Error Detection for IBPS PO/RRB

December 3, 2017

Error Detection for IBPS PO/RRB

Directions (Q. 1-5): Read each sentence to find out whether there is any grammatical error or idiomatic 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 5). (Ignore errors of punctuation, if any.)

1. The shepherd counted 1)/his sheep and found 2)/ that one of 3)/ them is missing. 4) No Error 5)

2. The teacher were 1)/ impressed by her performance 2)/ and asked her to 3)/participate in the competition. 4) No Error 5)

3. She asked her 1)/ son for help her 2)/ find a place to bury 3)/ the gold ornaments. 4) No Error 5)

4. The painter was 1)/ ask to paint a 2)/ picture of the king, 3)/ sitting on his throne. 4) No Error 5)

5. The story was 1)/ about how an 2)/ intelligent man had saving 3)/ himself from being robbed. 4) No Error 5)

  1. 4; Replace ‘is’ with ‘was’
  2. 1; Replace ‘were’ with ‘was’
  3. 2; Replace ‘for’ with ‘to’
  4. 2; Replace ‘ask’ with ‘asked’
  5. 3; Replace ‘saving’ with ‘saved’

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