Mission CGL Mains 2015 : Error Detection Quiz Part – 1

Directions (1 to 20) : Some of the sentences have errors and some have none. Find out which part of a sentence has error and answer the appropriate letter (A, B, C). If there is no error, give the answer corresponding to (D).
1. Seventy-five years (A)/old people and above (B)/ are not allowed to take ride in the amusement park.(C)/No error(D)

2. She counted the books(A)/to make sure that(B)/none of them were missing.(C)/No error./(D)
 
3. It being a holiday(A)/every student wanted to leave(B)/for their hometown.(C)/No error(D)
 
4. There is no doubt(A) /that the Pacific is(B) / the largest of all other oceans. (C)/No error (D)
 
5. They enjoyed(A)/during their (B)/stay in England. (C)/ No error(D)
 
6. The clothes were(A)/ neatly hanged(B)/on the cloth-line.(C)/No error(D)
 
7. Nuclear fission or the splitting(A)/ of the atom are when the nucleus of an atom,(B)/ having captured a neutron, splits into two or more nuclei. (C)/No error (D)
 
8. No sooner the news appeared in the paper than(A)/there was a rush(B)/at the counter. (C)/No error (D)
 
9. They appointed(A)/him as a manager (B)/ as he is efficient and laborious.(C)/No error(D).
 
10. The prices of this article(A)/ varies considerable (B)/in different parts of the country. (C)/No error. (D)
 
11. I lived in a three-hundred (A)/ years old house (B)/ in Bombay. (C)/ No error. (D)
 
12. Even though he was over ninety (A)/he still enjoyed reading novels (B) / and sometimes spend an evening at the cinema (C)./No error. (D)
 
13. Our teacher often emphasizes on (A)/ the need for (B)/a lot of written practice. (C)/ No error(D)
 
14. He told me that(A)/he couldn’t buy the paintings which he wanted very much (B)/because he        hadn’t enough money.(C) No error (D).
 
15. Although he had worked hard (A)/and was understanding as much about the (B)/ subject as I did, he failed to get even a second class in the examination.(C)/No error (D)
 
16. If you do not agree to my request(A)/ then I shall be (B)/ forced to take drastic measures.(C)/No error (D)
 
17. She has told me that her brother might have done much better (A)/at the university last year(B)/had he not given so much time to the students union.(C)/No error (D)
 
18. Surekha was trying for admission in the Engineering college(A)/ even though her parents wanted(B) / her to take up medicine.(C)/No error (D)
 
19. There is no book (A)/in English language (B)/ which is as interesting as this. (C)/No error (D)
 
20. There was a number of conferences(A)/ which produced little(B)/of practical value.(C)/No error (D)
 
Answers Key….
  1.  (A)                                            

  2.  (C)                            
  3.  (C)                            
  4.  (C)                            
  5.  (B)                           
  6.  (B)                           
  7.  (B)                           
  8.  (A)                           
  9.  (B)                           
10.  (A)                           
11.  (A)
12.  (C)                            
13.  (A)                           
14.  (B)                           
15.  (B)                                   
16.  (B)                           
17.  (C)                            
18.  (A)                                   
19.  (B)                          
20.  (A)
 

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