Directions: A statement has been divided into five parts- (A), (B), (C), (D) and (E). Part (E) is fixed and grammatically correct. Out of the other parts, only one is without error. You are required to find the error-free part and mark it as your answer. If none of the parts have errors, mark- ‘no error’ as your answer while if all the parts have an error, mark- ‘all have errors’.
1
The Rashtriya Swasthya Bima Yojana was launched (A)/ in 2008 and had a target of covering the entire population (B)/ below poverty line by 2012 but even after nine years of (C)/ its implementation, only half of the (D)/ BPL families have been covered. (E)/
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E
All the fragments are correct and do not contain any errors.
 
Hence, option E is correct.
 
2
The government classifies village as electrified if (A)/ public buildings have electric connections and (B) / merely 10% or most of the village residences (C) / have connections, withheld concerns of supply (D) / quality and outages from theft or malfunction. (E)
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E
Fragment A: The government classifies village as electrified if

Multiple villages are being talked about here.

Correct: The government classifies villages as electrified if

Fragment B: public buildings have electric connections and

Electric is an adjective while we need a noun here.

Correct: public buildings have electricity connections and

Fragment C: merely 10% or most of the village residences

Here, the superlative degree is incorrectly used.

Correct: merely 10% or more of the village residences

Fragment D: have connections, withheld concerns of supply

We need the present participle of withhold here-

Correct: have connections, withholding concerns of supply

All the fragments are incorrect.

Hence, option E is correct.
3
Even as the recruitment systems (A)/ will ensure that more positions (B)/ are filled in the CBI, their (C)/ our other agencies that (D)/ also suffer from understaffing. (E)
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C
Fragment A: Even for the recruitment systems

For does not make sense as it is the recruitment systems that would ensure positions are filled. As would be used.

Correct: Even as the recruitment systems

Fragment C: are filled in the CBI, their
There
is a determiner while we need there- an adverb.

Correct: are filled in the CBI, there
 
Fragment D: our other agencies that

The correct word is are instead of our.

Correct: are other agencies that

Fragment B is correct.

Hence, option C is correct.
4
Over the last 15 years, but more (A)/ so for 2013, the Serious Fraud Investigation Office (SFIO) (B)/ has emerged as Indias premier (C)/ corporate fraud investigation agencies, (D)/ investigating several high-profile cases. (E)/
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A
Fragment B: so for 2013, the Serious Fraud Investigation Office (SFIO)

The statement tries to convey that from/since 2013 onwards, the SFIO has emerged as a leading fraud investigation agency. For makes it sound as if it was the leading agency just for 2013 which is incorrect.

Correct: so since 2013, the Serious Fraud Investigation Office (SFIO)

Fragment C: has emerged as Indias premier

The apostrophe is missing.

Correct: has emerged as India’s premier

Fragment D: corporate fraud investigation agencies,

Only one agency- SFIO- is being talked about here.

Correct: corporate fraud investigation agency,

Fragment A is correct.

Hence, option A is correct.
5
If the opposition want to base its (A)/ campaign in the mismanagement of (B)/ the economy and agriculture with (C)/ the centre and the UP government, it will have (D)/  to craft a common minimum program. (E)
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B
Fragment A: If the opposition want to base its.

The error is with respect to subject-verb disagreement.

Correct: If the opposition wants to base its

Fragment B: campaign in the mismanagement of

The opposition is using the mismanagement as a basis on which to run its campaign.

Correct: campaign on the mismanagement of

Fragment C: the economy and agriculture with

The mismanagement is being done by the governments.

Correct: the economy and agriculture by

Fragment D is correct.

Hence, option B is correct.