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ERROR DETECTION IN SPECIFIC WORDS

Directions: Read each sentence to find out whether there is any grammatical error or Idiomatic error in it. The error, If any will be in one part of the sentence. The number of that part is answer. If there is no error, the answer is 5. (Ignore errors of punctuation, if any).
 

1. Gandhiji is known (1)/ for his successful (2)/ afforts (3)/ to liberate India. (4)/ All correct (5)

A: (3) The correct spelling is "efforts".
 

2. The cruelties (1)/ of history (2)/ are perpetrated (3)/ in the name of nobal causes. (4)/ All correct (5)

A: (4) The correct spelling is "noble"
 

3. The fear of Universal (1)/ destruction (2)/ hangs (3)/ over us like a dark cloud (4)/ All correct (5)

A: (5) All correct
 

4. The environment has a profounde (1)/ influence (2)/ on the way a society (3)/ develops (4)/ All correct(5)

A: (1) The correct spelling is "profound".

 

5. The atmosphere (1)/ was fragrent (2)/ with the scent (3)/ of rose flowers (4)/ All correct (5)

A: (2) The correct spelling is "Fragrant".
 

6. Shareholders used to be liabel (1)/ for the debts (2)/ of the company in proportion (3)/ to the size of their holdings (4)/ All correct (5)

A: (1) The correct spelling is "liable"
 

7. The popular (1)/ understanding of the (2)/ incident (3)/ was that he had resigned (4)/ All correct (5)

A: (2) The word "outcome" should be used in place of "understanding".
 

8. He was felicitated (1)/ for his roll (2)/ in resolving (3)/ the conflict in the region (4)/ All correct (5)

A: (2) The correct spelling is "role".
 

9. He firmly (1)/ denied (2)/ that the document (3)/ existed (4)/ All correct (5)

A: (5) All correct.
 

10. Today banks offer (1)/ the facility (2)/ of instint (3)/ transfer of funds to their customers (4) All correct (5)

A: (3) The correct spelling is "instant".

 

11. Their sole (1)/ concern (2)/ was how they could assisst (3)/ their colleague in his hour of crisis (4)/ All correct (5)

A: (3) The correct spelling is "assist".

 

12. We shall be disabled (1)/ to justify (2)/ this excess (3)/ expenditure (4)/ All correct (5)

A: (1) replace disabled with "capable"
 

13. The lease on these premises (1)/ has expired (2)/ and we have incured (3)/ significant debt (4)/ All correct (5)

A: (3) The correct spelling is ''incurred''.
 

14. Your statement (1)/ that you received (2)/ no prier (3)/ intimation is not plausible (4)/ All correct (5)

A: (3) The correct spelling is "prior".
 

15. Mr. Sharma refused to acknowledge (1)/ that he had committed (2)/ an error(3)/ while taking that desicion (4)/ All correct (5)

A: (4) The correct spelling is "decision".

 

16. The importanse (1)/ given to context oriented (2)/ approach has affected the methodology (3)/ of this project (4)/ All correct (5)

A: (1) The correct spelling is "importance"
 

17. Almost all risk-taking (1)/ work involve (2)/ decision (3)/ making under uncertainity (4)/ All correct (5)

A: (1) The appropriate word should be ''risky".
 

18. In developing (1)/ countries there is increesing (2)/ concern for fostering (3)/ human potential (4)/ All correct (5)

A: (2) The correct spelling is "increasing".
 

19. I want to express (1)/ my appreciation (2)/ of the help offered (3)/ by my former colleages. (4)/ All correct (5)

A: (4) The correct spelling is "colleagues".
 

20. The research (1)/ reported (2)/ in this valume (3)/ assumes importance (4)/ All correct (5)

A: (3) The correct spelling is "volume".
 

21. Almost (1)/ two hours have elapsed (2)/ since he fell (3)/ asleep (4)/ All correct (5)
A: (5) All correct

 

22. Have you noticed (1)/ that the country is on the brink (2)/ of a serious (3)/ dissaster? (4)/ All correct (5)
A: (4) The correct spelling is "disaster".

 

23. The messanger's (1)/ story that appeared (2)/ incredible (3)/ has turned out/ to be gruesome (4) All correct (5)
A: (1) The correct spelling is "messenger's"

 

24. She shade (1)/ tears as if to display her grief (2)/ but they were not a genuine (3)/ expression of sorrow (4)/ All correct (5)
A: (1) The appropriate word is "shed"

 

25. As a consequence (1)/ of (2)/ that earthquack (3)/ many families have been ruined (4)/ All correct (5)
A: (3) The correct spelling is "earthquake".

 

26. Rising (1)/ prices (2)/ of foodgrains will have an adverse (3)/ impac on developing/ countries. (4)/ All correct (5)
A: (3) The correct spelling is "impact"

 

27. To deal effectively (1)/ with a crisis (2)/ quick decisions (3)/ are requited (4)/ All correct (5)
A: (4) The correct spelling is "required"

 

28. The IT company has succeeded (1)/ in achiving high growth rate despite (2)/ facing (3)/ several problems. (4)/ All correct (5)
A: (5) All correct

 

29. On an average (1)/ there are very few persons willingly (2)/ to take on (3)/ such responsibility (4)/ All correct (5)
A: (2) The appropriate word is "willing"

 

30. More than halve (1)/ of the budget (2)/ has been spent (3)/ on modernising the factory (4)/ All correct(5)
A: (1) The appropriate word is "half".

Posted Date : 23-08-2021

 

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