English Quiz ( Error Detection) SSC CGL and CPO 2016





Directions(Q.1-10): In this section a number of sentences are given. The sentences are given in different parts. Read each sentence to find out whether there is an error in any part. No sentence has more than one error. When you find an error in any of the parts indicate your response. 


 1. They all met in a room a)/which was close to the Centre b)/to discuss about the plan of action. c)/No error d)
They all met in a room
which was close to the Centre
to discuss about the plan of action
No error
2. Two hundred miles a)/ are not a great distance. b)/ in these days of fast travel by aeroplanes. c)/ No error d)
Two hundred miles
are not a great distance.
in these days of fast travel by aeroplanes
No error
3. When the police accused him with theft a)/ nobody believed them b)/ as he was well-known for his honesty. c)/No error d)
When the police accused him with theft
nobody believed them
as he was well-known for his honesty
No error
4. This text-book in Physics, which has been a)/ written for undergraduate students b)/ comprises of fourteen chapters. c)/ No error d)
This text-book in Physics, which has been
written for undergraduate students
comprises of fourteen chapters.
No error
5. He went to England to work as a doctor a)/but returned back b)/as he could not endure the weather there. c)/ No error d)
He went to England to work as a doctor
but returned back
as he could not endure the weather there
No error
6. The meeting, scheduled to be held a)/ between 2 p.m. to 3 p. m. b)/was postponed suddenly. c)/ No error d)
The meeting, scheduled to be held
between 2 p.m. to 3 p. m.
was postponed suddenly.
No error
7. Originally they had planned to buy an air-conditioner, a)/but finally settled for an air cooler b)/as the cost of the latter was very less. c)/ No error d)
Originally they had planned to buy an air-conditioner
but finally settled for an air cooler
as the cost of the latter was very less.
No error
8. He was conferred with an honorary D. Litt. degree a)/in recognition of his services b)/to the cause of learning. c)/No error d)
He was conferred with an honorary D. Litt. degree
in recognition of his services
to the cause of learning.
No error
9. Unfortunately, in spite of the best efforts of various trade unions, a)/ the factory has been under lockout for the past one month b)/to the chagrin of all. c)/No error d)
Unfortunately, in spite of the best efforts of various trade unions
the factory has been under lockout for the past one month
to the chagrin of all.
No error
10. What we fail to understand a)/is that the life of a scientist b)/will always be different from a politician. c)/No error d)
What we fail to understand
is that the life of a scientist
will always be different from a politician.
No error
               

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