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Spotting Errors in English for IBPS PO
  • 2016-10-15
Spotting Errors in English for IBPS PO
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Directions (Q. 1-5): 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), i.e.‘No Error’.(Ignore the errors of punctuation, if any.)


1. It was clear from the way 1)/ they were behaving 2)/ that they had been 3)/ lost their senses


2. That boy possess 1)/ three beautiful pens 2)/ but he would not 3)/ show them to any one. 4)/ No error 5)


3. A small piece 1)/ of bread is 2)/ better than 3)/ having nothing to eat. 4)/ No error 5)


4. Families are 1)/ fortunate enough to own 2)/ a house in the city 3)/ are very few. 4)/ No error 5)


5. Though I had been 1)/ his friend for quite a long time, 2)/ I refused to help him 3)/ because his ill nature. 4)/ No error 5)



ANSWERS:
1. 3      2. 1      3. 5      4. 1
     5. 4

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