Sunday, July 6, 2014

English Quiz on Spotting Error for SSC CGL Exam


Dear readers, today we are providing you some important English questions on Spotting Error. The explanation is provided as well but try to solve them first. These kind of questions are often asked so it can be helpful for your in upcoming SSC CGL exams.

1. he price(a) /of his car is(b) /higher than your car. (c)/No error(d)

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  • (c) ‘Than that of’ in place of ‘than your’.






2. Two men have(a) /been arrested(b) /by the police who are believed to be involved in the robbery(c)/No error(d)
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  • (c) Here the words ‘who are’ create confusion. It is not clear whether the words are for the police or for the men who have been arrested. Such tags cause confusion and should be avoided.






3. He laid for half an hour unconscious (a) / until he was seen (b) / by a passing vehicle .(c)/ No error (d)
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  • (a) : ‘Lay’ in place of ‘laid’. ‘Lay’ is the past indefinite form of ‘lie’.







4. I advised my son (a) / to engage two coolies instead of one (b) / because the luggage was too much heavy for a single coolie. (c)/ No error
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  • (c)  ‘ Too heavy ‘ in place of ‘too much’.








5. He labours (a) /hard lest(b) /he may fail(c)/No error(d)
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  • (c) ‘Should’ in place of ‘may’. ‘ Lest’ is followed by ‘should’.








6. No sooner did the thief see the policeman (a)/ that he jumped over the wall (b) / and ran away. (c) / No error (d)
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  • (b) : ‘Than’ in place of ‘that.’







7. The flowers smell sweetly(a) /and(b) /are/of great value/No error(d)
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  • (a) ‘Sweet’ in place of ‘sweetly’. Sweetly is an adverb and an adjective should be used here.








8. If I were (a)/ in his shoes (b)/ I would die with shame. (c) / No error (d)
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  • (c) : ‘I would have died’ in place of ‘I would die’. This is the form of structure








9. I am vexed (a) / at him about what (b) / he has done. (c)/ No error (d)
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  • (b) : ‘With ‘in place of ‘at’.







10. It is our duty (a) / to put off our shoes (b) / before entering the sanctum sanctum of any temple or mosque. (c) / No error ( d)
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  • (b) : “Pull Off’ in place of ‘put off’

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