Spotting Errors in English Exercise for Bank 2018 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
She was be asked to (A) / write a report about (B) / the meeting that (C) / she attended yesterday. (D) /  No error (E)
» Explain it
A
Correct sentence is:

She was asked to write a report about the meeting that she attended yesterday.

Hence, option A is correct.

 
2
There will be several (A) / new visa application centers opened (B) / in metros across the country (C) / to easy the pressure on embassies. (D) / No error (E)
 
» Explain it
D
In part D, 'to easy' must be replaced with the infinitive 'to ease' which means 'to make something easy'. 

Hence, option D is correct.

 
3
Since the online education system (A) / has been poorly designed, (B) / there are not many institute (C) / that offer this facility. (D) / No error (E)
» Explain it
C
In part C, the noun 'institute' has to be in its plural form that is 'institutes' as the adjective 'many' before it suggests that there are more than one institute. 

Hence, option C is correct.
 
4
After careful scrutiny of the report (A) / variety mistakes that had been (B) / made by the research (C) / department were found. (D) / No error (E)
» Explain it
B
In part B, the noun 'variety' must be replaced with the adjective 'various' as it is adding information to the noun 'mistakes'. 

Hence, option B is correct.
 
5
His industrious nature (A) / and calm temperament (B) / have endeared him (C) / to one's colleagues and superiors. (D) / No error (E)
» Explain it
D
In part D, the possessive adjective 'one's' must be replaced with 'his' to make it a grammatically correct sentence.

Rule: A possessive adjective has to be in agreement with the noun or pronoun it is relating to.

Ex. We must do our work in time.
Ex. One should respect one's parents.
Ex. Tani always blows her top.
Ex. Vibhor asks him his name.

Hence, option D is correct.