ERROR DETECTION QUESTIONS FOR CHSL 2016 EXAM

Directions (1-15): In the following questions, the sentences have an error, Find out the error and mark as your correct response.
 
Q1. Since a stormy wind was blowing, the liner was turned in a half-circle so that the motor launch should be lowered on the side sheltered from the wind.
(a) Since a stormy wind was blowing,
(b) the liner was turned in a half-circle
(c) so that the motor launch should be lowered on the side sheltered from the wind.
(d) No error
Q2. On seeing him cough I asked him since how long he had been ailing.
(a) On seeing him cough
(b) I asked him since how long
(c) he had been ailing.
(d) No error
 
Q3. Unless your doctor has proved that you have a salt-related health problem there is no reason to give up.
(a) Unless your doctor has proved
(b) that you have a salt-related health problem
(c) there is no reason to give up.
(d) No error
 
Q4. The journalist, no matter how sound his judgement or how judicious his sense to perception is cannot impart to news the sober quality of history.
(a) The journalist, no matter how sound his judgement
(b) or how judicious his sense to perception is
(c) cannot impart to news the sober quality of history.
(d) No error
 
Q5. The examinee cut up all the long words from his book and made the answer simpler.
(a) The examinee cut up
(b) all the long words from his book
(c) and made the answer simpler.
(d) No error
 
Q6. They asked him to keep standing there till they had returned.
(a) They asked him
(b) to keep standing there
(c) till they had returned.
(d) No error
 
Q7. The man is mortal and ultimately, he has to leave everything here, yet how irrationally he remains attached to his worldly possessions.
(a) The man is mortal
(b) and ultimately, he has to leave everything here,
(c) yet how irrationally he remains attached to his worldly possessions.
(d) No error
 
Q8. Of the two schemes, I think this is the one most likely to succeed.
(a) Of the two schemes
(b) I think this is the one
(c) most likely to succeed.
(d) No error
 
Q9. He was not considered for promotion because his performance was not as good as the other members of the organization.
(a) He was not considered for promotion
(b) because his performance was not
(c) as good as the other members of the organization.
(d) No error
 
Q10. I’d appreciate spending half an hour with you to discuss about how these and other experiences might be mutually beneficial.
(a) I’d appreciate spending half an hour with you
(b) to discuss about how these and other experiences
(c) might be mutually beneficial.
(d) No error
 
Q11. In some tribal areas people worship snakes and are not scared from them.
(a) In some tribal areas
(b) people worship snakes
(c) and are not scared from them.
(d) No error
 
Q12. Not only it is our duty to support our parents, but also to respect them.
(a) Not only it is our duty
(b) to support our parents,
(c) but also to respect them.
(d) No error
 
Q13. After nagging constantly for months and administering weekly tests the teacher was at last pleased for the boy’s progress.
(a) After nagging constantly for months
(b) and administering weekly tests
(c) the teacher was at last pleased for the boy’s progress.
(d) No error
 
Q14. Don’t think you can say unpleasant things about someone behind his back and not found out.
(a) Don’t think you can say unpleasant things
(b) about someone behind his back
(c) and not found out.
(d) No error
 
Q15.When the police approached him he held up his both hands to show that he was surrendering.
(a) When the police approached him
(b) he held up his both hands
(c) to show that he was surrendering.
(d) No error
 

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