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SSC English free practice set: Spotting Errors (Set-2)

In this article, we have prepared a set of questions based on Spotting errors with their appropriate answers. Almost 2-3 questions out of this topic, are generally inquired in major SSC exams.

Nov 1, 2017 18:38 IST
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SSC English practice set
SSC English practice set

In this article, we have prepared a set of questions based on Spotting errors with their appropriate answers. These questions are inspired from the previous year questions asked in SSC exams. So that, you can understand the question’s type and difficulty level. Almost 2-3 questions out of this topic, are generally inquired in major SSC exams.

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SSC English free questions: Spotting Errors

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. Last night I dream (1)/ I was a Sheikh on the 169th floor (2)/ of Burj Khalifa (3)/ No error (4)

(a) Last night I dream

(b) I was a Sheikh on the I 69th floor

(c) of Burj Khalifa

(d)No error

Q2. As soon as (1)/ the lion saw the deer (2)/ he began to run after it (3)/ No error (4)

(a) As soon as

(b) the lion saw the deer

(c) he began to run after it

(d)No error

Q3. The police asked us (1)/ about our movements (2)/on a night of the crime (3)/ No error (4)

(a) The police asked us

(b) about our movements

(c) on a night of the crime

(d)No error

Q4. Did he tell you(1)/why he hasn’t(2)/ come yesterday ? (3)/ No error (4)

(a) Did he tell you

(b) why he hasn’t

(c) come yesterday ?

(d)No error

Q5. It was a pleasant (1) / four hours drive (2)/ from Pune to Nasik (3)/ No error (4)

(a) It was a pleasant

(b) four hours drive

(c) from Pune to Nasik

(d)No error

Q6. A senior doctor (1)expressed concern(2) about physician recommended the vaccine (3)No error(4)

(a)A senior doctor

(b)expressed concern

(c)about physician recommended the vaccine

(d)No error

Q7. We have discussing (1) / all the known mechanisms (2) / of physical growth (3)/No error (4)

(a) We have discussing

(b) all the known mechanisms

(c) of physical growth

(d)No error

Q8. Children enjoy listening to (1) / ghost stories (2) /especially on Halloween night (3) / No error (4)

(a) Children enjoy listening to

(b) ghost stories

(c) especially on Halloween night

(d)No error

Q9. I(1) / have (2) / many works to do (3)/ No error(4)

(a) I

(b) have

(c) many works to do

(d)No error

Q10. There are so many filth (1) / all around (2) / the place (3) / No error (4)

(a) There are so many filth

(b) all around

(c) the place

(d)No error

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Q11. A great many student (1)/ have been declared (2)/ successful(3)/ No error (4)

(a) A great many student

(b) have been declared

(c) successful

(d)No error

Q12. We are going to launch (1)/ this three-crores project (2)/ within the next few months (3)/ No error (4)

(a) We are going to launch

(b) this three-crores project

(c) within the next few months

(d)No error

Q13. I hope to go to shopping (1)/ this weekend (2) / if the weather permits (3)/ No error (4)

(a) I hope to go to shopping

(b) this weekend

(c) if the weather permits

(d)No error

Q14. The lawyer asked (1)/ if it was worth to take (2) / the matter to court (3)/ No error (4)

(a) The lawyer asked

(b) if it was worth to take

(c) the matter to court

(d)No error

Q15. After a carefully investigation(1)/ we discovered (2)/ that the house was infested with termites(3)/ No error (4)

(a) After a carefully investigation

(b) we discovered

(c) that the house was infested with termites

(d)No error

Q16. The future of food companies (1) / seems quite secure (2) / owed to ever-growing demand (3)/ No error (4)

(a) The future of food companies

(b) seems quite secure

(c) owed to ever-growing demand

(d)No error

Q17. The vaccine (1) / when hit the Indian market (2) / is dogged by controversy (3) / No error (4)

(a) The vaccine

(b) when hit the Indian market

(c) is dogged by controversy

(d)No error

Q18. His son(1) / is working (2) / very hardly (3) / No error (4)

(a) His son

(b) is working

(c) very hardly

(d)No error

Q19. Do you know that it was I (1)/ who has done (2) / this piece of beautiful work? (3)/ No error (4)

(a) Do you know that it was I

(b) who has done

(c) this piece of beautiful work?

(d)No error

Q20. The company has ordered(1) / some (2) / new equipments(3) / No error (4)

(a) The company has ordered

(b) some

(c) new equipments

(d)No error

Answer Key

1

a

11

a

2

d

12

b

3

c

13

a

4

b

14

b

5

b

15

a

6

c

16

c

7

a

17

c

8

c

18

c

9

c

19

b

10

a

20

c

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