Spotting the Errors Questions and Answers : Verbal ability

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1.

I have been (1)/ informed that (2)/Mr. Clinton visits Rajasthan(3) following (4)/ No Error(5)

   A.) 1
   B.) 2
   C.) 3
   D.) 4

Answer: Option 'D'

Place the before following. Here following month has become particular.

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2.

In the field of invention (1)/ the credit goes to a man (2)/ who convinces the world(3)/ with his arguments not to the man who simply thinks.(4)/No Error(5)

   A.) 1
   B.) 2
   C.) 3
   D.) 4

Answer: Option 'B'

Replace a man, by the man. Here man has become particular.

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3.

He claims to be a scientist (1)/ but in reality he (2)/ does not know even (3)/ A B C of science. (4)/ No Error (5)

   A.) 1
   B.) 2
   C.) 3
   D.) 4

Answer: Option 'D'

Place the before ABC, to emphasise 'the' is necessary.

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4.

Her father(1)/ forbade her to go (2)/ to cinema(3)/ with Mohan Singh.(4)/ No Error(5)

   A.) 1
   B.) 2
   C.) 3
   D.) 4

Answer: Option 'C'

Place the before cinema.

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5.

It is an impossible task (1)/ to calculate number(2)/ of creatures living(3)/ on earth.(4)/ No Error(5)

   A.) 1
   B.) 2
   C.) 3
   D.) 4

Answer: Option 'B'

Place the before number.

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6.

The man (1)/ is the only living creature(2) / that can speak (3)/ and smile. (4)/ No Error(5)

   A.) 1
   B.) 2
   C.) 3
   D.) 4

Answer: Option 'A'

Delete the before man.

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7.

He is an atheist(1)/ but today he is going (2)/ to the church(3)/ for offering prayer.(4)/ No Error(5)

   A.) 1
   B.) 2
   C.) 3
   D.) 4

Answer: Option 'C'

Delete the before Church.

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8.

She leads (1)/ a luxurious life (2)/ so she visits every where (3)/ by a car.(4)/ No Error(5)

   A.) 1
   B.) 2
   C.) 3
   D.) 4

Answer: Option 'D'

Delete a before car, (by car, by water, by plane etc..,)

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9.

The principal instructed (1)/ the girls to return(2)/ to the college(3)/ before the sunset.(4)/ No Error(5)

   A.) 1
   B.) 2
   C.) 3
   D.) 4

Answer: Option 'D'

Delete 'the' before sunset.
Note: before sunset, before noon, after daybreak, are some phrases that don't take 'the' between.
He returned home after sunset.
He returned home after the sun had set.

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10.

You must(1)/ be true to your words(2)/ in order to enjoy(3)/ the real reputation in the life.(4) / No Error(5)

   A.) 1
   B.) 2
   C.) 3
   D.) 4

Answer: Option 'D'

Delete 'the' before life.
He is leading a happy life.

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