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Spotting Errors : Based on Nouns for SSC-CGL, CHSL,  SBI-IBPS PO/CLERK EXAMS Set -3

Direction: (Q. Nos 1-22): The sentence given below, have three parts, indicated by (a), (b) and (c). Read each sentence to find out whether there is an error. If you find an error in any part [(a), (b) or (c)] of a sentence, indicate your response by blackening the letter related to that part in the answer sheet provided. If a sentence has no error, indicate by blacking the part (d), which stands for ‘No error’. (Ignore the error of punctuation, if any)

  1. The ticket window (a)/ remained closed (b) / throughout the day (c) / No error (d)

  2. There should be (a)/ no furnitures (b) / in my room (c) / No error (d)

  3. Order has been issued (a) / for his transfer to another district (b) / but he has not received them so far (c) / No error (d)

  4. Although she has studied (a) / English for almost a year (b) / she is yet to learn the alphabets (c) / No error (d)

  5. There are two scores of books (a) / which are lying (b) / unused in the library (c) / No error (d)

  6. Children are prone (a) / to making mischief (b) / if they have nothing to do (c) / No error (e)

  7. Sheeps are economically useful (a) / and so they are reared (b) / in the hills (c) / No error (e)

  8. I have not gone through (a) / the letter and so I am not aware (b) / of its content (c) / No error (d)

  9. I shall not attend the meeting (a) / since I have many works to complete (b) / within allotted time (c) / No error (d)

  10. You should always be (a) / true to your words (b) / if you are to succeed in life (c) / No error (d)

  11. It is a pity (a) / that even five years old boys (b) / are engaged in hazardous factories (c) / No error (d)

  12. I gave him (a) / two hundred rupees notes (b) / for depositing (c) / No error (d

  13. It is not my business (a) / to give an advice to those (b) / who are not sensible enough to deal with their own problems (c) / No error (d)

  14. I don’t think (a) / it is your house (b) / It is somebody’s else (c) / No error (d)

  15. She misplaced her spectacle (a) / is now feeling (b) / great difficulty in studying (c) / No error (d)

  16. Arabian Nights are (a) / a collection of (b) / very interesting episodes of adventure (c) / No error (d)

  17. I hope to visit (a) / my uncle only next year (b) / during summer vacations (c) / No error (d)

  18. Ration has run out (a) / and the District Magistrate (b) / has been informed (c) / No error (d)

  19. The table’s wood (a) / is infested with mite (b) / and I am likely to dispose it off (c) / No error (d)

  20. To morale of the army (a) / was high because the news (b) / coming from the front are very encouraging (c) / No error (d)

  21. I can’t come to you now (a) / because a lot of works (b) / remains to be done (c) / No error (d)

  22. A farmer was leading oxes (a) / to his field for ploughing (b) / early in the morning (c) / No error (d)

Answer Key with Explanation

  1.  (a) ‘Counter’ in place of ‘window’

  2. (b) ‘furniture’ has no plural form Remove ‘s’

  3. (a) ‘Orders have been’ in place of ‘order has been’.

  4. (c) ‘Alphabet’ in place of ‘alphabets’.

  5. (a) ‘Score’ in place of ‘scores’.

  6. (b) ‘Mischief’ in place of ‘mischiefs’.

  7. (a) ‘sheep’ in place of ‘sheeps’.

  8. (c) ‘contents’ in place of ‘content’.

  9. (b) ‘much work’ in place of ‘many works’.

  10. (b) ‘word’ in place of ‘words’.

  11. (b) ‘year’ in place of ‘years’.

  12. (b) ‘rupee’ in place of ‘rupees’.

  13. (b) Delete ‘an’.

  14. (c) Use ‘somebody else’s’

  15. (a) ‘Spectacles’ in place of ‘spectacle’.

  16. (a) Replace ‘are’ by ‘is’.

  17. (c) ‘vacation’ in place of ‘vacations’.

  18. (a) ‘Rations have’ in place of ‘ration has’.

  19. (a) Replace ‘table’s wood’ by ‘wood of the table’.

  20. (c) Replace ‘are’ by ‘is’.

  21. (b) ‘work’ in place of ‘works’.

  22. (a) Replace ‘oxes’ by ‘oxen’.

Noun Exercise by Ajay Sharma with Set-2nd(a)