Bank PO|Specialist Officers Exam: English Language (Spotting the Errors) – Practice Set 1

Details of Question Set: English Language (Spotting the Errors) – Practice Set 1

Subject : English Language      Topic: Spotting the Errors

Useful for: PO and Officers/Specialist Officers level bank exams such as IBPS PO, SBI PO, IBPS Specialist Officers exam, IBPS RRBs Officers Exam, RBI Officers Exam. Moreover the Question Set is also useful for other exams- SSC CGL Exam (Tier-I), CSAT, MBA Entrance Exams, Officers level exam for Insurance sector etc.

Directions (Q. 1-10): Read each sentence to find out whether there is any grammatical error or idioms tie error in it. The number of that part is the answer. If there is no error, the answer is 5). (Ignore errors of punctuations, if any.)
1. Some genuine issues exist / with the newly adopted /
1)                                                     2)
system and needs to / be examined seriously. / No error
3)                                           4)                                5)

2. Whether or not to confront / them about their role /
1)                                                         2)
in the matter is a decision /which is yet to take. / No error
3)                                 4)                      5)

3. The government is still in the / process of finalized new
1)                                                           2)
policy / guidelines for the allocation of land / to private
3)
sector organisations. / No error
4)                             5)

4. According to government estimates /at least four mil-
1)
lions tonnes of sugar /will have to be imported / this
2)                                     3)
year because of a poor monsoon./ No error
4)                                                   5)

5. In our experience people usually / value things that they
1)                                                         2)
have to /payoff more than those that /they receive free
3)                                  4)
of cost. / No error
5)

6. At present China is the / world’s leader manufacture /
1)                                                2)
of environment-friendly products / such as electric cars
3)                                                      4)
and bicycles. / No error
5)

7. Over eighty per cent from us / feel that if we had taken /
1)                                                2)
Some corrective measures earlier / the crisis could have
3)                                                        4)
been averted. / No error
5)

8. The manager of that city branch / cannot handle it with
1)                                               2)
the help of / only two personnel as / business has
3)                                      4)
increased substantially. / No error
5)

9. With the literacy rates in this / region as low as ten per cent
1)                                                         2)
/ we need to encourage / local people to build schools. /
3)                                               4)
No error
5)

10. While-providing such facilities/ online makes it coven-
1)                                                                2)
ient  / and easily accessible for customers, / we face several
3)                                                        4)
challenges. / No error
5)

Answers
1. 3    2. 4    3. 2   4. 2    5. 3    6. 2    7. 1    8. 3    9. 5    10. 5

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