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English Quiz (Error Detection ) SSC CGL and CPO 2016

English Quiz (Error Detection ) SSC CGL and CPO 2016_40.1
Directions ( Q.1-10 ) : In the following questions, some of the sentences have errors and some have none. Find out which part of a sentence has an error. The number of that part is the answer. If there is no error, your answer is (D) i.e. No error

Q.1 His assistant have and are still doing excellent work for the organization. 
A. His assistant have
B. and are still doing
C. excellent work for the organization.
D. No error 
Ans- A (use ‘done’ with ‘have’) 

Q.2 They were having a birthday party at home next week.  
A. they were having
B. a birthday party at home
C. next week.  
D. No error
Ans- A (use “will have” or “are having” in place of ‘were having’) 

Q.3 The first task is provided sufficient arable land to the dispossessed farmers. 
A. The first task is provided
B. sufficient arable land
C. to the dispossessed farmers
D. No error
Ans- A (use ‘to provide’ in place of ‘provided’) 

Q.4 He always practices the justice and cares for moral principles.  
A. He always practices
B. the justice
C. and cares for moral principles.  
D. No error 
Ans- B (remove ‘article- THE’ before ‘justice’. Justice is uncountable noun. )

Q.5 The whole block of flats including two shops was destroyed in fire. 
A. The whole block of flats
B. including two shops
C. was destroyed in fire.
D. No error
Ans- D (Given sentence is grammatically correct) 
Q.6 Paper should be recycle if possible. 
A. Paper should be
B. recycle
C. if possible.
D. No error
Ans- B (use ‘recycled’ in place of ‘recycle’) 
Q. 7 The inaugural function is temporarily interrupted as the lights suddenly went out. 
A. The inaugural function
B. is temporarily interrupted
C. as the lights suddenly went out.
D. No error
Ans- B (use past tense verb ‘was’ in place of ‘is’) 

Q.8 None of the diplomats at the conference was able either to comprehend or solve the problem. 
A. None of the diplomats at the conference
B. was able either to comprehend
C. or solve the problem.
D. No error
Ans- C (use ‘to’ before solve. ) 

Q.9 Thanks to medical research out lives have become healthier and long. 
A. Thanks to medical research
B. out lives have become
C. healthier and long.
D. No error
Ans- C (use ‘longer’ . when we use two adjectives with conjunction, we use same degree of comparison ) 
Q.10 No sooner did he see the traffic policeman, he wore seat belt. 
A. No sooner did he see
B. the traffic policeman,
C. he wore seat belt. 
D. No error
Ans- C (use ‘than’  before ‘he’ . No sooner is followed by ‘than’) 

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