English - Error Correction

The committee has prescribed A)/ a code of conduct B)/ about the recovery agents C)/ appointed by banks. D)/ No error E)

A.  A

B.  B

C.  C

D.  D

E.  E

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Choose the word which is most OPPOSITE in meaning of the word printed in bold as used in the passage. Banished

A.  Secluded

B.  Embraced

C.  Included

D.  Loved

E.  Delivered

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Inquest

A.  To investigate

B.  Long period of intensive questioning

C.  Write a dedication to someone

D.   An official inquiry

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He has asked for the names of those employees involved in the project

A.  had asked

B.  having asked about

C.  was asked that

D.  is asking

E.  no correction required

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Driven by the desire to save trees, a)/ residents of a locality b)/ has started using solar appliances c)/ for their everyday needs. d)/ No error. e)

A.  a

B.  b

C.  c

D.  d

E.  e

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The Company has decided (A)/ to allott (B)/ a substantial (C)/ portion (D)/of its profits to research and development. All correct (E).

A.  A

B.  B

C.  C

D.  D

E.  E

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The revized (A) rates (B) of interest will be effective (C) immediately. (D) All correct (E)

A.  (A)

B.  (B)

C.  (C)

D.  (D)

E.  (E)

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The two candidates share/ a reputation for/ competency as well as/ for good communication skills.

A.  The two candidates share

B.  a reputation for

C.  competency as well as

D.  for good communication skills

E.  No error

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Foreign businesses in developing countries have usually problems with lack of infrastructure and rigid laws.

A.  usual problems as

B.  usually problems on

C.  as usual problems like

D.  the usual problems of

E.  No correction required

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Despite taking steps to / encourage foreign investment / there has been any / substantial improvement in our economy.

A.  Despite taking steps to

B.  encourage foreign investment

C.  there has been any

D.  substantial improvement in our economy

E.  No error

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Kidnappers had telephoned the victim’s father from a public booth to conceal his identity.

A.  for concealing his

B.  because of concealing their

C.  to conceal their

D.  by concealing his

E.  No correction required

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Let me do this.

A.  Let us do this.

B.  This be done by me.

C.  Let this be done by me.

D.  Let do this.

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‘Allah’, he said, rising his face towards the star- spangled black sky, “punish me as much as you like- Mahesh died with thirst on his lips.”

A.  raised his face towards the star-spangled black sky

B.  had raised his face towards the star-spangled black sky

C.  rose his face towards the star spangled black sky

D.  raising his face towards the star-spangled black sky

E.  No correction required

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Power to expression has the ability to overcome, neutralise, change or strengthen the transient impression formed on others by one’s initial facial appearance.

A.  Power into expression

B.  Power about expression

C.   Power for expression

D.  Power of expression

E.  No correction required

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Why do certain countries use selective tactics against developing countries?

A.  To help developing countries gain military and economic independence

B.  To help developing countries govern themselves and be economically independent

C.  To ally with developing countries to dominate over other developed countries

D.  To curtail their domination over developing countries

E.  None of these

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India was up for grabs and the only ———block was the English-who also——-imperial ambitions.

A.  Impeding; promoted

B.  solid; encouraged

C.  Stumbling; fostered

D.  limping; nurtured

E.  Mature; having

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A friendship founded on business is best than a business founded on friendship

A.  is good than

B.  is better than

C.  is bestest than

D.  is better then

E.  No correction required

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One of the base laws of nature is that adaptability is the price of survival

A.  basis laws of

B.  basic law of

C.  base law of

D.  basic laws of

E.  No correction required

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What was the old priests definition of a human being?

A.  Those who succeed in life and earn a lot of money are human beings

B.  Thosewho watch for other people’s interests and well being are human beings

C.  Those who put stones and thorns in other people's path are human beings

D.  Those who know how to make other people laugh are human beings

E.  Those who know how to recite shlokas are human beings

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What did the trustee ask during the selection process?

A.  He asked the aspirants to recite shlokas and verses from sacred texts

B.  He asked the aspirants to explain the various procedures of priesthood

C.  He asked the aspirants to give an introduction themselves

D.  He asked the aspirants to tell him the qualities of an ideal priest

E.  Both (1) and (2)

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Though the country / has got independent / in 1947,many districts / still have no electricity.

A.  Though the country

B.  has got independent

C.  in 1947,many districts

D.  still have no electricity

E.  No error

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It is crucially / to obtain the Board's approval / for the terms and conditions /of the merger. //

A.  It is crucially //

B.  to obtain the Board's approval //

C.  for the terms and conditions //

D.  of the merger //

E.  No error //

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  Find the error, if any, in the underlined portion in BOLD, if none mark 5 as your answer.

A.  You really

B.   don't know of whom about

C.   you are speaking

D.   ill of

E.   No error.

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Find the error, if any, in the underlined portion in BOLD, if none mark 5 as your answer.

A.  I received

B.   a letter by

C.   my father after

D.   more than

E.   two weeks. No error

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The government's policy asking banks offering no frills accounts has encouraged many villagers to open bank accounts.  

A.  Asking banks which offer

B.  to ask banks offer

C.  asked banks which offer

D.  Asking banks to offer

E.  No correction required

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China has to be prepared to meet many age-related social and financial challenges in the coming years.

A.  Is been preparing

B.  Was prepared

C.  Have been prepared

D.  Has preparations

E.  No correction required

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It is necessary to ascertain that we can do to attract investment to the manufacturing sector.

A.  How we can do

B.  What we can do

C.  More can be done

D.  That has been done

E.  No correction required

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The soldiers deployed in the town were instructed to exercising restraint and handle the situation peacefully.

A.  was instructed to exercising

B.  were instructed for exercise

C.  were instructed to exercise

D.  was instructing to exercising

E.  No Correction required

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He postponed making a decision until he been given complete information.

A.  till he had been given

B.  until he will get

C.  till he would be giving

D.  till he could be giving

E.  No correction required

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The salaries and the perks of the employees in this institution are not in according with the rest of the industry.

A.  are not in accordance

B.  is not in accordance

C.  are not according

D.  is not on accordance

E.  No correction required

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