IBPS Clerk 2015- Practice English Questions (Spotting Error- 20 questions)

Dear IBPS Clerk 2015 Aspirants practice English questions set of 20 questions of spotting error for upcoming IBPS Clerk Exam. Try to solve these spotting error and share time taken to solve these Fill in the blanks and your attempt.



In English section for IBPS Clerk 2015- Comprehension, Cloze test, Fill in the Blanks,rearrangement, spotting errors play important role in preliminary exam. In next post we will provide  Comprehension practice set.


Find the Error in the following .If No error found select (E) as the answer. 

1. What to speak (A)/ of proper medical (B)/ treatment (C)/ even first aid was not given (D)/ to him. No error (E)

2.. The reason (A)/ why she is (B)/ absent today (C)/ is because (D)/ her husband is ill. No error (E)

3. I never (A)/ remember (B)/ to have met (C)/ this gentleman in (D)/ Baroda. No error (E)

4. Don’t worry (A)/, I shall (B)/ be back (C) in a few minutes (D)/ and join you. No error (E)

5. You are (A) / wrong, I never spoke (B)/to her (C)/ on telephone (D)/ this morning. No error (E)

6. The scenery (A)/ of Kodaikanal (B)/ are not (C)/ doubt very (D)/ beautiful. No error (E)

7. All the gentries (A)/ were invited (B)/ to the (C)/ college annual (D)/day function. No error (E)

8. She has been (A)/ advised to (B)/ live on vegetables (C)/ and fruits. (D)/ No error (E)

9. They have (A)/ purchased many (B) items of furnitures (C)/ for their new (D)/ bungalow. No error (E)

10. Dozen of (A)/ apples were (B)/ distributed among the (C)/ boys by the (D)/ class teacher. No error (E)

11. They had to (A)/ face much troubles (B) during their (C)/ journey to West (D)/ Bengal. No error (E)

12. Most of (A)/ the five-years (B)/plans of India (C)/ have been (D)/ successful. No error (E)

13. One of (A)/ my student (B)/ tells me (C)/ that she has failed (D)/in English. No error (E)

14. She is (A)/ more cleverer (B)/ than any (C)/ other girl of (D)/ her age. No error (E)

15. Harder (A)/ you work (B)/, the better (C)/ division you (D)/ get. No error (E)

Directions (11-15): Read each sentence to find out whether there is any grammatical error or idiomatic error in it. The error, if any, will be in one part of the sentence. The number of that part is the answer. If there is “No Error” the answer is ‘5’. (Ignore errors of punctuation if any.)

16. My daughter never 1)/ would write to me 2)/ so I never know 3)/ what she is doing. 4)/ No error 5)

17. Whenever we have a puncture 1)/ she just sits in the car 2)/ and reads a book 3)/ while I changed the wheel. 4)/ No error 5)

18. He walked to the market 1)/ with both his servants 2)/ on either side of his 3)/ to help him buy things. 4)/ No error 5)

19. Ganesh, who has been 1)/ driving all day 2)/ was extremely tired 3)/ and wanted to stop. 4)/ No error 5)

20. Everyone was reading quietly 1)/ when suddenly the door 2)/burst open and a 3)/ complete stranger rushed in. 4)/ No error 5)


Answers:
1. (A) Not to speak of
2. (D) Replace ‘because’ with ‘that’
3. (A) I do not remember
4. (C) I shall come back
5. (B) I did not speak
6. (C) is no doubt
7. (A) All the gentry
8. (D) fruit (not fruits)
9. (C) of furniture (not furnitures)
10. (A) Dozens (not dozen)
11. (B) much trouble (not troubles)
12. (B) five year plans (not five-years)
13. (B) Students (not student)
14. (B) Delete ‘more’
15. (A) Add ‘The’ before ‘harder’
16. 2
Replace 'would write' with writes.
17. 4
Replace 'changed' with 'change'.
18. 3
Replace 'his' with 'him'
19. 1
Replace 'has' with 'had' because 'was' used in part (3) of the sentence
20. 5

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