Spotting Error Quiz for IBPS Clerk Prelims VI - Set 4



Hello and welcome to exampundit . So here is a set of Spotting Error Quiz for IBPS Clerk Prelims VI.

Read each sentence to find out whether there is any grammatical 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) To begin with / 2) I don’t like his attitude / 3) and so does he hence / 4) we refuse to help him. /5) No error

2. 1) Since the work / 2) is not much, we / 3) need lesser workers today / 4) than we did yesterday. /5) No error

3. 1) The workers on strike / 2) agreed to resume their duties / 3) at a condition if / 4) no worker could be victimised. /5) No error

4. 1) We all live in / 2) a big house which / 3) has built by my / 4) father 50 years ago. /5) No error

5. 1) The professor’s plan / 2) both worked out / 3) in theory and / 4) in practice. /5) No error

6. 1) The parents and their child /2) was asked to sit while / 3) from across the table /4) a warm smile flashed. /5) No error

7. 1) No sooner had/ 2) they come home/ 3) the mother/ 4) lashed at them./ 5) No error

8. 1) Within a week the principal /2) sent the parents a letter /3) which was stating that /4) their girls had been admitted. /5) No error

9. 1) The hall was /2) spacious enough /3) for the picnic party /4) to live. /5) No error

10. 1) It is time /2) the authorities /3) have banned ragging/4) in the educational institutions. /5) No error


Answers:

  1. 3; ‘nor does he’
  2. 3; Replace ‘lesser’ by ‘fewer’.
  3. 3; ‘on condition that’
  4. 3; ‘was built’
  5. 2; ‘worked out both’
  6. 2; Replace was with were because more than one person has been mentioned.
  7. 3; It should be ‘than the mother”.
  8. 3; It should be stated in place of was stating.
  9. 4; It should be “to live in”.
  10. 3; Replace have banned with banned.


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