Spot the Error/Find the Error Quiz for Bank and Insurance Exams

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Directions: In the following question, some part of the sentence may have errors. Find out which part of the sentence has an error and select the appropriate option. If a sentence is free from error, select 'No Error'.
1
I was surprised (A) / to see him speak (B) / with somewhat (C) / anger. (D) / No error (E)
» Explain it
C
Replace 'somewhat' with 'some'.

Hence, option C is correct.

2
It is high time (A)/that political parties (B)/take a more responsible role (C)/to help the poor. (D)/No error (E)
» Explain it
C
Use ‘take on’ meaning to decide to do something or undertake a responsibility.

Hence, option C is correct.
 
3
Pakistani government has (A)/turned a deaf ear (B)/to the advices of Indian Government (C)/for peace. (D)/No error (E)
» Explain it
C
‘Advice’ means counsel and is not used in plural. When ‘advice’ is to be used in plural, use it as ‘pieces of advice’ to convey plural meaning instead of ‘advices’. ‘Advices’ means information.

Hence, option C is correct.
 
4
The government (A)/is not taking (B)/pain (C)/to alleviate poverty. (D)/No error (E)
» Explain it
C
Change ‘pain’ to ‘pains’ to corrects the error in diction. Because ‘pain’ means ‘suffering’ while ‘pains’ means ‘careful efforts’.

Hence, option C is correct.
 
5
Our legal system (A)/is soft towards criminals (B)/and is unfriendly (C)/towards victims. (D)/No error (E)
» Explain it
C
Delete ‘is’ after ‘and’ as ‘and unfriendly’. Avoid the repetition of the same verb ‘is’ after coordinating conjunction ‘and’ for the same subject.

Hence, option C is correct.