Spotting Errors for SBI Clerk

Direction. (1 – 10): 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.)

1. 1) India's travel and tourism /2) industry is poised /3) on growth at seven /4) percent this year alone. /5) No error

2. 1) The Ministry was considered /2) several proposals for the /3) development of small and medium /4) enterprises during Budget discussions. /5) No error
3. 1) The amount of foreign /2) direct investment in /3) the country in 2008 is /4) doubled that received in 1997. /5) No error

4. 1) The details of the scheme /2) will be made clearly /3) to the public by /4) the end of the financial year. /5)no error

5. 1) The Reserve Bank of India's decision /2) to waive ATM charges /3) have put banks /4) in a difficult position /5) No error

6.Though the year witnessed(1)/ a rise in crimes against women(2),/ the police claimed that their changed images has given(3)/ confidence to women to come forward and lodge complaints(4)/no error(5).

7. Migraines may doubles(1)/ the risk of a(2)/ nervous system condition that(3)/ causes facial paralysis(4)/no error(5).

8.The police tactfully handed(1)/ the farmers agitation for(2)/ higher prices which has created(3)/ law and order problem in the district(4)/no error(5).

9.For the past one week(1)/ people had stop working(2)/ out of their houses(3)/ fearing a sudden attack(4)/no error(5).

10.Mock drills were(1)/ carried out by (2)/security agencies at(3)/ various locations in the city(4)/no error(5).

1. 3(replace 'at' with 'by')
2. 1(remove 'was')
3. 4(use double in place of doubled)
4. 2(use clear in place of clearly)
5. 3(replace 'have' with 'has')
6. 3('had' in place of 'has' right)
7. 1(double in place of doubles)
8. 1(handeled in place of handed)
9. 2(stopped in place of stop