English Quiz for Banking | IBPS | SBI | RBI – 1

Error Detection

Directions (Q. 1-10): 

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


1. 1) Purpose of /2) working hard /3) is to do / 4) well in life. / 5) No error

2. 1) I have /2) an urgent / 3) business / 4) with you. / 5) No error

3. 1) The street to / 2) the village / 3) is National / 4) Highway No. 1. /5) No error

4. 1) He made / 2) a beautiful / 3) inaugural / 4) speech. / 5) No error

5. 1) The topic / 2) of my article / 3) is regarding / 4) Commonwealth Games. /5) No error

6. 1) He never / 2) says / 3) a lie / 4) on Monday. / 5) No error

7. 1) I have to / 2) cut my hair / 3) before I go / 4) to the party. / 5) No error

8. 1) Please include / 2) this as / 3) a postscript / 4) in this letter. / 5) No error

9. 1) I need / 2) a matches box / 3) to light / 4) the fire. / 5) No error

10. 1) We were packed / 2) in the compartment / 3) like a / 4) tin of sardine. / 5) No error


Answers:
  1. 1
  2. 2
  3. 1
  4. 5
  5. 3
  6. 2
  7. 2
  8. 4
  9. 2

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