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Spotting Errors in English for Bank PO
  • 2016-10-24
Spotting Errors in English for Bank PO

Directions (Q1-5): In the following questions, a sentence has been given with some of its parts in bold. To make the sentence correct, you have to replace the bold part with the correct alternative given below. If the sentence is correct as it is, please give 5) as you answer (i.e- No correction required).

1. There was a question about Napoleon in the exam, thank goodness I brushed over on him.

a) brushed aside on him

b) brushed up on him

c) brushed on him

d) brushed about on it

e) No correction required.

2. Rajeev is working part time in a factory to put himself on college.

a) put himself in

b) put himself about

c) put him throughout

d) put himself through

e) No correction required.

3. The number of tourists begins to taper off in late autumn.

a) taper on

b) taper down

c) tapering

d) taper up

e) No correction required.

4. The committee rejected the idea at the first, but they are now warming to it.

a) the idea at first

b) the idea first

c) idea at the first

d) ideas about the first

e) No correction required.

5. Rosa was cautioned by the police and she was scared that news of this would get out in her home town.

a) would get off

b) would get up

c) would get around

d) will get about

e) No correction required.



1-B      2-D      3-E      4-A      5-C