods (C)/ immediately (D). No error (E)

6. (C) Substitute ‘else’ by ‘or’, ‘Either’ is paired with ‘or’ rather than with ‘else’.

7. Even if (A)/ the teacher has completed the (B)/ course the students cannot pass (C)/ unless they study themself (D). No error (E)

7. (D) Change ‘themself’ to ‘themselves’. The plural form of ‘himself’ is ‘themselves’ and not ‘themself’.

8. Many of the M.P.s (A)/ absented from (B)/ Parliament even in those days (C)/ when issues of the highest national importance were being discussed (D). No error (E)

8. (B) Put ‘themselves’ after ‘absented’.

9. Let you and I (A)/ ponder over the basic (B)/ question that students (C)/ do not get good guidance (D). No error (E)

9. (A) Substitute ‘I’ by ‘me’. ‘Let’ is always followed by pronoun in objective form.

10. None of the two girls (A)/ who were present (B)/ there appeared to be inclined (C)/ to listen to sane advice (D). No error (E)

10. (A) Change ‘None’ to ‘Neither’. None’ is used in reference to more than two. In reference to two, ‘neither’ is used.