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IBPS Clerk VI Pre Spotting Errors asked in 26 nov. 2016

IBPS Clerk VI Prelims Exam 26th November 2016 – Memory Based Error Spotting Set 1

 Candidates those who are all going to write the examination can check this pattern and make use it.

1. Lay your books aside and / (a) lay down to rest / (b) for a while. / (c) No error / (d)

2. Two lakhs of people /(a) attended the meeting/(b) held in Parade grounds./(c) No error./(d)

3. There is a Bach’s violin concerto /(a) on the radio / (b) at 6 p.m. this evening./ (c) No error/(d)

4. The families /(a) are living in Gulmohar Park / (b) for the last two decades./(c) No error./ (d)

5. We went / (a) with Guptas to a /(b) movie called ‘Deewar’ . /(c) No error / (d)

6. Once an old hermit / (a) saw a cat /(b) pounce upon a rat./ (c) No error. /(d)

7. A computer virus works exactly / (a) like the biological variety / (b) which invade the human body/ (c) No error. /


8). When I first started my school / (a) my boys had / (b) no evident love for music. / (c) No error / (d)

9. My uncle / (a) has left / (b) for Bombay last Saturday. / (c) No error. / (d)

10. Don’t think / (a) you can deceive me / (b) like you did my brother. / (c) No error. /(d)


Answer: (b)
Explanation: Change lay into lie. These are to different words lay laid, laid and lie lay, lain are the forms . Lie is used for living.

2.Answer: (a)

Explanation: Change lakhs into lakh. Hundred, thousand, lakh etc are used singular after numbers.

3. Answer: (d)

4. Answer: (b)

Explanation: Change are living into have been living continuous + since / for + Unit of time are the features of perfect continuous tense.

5. Answer: (b)

Explanation: Insert the before Guptas. Guptas are known to the subject.

6. Answer: (d)

Explanation: Pounce on / upon is a Phrasal word means move to attack quickly.

7. Answer: (b)

Explanation: Exactly and like never go together.

8. Answer: (b)

Explanation: Change boys into students or pupils.

9. Answer: (b)

Explanation: Omit has. Last yesterday and ago refer to simple past.

10. Answer: (c)

Explanation: change like into as. Like is used for similarity as is used for examples.

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