Error Detection Questions for IBPS Clerk Mains 2016



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Directions (1-15): Read each sentence to find out whether there is any grammatical 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 (e). (Ignore errors of punctuation, if any.)

Q1.  Very occasionally a neutrino will collide with a neutron in a chloride nucleus, turning the latter into a proton and simultaneously turning the chlorine atom to radioactive argon. 
(a) Very occasionally a neutrino will collide with a neutron
(b) in a chloride nucleus, turning the
(c) latter into a proton and simultaneously turning the chlorine atom
(d) to radioactive argon.
(e) No Error

Q2. The number of patients have risen this year by as much as thirty percent in comparison to ten percent last year.
(a) The number of patients have
(b) risen this year by
(c) as much as forty percent
(d) in comparison to ten percent last year.
(e) No error

Q3. While scientists say that, on average, the global temperature has increased by a few degrees centigrade, they are talking about a very large increase and a tremendous amount of heat produced. 
(a) While scientists say that, on average, the global temperature
(b) has increased by a few degrees centigrade,
(c) they are talking about a very large increase and a tremendous amount of heat
(d) produced.
(e) No Error

Q4. A small aircraft made an emergency landing on National Highway 69 and take off from the same place a couple of hours later.
(a) A small aircraft made an emergency landing
(b) on National Highway 69 and take off
(c) from the same place
(d) a couple of hours later.
(e) No error

Q5. Overall, road accident rose 2.5 per cent during 2015 to 5.01 lakh or 374 accidents every day, claiming 400 lives, the report said.
(a) Overall, road accident
(b) rose 2.5 per cent during
(c) 015 to 5.01 lakh or 374 accidents every day,
(d) claiming 400 lives, the report said.
(e) No Error

Q6. The greater the number of cars on the road, and the greater the emission of exhaust gases, greater is the amount of pollution in the atmosphere. 
(a) The greater the number of cars on the road, and
(b) the greater the emission of exhaust gases,
(c) greater is the
(d) amount of pollution in the atmosphere.
(e) No Error

Q7. The Education Minister has welcomed the new nursery guidelines, saying these will help to make the current education system transparent.
(a) The Education Minister has welcomed the new
(b) nursery guidelines, saying these
(c) will help to make the
(d) current education system transparent.
(e) No error

Q8. The new taxi aggregator has designed innovation earning options that are convenient and flexible for drivers.
(a) The new taxi aggregator
(b) has designed innovation earning options
(c) that are convenient
(d) and flexible for drivers.
(e) No Error

Q9. The Union government’s celebration of its two year of power had been focussing on the developmental agenda with no mention of any community-specific issue.
(a) The Union government’s celebration of its two year of power
(b) had been focussing on the developmental
(c) agenda with no mention
(d) of any community-specific issue
(e) No Error

Q10. When a nation starts to descend into a crisis the satire and the ironic humour of its hapless citizenry begins to blossom.
(a) When a nation starts to descend into a crisis
(b) the satire and the ironic humour
(c) of its hapless citizenry
(d) begins to blossom.
(e) No Error

Q11. Police sources said senior officers of the rank of Deputy Commissioner of Police and Joint Commissioner of Police were ordered patrolling various roads till 2:30 am.
(a) Police sources said senior officers of the rank of
(b) Deputy Commissioner of Police and Joint Commissioner of Police
(c) were ordered patrolling
(d) various roads till 2:30 am.
(e) No error

Q12. Syed Abdul KarimTunda is thought to be the mastermind behind several bomb incidents in various Indian cities including a failed attempt in New Delhi during the 2010 Commonwealth Games.
(a) Syed Abdul KarimTunda is thought to be the mastermind
(b) behind several bomb incidents in various Indian cities
(c) including a failed attempt in New Delhi
(d) during the 2010 Commonwealth Games.
(e) No Error

Q13. Challenged by the leader of opposition in the RajyaSabha to explain the current economic crisis the Prime Minister broke his vow of silence to say there was no need to become panic. 
(a) Challenged by the leader of opposition in the RajyaSabha
(b) to explain the current economic crisis
(c) the Prime Minister broke his vow of silence to say
(d) there was no need to become panic.
(e) No Error

Q14. One should keep one’s promise if one wants respect from both friends and foes.
(a) One should keep
(b) one’s promise
(c) if one wants respect
(d) from both friends and foes.
(e) No error

Q15. A federal court in New York has issued summon to Congress President Sonia Gandhi for “shielding and protecting” leaders of her party who were allegedly involved in the anti-Sikh riots in India in 1984.
(a) A federal court in New York has issued summon
(b) to Congress president Sonia Gandhi for “shielding and protecting” leaders
c) of her party who were allegedly involved
(d) in the anti-Sikh riots in India in 1984.
(e) No Error





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