Find the Error/Spotting Error Quiz for SSC CHSL and SSC CGL Tier 1 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'.
Important for :
1
I met the gentleman (A) / this morning on my way (B) / to the market. (C) / No error (D)
» Explain it
A
No certain gentleman is mentioned here. Hence, I met a gentleman …… should be used here.

Hence, option A is correct.

 
2
Unless he apologizes (A)/he should not be (B)/allowed to stay with us. (C)/No error (D)
» Explain it
D
The sentence is absolutely correct and thus has no error in it.

Option D is hence the correct answer.

3
The redevelopment project is aimed (A) / not just providing good houses to shanty dwellers, (B) / but also developing infrastructure around the major Mumbai localities. (C) / No error (D)
» Explain it
A
Be aimed at = to have something as an aim. Hence, The redevelopment project is aimed at should be used here.

Hence, option A is correct.



 
4
The police is investigating (A) / the recent happening (B) / in the area. (C) / No error (D)
» Explain it
A
Police generally agrees with a plural verb. Hence, The police are investigating ……. should be used here.

Hence, option A is correct.

 
5
She regards (A)/negotiating prices with customers (B)/as her special expertise. (C)/No error (D)
» Explain it
C
Expertise (Noun) = expert/special knowledge or skill in a particular subject, activity or job.

Ex. We have the expertise in dealing with oil spills. (Correct)
Ex. We have the special expertise in dealing with oil spills. (Incorrect)


In the given sentence, usage of the word 'special' before 'expertise' brings redundancy and hence should be removed. 

Hence, option C is correct.