ERROR DETECTION FOR SSC CHSL 2016 EXAM

Directions (1-15): In this section a number
of sentences are given. The sentences are given in different parts. Red 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.
Q1. Modern man must pull himself off together
and act his part in life as God’s own most favorite creature.
(a) Modern man must pull himself off
together 
(b) and act his part in life  
(c) as God’s own most favorite creature  
(d) No error 
  

Q2. There would be fewer follies, and
happiness and good feeling all round if we applied the scientific attitude for
all our affairs.
(a) There would be fewer follies,
(b) and happiness and good feeling all round  
(c) if we applied the scientific attitude for
all our affairs
(d) No error 
 
Q3. Meera told to the teacher that she
couldn’t come for the rehearsal the next day.
(a) Meera told to the teacher  
(b) that she couldn’t come for the rehearsal  
(c) the next day
(d) No error 
 
Q4. I am told that Anjali has been suffering
from fever since ten days.
(a) I am told that Anjali has been
(b) suffering from fever
(c) since ten days  
(d) No error 
 
Q5. The armed forces have been working around
the clock to bring a semblance of normality in the flood-affected areas.
(a) The armed forces have been working around
the clock  
(b) to bring a semblance of normality  
(c) in the flood-affected areas
(d) No error 
 
Q6. Just when Alfred Nobel’s discoveries were
beginning to bring him rewards, which were to make him one of the richest man
of his day, an anti-Nobel campaign was started in France.
(a) Just when Alfred Nobel’s discoveries were
beginning to bring him rewards,
(b) which were to make him one of the richest
man of his day,   
(c) an anti-Nobel campaign was started in
France
(d) No error 
 
Q7. The teacher was happy when he entered the
class which comprised of a hundred students.
(a) The teacher was happy   
(b) when he entered the class
(c) which comprised of a hundred students
(d) No error 
 
Q8. In china, scholars have discovered a
language that women involved among themselves with a script that was less
complex than the official Chinese language.
(a) In china, scholars have discovered a
language
(b) that women involved among themselves  
(c) with a script that was less complex than
the official Chinese language
(d) No error 
 
Q9. In most of the States, forty per cent of
people under thirty years is undernourished.
(a) In most of the States,   
(b) forty per cent of people under thirty
years
(c) is undernourished
(d) No error 
 
Q10. Yet, firms and other concerns are
spending large sums of money all time, and somehow we take this for granted and
never stop to wonder where it comes from.
(a) Yet, firms and other concerns are
spending large sums of money all time,
(b) and somehow we take this for granted
(c) and never stop to wonder where it comes
from
(d) No error 
 
Q11. Scarcely we had finished observing this,
when we were surprised by about a dozen of the old birds jumping in the most
unsafe funny manner towards the sea.
(a) Scarcely we had finished observing this,
(b) when we were surprised by about a dozen
of the old birds
(c) jumping in the most unsafe funny manner
towards the sea
(d) No error 
 
Q12. I asked if she has looked everywhere and
she said ‘yes’.
(a) I asked
(b) if she has looked everywhere  
(c) and she said ‘yes’
(d) No error 
 
Q13. Had I realized that it was such a long
way, I would take a taxi.
(a) Had I realized
(b) that it was such a long way,
(c) I would take a taxi
(d) No error 
 


Q14. Thank you for your invitation for lunch
which I am very pleased to accept.
(a) Thank you for your invitation for lunch
(b) which I am very pleased
(c) to accept.
(d) No error
Q15. As people keep more and more animals as
pets, more and more animal-related law suits reaching the courts.
(a) As people keep more and more animals as
pets,
(b) more and more animal-related law suits
(c) reaching the courts.
(d) No error
   

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