English Spotting Errors Quiz for SBI PO Mains

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English Spotting Errors Quiz for SBI PO Mains
Direction (1 – 10) : 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 will be the answer. If there is no error, mark E) as the answer. (Ignore errors of punctuation, if any.)

1. The prime minster announced A)/ that the taxes will be B) / increasing from the C)/ beginning of next year. D)/ No error E)
2. She immediately quit A)/ the job in which B)/ neither the skill nor C)/ knowledge were required. D)/ No error E)
3. As soon as the CEO A)/ entered the office, the B)/ union leaders approached him C)/ and report the matter to him. D)/ No error E)
4. Instead of being a clear winner A)/ he was not given B)/ the best employee C)/ of the year award. D) / No error E)
5. Instead of laying off A)/ the workers, the company B)/ decided to ask them C)/ to avail voluntary retirement. D)/ No error E)
6. The party is holding a meeting A)/ in order to begin the B)/ painful and difficult process C)/ of rethink its political strategy. D)/ No error E)
7. Nobody in the bus A)/ offered to give their seat B)/ to the elderly lady who had to C)/ travel a long distance. D)/ No errorE)
8. Many more would have died A)/ if they hadn't received B) / the timely helping from C)/ the relief team. D)/ No error E)
9. In the past two decades, A)/ preventive measures have B)/ drastically reduced the C)/ occurrence of polio in children. D)/No error E)
10. Neither the ministers A)/ nor the intelligence sources B)/ was aware of the coup C)/ being planned in the country. D)/No error E)
1. B) ‘will’ replace with ‘would’.
2. D) ‘were’ replace with ‘was’ because subject is knowledge.
3. D) ‘report’ (v1) Replace with ‘reported (v2).
4. A) ‘Instead of’ Repalce with ‘inspite of’.
5. D) after ‘avail’ will use ‘themselves of’.
6. D) 'rethink' (v ) 1 replace with 'rethinking' (ing form).
7. B) ‘Their’ replace with ‘his’.
8. C) ‘helping’ replace with ‘help’.
9. E) No error.
10. C) ‘was’ replace with ‘were’.