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SSC English free practice set: Spotting Errors (Set-1)

Nov 1, 2017 18:35 IST
    SSC English practice set
    SSC English practice set

    SSC conducts the eleven exams throughout the year and English language is associated with most of its exam carrying equal weightage as other parts. Excelling in English language section does not require any extra efforts. The all you need is the basic command over it.

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    Spotting Errors is one of the topics, which is usually asked in SSC exams. There are 2-3 questions that are framed in these exams. So, keep on practice them and observe the type of questions. We have prepared some questions based on the previous occurrence of the questions. So, Just go to them thoroughly and attempt these-

    SSC English free questions: Spotting Errors

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    Directions: In each questions read each sentence to find out the whether there is any error in it. The error if any will be in one part of the sentence. The number of that part is the answer. Ignore the errors of punctuations if any.

    Q1. You must either (1)/ be regular with your studies(2)/ and study for longer period before the examination (3) / No error (4)

    (a)You must either

    (b) be regular with your studies

    (c) and study for longer period before the examination

    (d)No error

    Q2. The new taxation rates (1)/ announced by the government (2)/ are bound to effect the export

    sector (3)/ No error (4)

    (a) The new taxation rates

    (b) announced by the government

    (c) are bound to effect the export sector

    (d)No error

    Q3. These days job opportunities are not as better (1)/as they used to be (2)/ in the early 70s (3)/ No error (4)

    (a) These days job opportunities are not as better

    (b) as they used to be

    (c) in the early 70’s

    (d)No error

    Q4. When viewed with his point of view the (1) / entire episode assumes (2)/ a different colour

    altogether(3)/ No error (4)

    (a) When viewed with his point of view the

    (b) entire episode assumes

    (c) a different colour altogether

    (d)No error

    Q5. On many occasions (1)/ we did helped the poor (2)/people by way of giving them food to eat and clothes to put on (3)/ No error (4)

    (a) On many occasions

    (b) we did helped the poor

    (c) people by way of giving them food to eat and clothes to put on

    (d)No error

    Q6. Unless it is accepted to both the parties an(1)/ arbitrator would be of no (2) / use to settle this

    dispute (3)/ No error (4)

    (a) Unless it is accepted to both the parties an

    (b) arbitrator would be of no

    (c) use to settle this dispute

    (d)No error

    Q7. Although the manager was keen on getting the work(1)/done through sudhir yesterday (2)he tries to avoid it (3)/ No error (4)

    (a) Although the manager was keen on getting the work

    (b) Done through sudhir yesterday

    (c) he tries to avoid it

    (d)No error

    Q8. The various consequences off (1)/ the decision taken by the (2)/ finance ministry was not foreseen by the bureaucrats (3)/ No error (4)

    (a) The various consequences off

    (b) the decision taken by the

    (c)finance ministry was not foreseen by the bureaucrats

    (d)No error

    Q9. I never considered him to be a person who would (1)/ go back on his promise and (2)/ then do not

    even apologise (3)/ No error (4)

    (a) I never considered him to be a person who would

    (b) go back on his promise and

    (c) then do not even apologise

    (d)No error

    Q10. Having finished at school (1)/Raghu thought/ of going to Bombay in (2)/ search some job (3)/ No

    error (4)

    (a) Having finished at school

    (b) Raghu thought of going to Bombay in

    (c) search some job

    (d)No error

    Q11. When shall we (1)/ arrive (2)/ to our destination ?(3)/ No error (4)

    (a) When shall we

    (b) arrive

    (c) to our destination ?

    (d)No error

    Q12. Based on the newspaper reports (1)/ we can conclude that (2)/ many accidents caused by

    reckless driving (3)/ No error (4)

    (a) Based on the newspaper reports

    (b) we can conclude that

    (c) many accidents caused by reckless driving

    (d)No error

    Q13. Females (1)/ are not appointed(2)/ in our college (3)/ No error (4)

    (a) Females

    (b) are not appointed

    (c) in our college

    (d)No error

    Q14. The officer (1)/ is angry on the clerk (2)/ for not attending to the work (3)/ No error (4)

    (a) The officer

    (b) is angry on the clerk

    (c) for not attending to the work

    (d)No error

    Q15. No sooner (1) / I had spoken (2) than he left (3)/ No error (4)

    (a)No sooner

    (b) I had spoken

    (c) than he left

    (d)No error

    Q16. Computer education (1)/ in universities and colleges (2) leaves much to be desired (3)/ No error (4)

    (a)Computer education

    (b) in universities and colleges

    (c) leaves much to be desired

    (d)No error

    Q17. You will be prosecuted (1)/ for bringing seeds (2)/into Australia ((3)/ No error (4)

    (a) You will be prosecuted

    (b) for bringing seeds

    (c) into Australia

    (d)No error

    Q18. You must either tell me (1)/ the whole story or at least (2)/ the first half of it (3)/No error (4)

    (a) You must either tell me

    (b) the whole story or at least

    (c) the first half of it

    (d)No error

    Q19. Our new neighbours (1)/ had been living in Arizona (2)/since ten years before moving to their present house (3)/ No error (4)

    (a) Our new neighbours

    (b) had been living in Arizona

    (c) since ten years before moving to their present house

    (d)No error

    Q20. The patient (1)/ was accompanied (2)/with his friend (3)/ No error (4)

    (a) The patient

    (b) was accompanied

    (c) with his friend

    (d)No error

    Answer Key

    1

    c

    11

    c

    2

    c

    12

    c

    3

    a

    13

    d

    4

    a

    14

    b

    5

    b

    15

    b

    6

    a

    16

    c

    7

    c

    17

    c

    8

    c

    18

    a

    9

    c

    19

    c

    10

    c

    20

    c

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