SPOTTING ERRORS: SSC CGL CHSL CPO Exercise 2 Questions 51 to 100

SPOTTING ERRORS: Exercise 2 Questions 51 to 100

Directions: Read each sentence and find out whether there is any grammatical error in it. The error, if any, will be in one part of the sentence. The number of that part is the answer. If there is no error, the answer is (e), i.e., No error. (Ignore the errors of punctuation, if any.)
  1. The person who (a)/ they are (b)/ referring to is none other (c)/ than my close friend (a)/ No error. (e).
  2. Mahesh was kind enough to (a)/ inform us about the (b)/ conspiracy but declined to (c)/ name the person behind it. (d)/ No error. (e)
  3. He told the policeman (a)/ that he would rather (b)/ starve to stealing to get (c)/ what he has been aspiring for. (d)/ No error. (e)
  4. In spite of the workload yesterday (a)/ Nitin manages to play (b)/ it cool and continued (c)/ with his work as usual. (d)/ No error. (e)
  5. The demand of the workers (a)/ union that the dismissed (b)/ employee to reinstated, has (c)/ been accepted by the management. (d)/ No error. (e)
  6. We saw a man (a)/ from the mist (b)/ but we could not (c)/ see who he was. (d)/ No error. (e)
  7. The saint at that time believes (a)/ that it was his mission (b)/ to spread (c)/ the message of God to all. (d)/ No error. (e)
  8. He addressed people (a)/ and tried his best (b)/ to convince them that (c)/ his decisions were correct. (d)/ No error. (e)
  9. If you are good (a)/ to people, (b)/ you will be (c)/ treated well by themselves. (d)/ No error. (e)
  10. Whenever you talk (a)/ take care that (b)/ others are not hurt (c)/ by your words. (d)/ No error. (e)

Answers

  1. (a) : Part ‘a’ should be “The person whom”.
  2. (b) : Part ‘b’ should be “to inform us of the”.
  3. (c) : Part ‘c’ should be “starve than steal to get”.
  4. (b) : Part ‘b’ should be “Nitin managed to play”.
  5. (c) : Part ‘c’ should be “employee be reinstated, has”.
  6. (b) : Part ‘b’ should be “through the mist”.
  7. (a) : Part ‘a’ should be “The saint at that time believed”.
  8. (a) : Part ‘a’ should be “He addressed the people”.
  9. (d) : Part ‘d’ should be “by them”.
  10. (e) : “No error”.
  1. In your mind (a)/ develop an image of (b)/ what you would like to (c)/ become in future. (d)/ No error. (e)
  2. We take up (a)/ this issue in the (b)/ next meeting of (c)/ our housing Society. (d)/ No error. (e)
  3. I have searched (a)/ all relevant books (b)/ into the library (c)/ before writing this note. (d)/ No error. (e)
  4. Don’t offer me (a)/ any explanation now, (b)/ I am not going to (c)/ accept it today. (d)/ No error. (e)
  5. The book is written (a)/ in a simple and (b)/ lucid manner with a (c)/ number of well-drawned illustrations. (d)/ No error. (e)
  6. If you do not (a)/ submit the report (b)/ in the next two days (c)/ all of us will be delay. (d)/ No error. (e)
  7. She had offered (a)/ a temporary assignment but (b)/ she turned it down saying that (c)/ she would accept only a permanent one. (d)/ No error. (e)
  8. These days Ashok along with (a)/ his friends does not go (b)/ to a walk (c)/ in morning. (d)/ No error. (e)
  9. All the parties (a)/ whose presidents were asked to resign (b)/ were involved in (c)/ anti-national activities.(d)/ No error. (e)
  10. I can hear (a)/ the conversation inside (b)/ but nobody is coming (c)/ to opening door. (d)/ No error. (e)

Answers

  1. (c) : Part ‘c’ should be “what you will like to”.
  2. (a) : Part ‘a’ should be “We shall take up”.
  3. (c) : Part ‘c’ should be “in the library”.
  4. (e) : Part ‘e’ “No error”.
  5. (d) : Part ‘d’ should be “number of well-drawn illustrations”.
  6. (d) : Part ‘d’ should be “all of us will be delayed”.
  7. (a) : Part ‘a’ should be “She was offered”.
  8. (c) : Part ‘c’ should be “for a walk”.
  9. (e) : Part ‘e’ “No error”.
  10. (d) : Part ‘d’ should be “to open the door” or “for opening the door”.
  1. I do not understand (a)/ what to make employees (b)/ so agitated on (c)/ such trivial issues. (d)/ No error. (e)
  2. The boss told his secretary (a)/ that she was a lazy girl (b)/ and that she has done (c)/ her work very badly (d)/ No error. (e)
  3. I have been visiting your office (a)/ since last several years (b)/ but had never met (c)/ such a hopeless clerk as this. (d)/ No error. (e)
  4. As there was no time (a)/ the remaining items (b)/ were deferred into (c)/ the next meeting. (d)/ No error. (e)
  5. We demonstrated (a)/ to them how (b)/ we were prepared (c)/ the artistic pattern. (d)/ No error. (e)
  6. The new assignment is (a)/ more challenging than (b)/ much of the (c)/ earlier assignments. (d)/ No error. (e)
  7. When the doctor found (a)/ that the player has taken (b)/ prohibited medicines, he reported (c)/ the matter to the team manager. (d)/ No error. (e)
  8. We are sure that (a)/ they will definitely help us (b)/ if we approach (c)/ them well in advance. (d)/ No error. (e)
  9. They now claim that (a)/ they would have (b)/ guided us if we (c)/ would have requested them. (d)/ No error. (e)
  10. None of the passengers were (a)/ aware of what (b)/ was going to happen (c)/ in the next two hours. (d)/ No error. (e)

Answers

  1. (b) : Part ‘b’ should be “what makes employees”.
  2. (c) : Part ‘c’ should be “and that she had done”.
  3. (b) : Part ‘b’ should be “for last several years” & (c): Part ‘c’ should be “but have never met”.
  4. (c) : Part ‘c’ should be “were deferred to”.
  5. (c) : Part ‘c’ should be “we had prepared”.
  6. (c) : Part ‘c’ should be “many of the earlier ones”.
  7. (b) : Part ‘b’ should be “that the player had taken”.
  8. (e) : Part ‘e’ “No error”.
  9. (d) : Part ‘d’ should be “had requested them”.
  10. (a) : Part ‘a’ should be “None of the passengers was”.
  1. Whatever he was (a)/ today is only because (b)/ of his mother who was (c)/ a renowned scientist. (d)/ No error. (e)
  2. The head of the department, along with his colleagues (a)/ are coming to attend (b)/ the conference which is (c)/ scheduled this afternoon. (d)/ No error. (e)
  3. One of the most effective (a)/ solutions is that (b)/ she should work on Sunday (c)/ and complete the assignment. (d)/ No error. (e)
  4. If he does not (a)/ submit his explanation in (b)/ next 1 week (c)/ all of us will be jailed. (d)/ No error. (e)
  5. He was offered (a)/ a temporary post but he (b)/ declined it saying that (c)/ he would accept only a permanent one. (d)/ No error. (e)
  6. These days Vishu along with his (a)/ friends do not go (b)/ for shopping (c)/ in the weekends. (d)/ No error. (e)
  7. All the departments (a)/ whose heads were sacked (b)/ were involved in (c)/ the fraud. (d)/ No error. (e)
  8. I can feel (a)/ the presence of someone outside (b)/ but nobody is responding (c)/ to my shouting. (d)/ No error. (e)
  9. I do not understand (a)/what makes people (b)/so unhappy for (c)/such minor problems. (d)/No error. (e) 815. The officer told his assistant (a)/ that as a child he was an active (b)/ boy and that he has done (c)/ his work
  10. very diligently. (d)/ No error. (e)

Answers

  1. (a) : Part ‘a’ should be “Whatever he is”.
  2. (b) : Part ‘b’ should be “is coming to attend”.
  3. (e) : Part ‘e’ “No error”.
  4. (c) : Part ‘c’ should be “the next week”.
  5. (e) : Part ‘e’ “No error”.
  6. (b) : Part ‘b’ should be “friends does not go”.
  7. (e) : Part ‘e’ “No error”.
  8. (e) : Part ‘e’ “No error”.
  9. (c) : Part ‘c’ should be “so unhappy with”.
  10. (c) : Part ‘c’ should be “boy and that he did”.
  1. As there was enough time, (a)/ the pending issues (b)/ were also discussed with (c)/ the same meeting. (d)/ No error. (e)
  2. He demonstrated (a)/to them how (b)/ he was prepared (c)/ the miraculous fuel. (d)/ No error. (e)
  3. When the people knew (a)/ the details of his social service (b)/ they felicitated him and (c)/ donate him huge sums. (d)/ No error. (e)
  4. They will come back (a)/ in about month’s time (b)/ even though they do not (c)/ complete the work. (d)/ No error. (e)
  5. None of the players were (a)/ found to have (b)/ consumed anything (c)/ that was prohibited. (d)/ No error. (e)
  6. We are all aware (a)/ that he is more (b)/ considerate that any one (c)/ of our earlier managers. (d)/ No error. (e)
  7. If the employees would have (a)/ succeeded in their attempt, (b)/ they would have (c)/ achieved a good target. (d)/ No error. (e)
  8. Things will not (a)/ improve unless (b)/ you yourself (c)/ look into it. (d)/ No error. (e)
  9. He not only believes (a)/ in hard work but (b)/ also in honesty (c)/ of the highest order. (d)/ No error. (e)
  10. Why is it that (a)/ don’t you understand (b)/ even when it is explained (c)/ to you again and again? (d)/ No error. (e)

Answers

  1. (c) : Part ‘c’ should be “were also discussed in”.
  2. (c) : Part ‘c’ should be “he had prepared”.
  3. (d) : Part ‘d’ should be “donated him huge sums”.
  4. (c) : Part ‘c’ should be “even if they do not complete the work”.
  5. (a) : Part ‘a’ should be “None of the players was”.
  6. (c) : Part ‘c’ should be “considerate than any one”.
  7. (a) : Part ‘a’ should be “If the employees had”.
  8. (d) : Part ‘d’ should be “look into them”.
  9. (a) : Part ‘a’ should be “He believes not only”.
  10. (b) : Part ‘b’ should be “you don’t understand”.

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