English Spotting Errors Quiz IBPS Clerk Mains Set 9

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English Spotting Errors Quiz IBPS Clerk Mains - English Spotting Errors Quiz for Bank Exams exercises answers plays a very important role in English language and they are equally important for competitive exam aspirants of many like SBI IBPS Clerk  MAINS Prelims 2017.

Try to solve English Spotting Errors Quiz IBPS Clerk Mains, important for Competitive Exams like IBPS Clerk PO, SSC, RRB, CAT, MAT, LIC AAO, GIC AO, UIIC AO, NICL AO, NIACL Assitant, SBI PO 2017 exam. We are going to share some New Pattern Spotting Errors in English Sentences exercises questions with solution. 

Spotting Errors in English Sentences exercises answers is very important for SBI PO and IBPS PO Clerk. You may see 5 - 10 Questions on English error correction exercises answers in IBPS Clerk Examinations under English Section and in different competitive exams. However, most candidates don’t feel all that confident while attempting these questions. The reason behind it is clearly a major lack of understanding of English grammar. So try to Practice this Spotting Errors in Spotting Errors in English sentences for IBPS Clerk.

English Spotting Errors Quiz for Bank Exams

1. The poetries of P.B. Shelley (A)/ who is regarded (B)/ as one of the greatest romantic poets in English literature (C)/ are really very charming (D). No error (E)

1. (A) Change ‘poetries’ to ‘poems’. 

2. The way (A)/ the people have suffered (B)/ from the atrocities of the foreign invaders (C)/ can hardly be described (D). No error (E)

2. (B) Insert ‘in which’ before ‘the people’. The antecedent must normally be accompanied by its relative pronoun.

3. The teacher said to the boys (A)/ that (B)/ one ought to work hard (C)/ to earn his living (D). No error (E)

3. (D) Change ‘his’ to ‘one’. The possessive of ‘one’, is ‘one’s’ as the possessive of ‘he’ is ‘his’.

4. When (A)/ I offered him to help (B)/ which he needed, he persisted (C)/ in refusing it, so I left him to his fate (D). No error (E)

4. (B) Delete ‘to’ before ‘help’. The word ‘help’ here has been used as a noun and not as a verb or infinitive.

5. I have lost (A)/ a pen which(B) / I bought (C)/ yesterday (D). No error (E)

5. (B) Substitute ‘a’ by definite article ‘the’. ‘Pen’ here has been particularized. Hence, it must be preceded by definite article ‘the’.

6. He said, (A)/ and everybody agreed with him, (B)/ that beast (C)/ in man is responsbile for great cruelties (D). No error (E)

6. (C) Put ‘the’ before ‘beast’. Definite article ‘the’ is used before a common noun to give it the meaning of an abstract noun.

7. ‘Paradise Lost’ is (A)/ one of those world’s epics (B)/ which have carved out immortal (C)/ niches in the literary history of the world (D). No error (E)

7. (A) Put ‘the’ before ‘Paradise Lost’. Names of great books are preceded by definite article ‘the’.

8. He saw many deers (A)/ running along (B)/ the river bank; one of them really captivated (C)/ his heart with its beautiful form (D). No error (E)

8. (A) Change ‘deers’ to ‘deer’. ‘Deer’ remains the same both in singular and plural.

9. The man and his horse (A)/ which you saw (B)/ on the road yesterday (C)/ are dead (D). No error (E)

9. (B) Change ‘which’ to ‘that’. Relative pronoun refering to man and animal together is ‘that’ instead of ‘which’.

10. Neither of these five boys (A)/ present in the (B)/ restaurant was (C)/ involved in the conspiracy (D). No error (E)

10. (A) Change ‘Neither’ to ‘none’. ‘Neither’ is used in reference to two; in reference to more than two ‘none’ is used.