Solutions of Error Detection For SBI Clerk Prelims 2018: 8th March 2018

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Error Detection For SBI Clerk Prelims 2018: 8th March 2018

This section can be easy as pie if your basics are clear. Sometimes, even those who can communicate very well in English, fail to perform to the best of their ability in the banking exams. So, instead of boiling the ocean, try building up a strong vocabulary, an effective knowledge of grammar, and efficient comprehension skills so as to be on the ball to face this particular section. Here is a quiz being provided by Adda247 to let you practice the best of latest pattern English Questions.

Directions (1-15): In each of the questions given below a sentence is given which is divided into 5 parts. It is then followed by 5 options which give the sequence of the correct parts. Choose the option which gives the correct sequence of the grammatically correct parts. If all the parts are grammatically correct or if the correct sequence is not given in the options choose option (e) as the correct choice. 

Q1. Time magazine dedicated(A)/ its person of the year(B)/ cover to women who broke the silence surrounding(C)/ the pervasiveness of sexually harassment and violence(D), especially in the workplace(E).
(a) ABCD
(b) ACDE
(c) CBDE
(d) ABCE
(e) None of these

Sol(1):(d)
The error lies in the part (d) as the word 'sexual harassment' is the correct usage instead of 'sexually harassment'.

Q2. These experiences have(A)/ an insidious effect on women’s lives(B)/ and ability to participation(C)/ in educational, work and(D)/ social activities(E).
(a) ABDE
(b) ACDE
(c) ABDE
(d) BCDE
(e) None of these

Sol(2):(c)
The correct usage is 'participate' instead of 'participation' as there should be use of Ist form of verb after 'to'.

Q3. What mattered to them was that(A)/ Lenin had inspired the(B)/ Communist Party of India(C)/ (Marxist)-led government in that northeastern State, which(D)/ have un-seated after an un-broken 25 years of ‘red rule’(E).
(a) ABCD
(b) BCDE
(c) ACDE
(d) ABDE
(e) None of these

Sol(3):(a)
The error lies in the part (E) as 'have' should be replace with 'had been' because the sentence is in the past tense.

Q4. The new Chief Minister, too,(A)/ deserves appreciation for his expression of disapproval(B)./ Those who said things that seemed to explain(C)/ away the dhakka will be hopefully be sobered(D)/ by the Prime Minister’s admonition(E).
(a) ACDE
(b) BCDE
(c) ABCD
(d) ABDE
(e) None of these

Sol(4):(e)
The given sentence is grammatically correct.

Q5. It says to Presidents and Governors(A)/ what they should or should not do(B)/, how they should and should not act(C)/ when scrutinised results to see(D)/ who should be called to form governments(E).
(a) ABDE
(b) ABCD
(c) ABCE
(d) ACDE
(e) None of these

Sol(5):(c)
The error lies in part (D) as 'scrutinising' will be used in place of 'scrutinised'.

Q6. The beauty of what Ghosh discovers(A)/ is that these villagers have been(B)/ following such sane ecological practices for many(C) decades without any help from the State,(D) and well beyond the gaze of the media(E).
(a) ABCD
(b) BCDE
(c) ACDE
(d) ABDE
(e) None of these

Sol(6):(b)
The error is in part (A) as 'discovered' will come in place of 'discovers'.

Q7. Today’s appliances can communicate(A)/ with each other, interacted(B)/ with people, and even(C)/ to a degree act out compelling(D)/ stories by themselves(E).
(a) ABCE
(b) ACDE
(c) ABCD
(d) BCDE
(e) None of these

Sol(7):(b)
The error is in statement (B) as the word 'interacted' is grammatically incorrect. The correct usage is 'interact'.

Q8. A few thousand sensors, systematically(A)/ placed all around a city,(B)/ might accurately track(C)/ traffic rule violations, mob violence,(D)/ or other irregularities(E). 
(a) ABCD
(b) ACDE
(c) BCDE
(d) ABDE
(e) None of these

Sol(8):(e)
There is no error in this statement as the sentence is grammatically correct.

Q9. A lot of our personal and lifestyle data are(A)/ shared through ‘smart’ objects, and we don’t even understand that(B)./ Your breakfast time, TV watching schedule, and even when your house remained(C)/ empty are pieces of information sure to get exposed through the IoT(D)/, posing a serious security and privacy threat(E).
(a) ABCD
(b) ABDE
(c) ACDE
(d) BCDE
(e) None of these

Sol(9):(b)
The error lies in part (C) of the statement as 'remains' will be used in place of 'remained'.

Q10. The arrival of a new toy, “Buzz Lightyear”(A)/, creates a sense of insecurity between(B)/ the older toys, with the current leader(C)/, “Woody”, even feeling that(D)/ this leadership is under threat(E). 
(a) ACDE
(b) ABCD
(c) BCDE
(d) ABDE
(e) None of these

Sol(10):(c)
Part (A) is incorrect of the given sentence as the followed noun is in plural form i.e. 'the older toys'. Therefore, 'among' will come in place of 'between'.

Q11. Bengaluru’s aerial mission to produce(A)/ a three dimensional map of rooftop(B)/ solar power potential using Light Detection(C) and Ranging (LIDAR) data can(D)/ given this key source of power a big boost(E). 
(a) ABCD
(b) BCDE
(c) ACDE
(d) ABDE
(e) None of these

Sol(11):(a)
Statement (E) is incorrect of the given sentence as modal 'can' will take Ist form of verb i.e. 'give' instead of 'given'.

Q12.The person can experience lowering of(A)/ consciousness towards evening and night time(B)/, with their behavior becoming more unresponsive(C)/ and unmanageable with the setting sun(D)/, a phenomenon known as the “sun downing” effect(E). 
(a) ABCD
(b) ACDE
(c) ABDE
(d) BCDE
(e) None of these

Sol(12):(b)
The error lies in part (B) as the 'times' will ne used in place of 'time' because here we are talking about the evening and the morning times.

Q13. Repeating reorientation is needed(A)/, making the caregiver’s role important(B)/. The risk of falls is high and it will be necessary(C)/ to plan for regular pulse(D)/ and blood pressure monitoring(E).
(a) ABCD
(b) ABDE
(c) BCDE
(d) ACDE
(e) None of these

Sol(13):(c)
The statement (A) of the given sentence is wrong. 'Repeated' will come in place of 'Repeating' because a suggestion is given here.
 Hence, ‘Repeated reorientation is needed.....'

Q14. According to recent reports(A)/, few small groups had managed(B)/ to sneak across the border into(C)/ the territory of “our friendly(D)/ neighbour” Burma en route to China(E).
(a) ABCD
(b) ACDE
(c) BCDE
(d) ABDE
(e) None of these

Sol(14):(b)
Statement (B) is incorrect. Here, 'a few' will come in place of 'few' because 'few' means approximately nothing.

Q15. In recent years, Muslims(A)/ has been targeted by extreme(B)/ right-wing groups, which are(C)/ presumably looking for new enemies(D)/ after the fall of the LTTE(E).
(a) BCDE
(b) ACDE
(c) ABCD
(d) ABDE
(e) None of these

Sol(15):(b)
The error lies in part(B) of the sentence as "Muslims" is a plural noun, so it should be followed by the plural form of verb i.e. 'have been' instead of 'has been'.


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