English Questions – Spotting Error (New pattern based) set – 138

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Choose the grammatically correct sentence from the given sentences.

  1. a) The prevalence of corruption at all level of society is widely acknowledged and self-evident.
    b) Statistics are readily available, but for illustrative purposes they are hard necessary:
    c) one need only open one’s eyes to see the widespread effects of the moral gaps in public policy and working life.
    d) This capacity-building work is carried out in a number of ways.
    A) Only a
    B) Only a & b
    C) Only b & c
    D) Only c & d
    E) No Error
    Answer & Explanation
  2. a) Bahá’ís work with small groups of children with the aim of consolidating their moral character,
    b) A series of study materials have also been develop by the international Bahá’í community,
    c) with the intention of helping adults understand its higher moral purpose.
    d) One after the other they come out of the closet.
    A) Only a
    B) Only a & b
    C) Only b & c
    D) Only a & d
    E) No Error
    Answer & Explanation
  3. a) But the casting couch is an established tradition in Hollywood.
    b) when the memory of Weinstein fades, it will still be there in full force.
    c) It can be done at the point of a sword, through inducement, or willingly.
    d) A close friend of mine has an interesting tale to tell about corporate America.
    A) Only a
    B) Only a & b
    C) Only b & c
    D) Only c & d
    E) No Error
    Answer & Explanation
  4. a) As Shakespeare said, hell hath no fury as a woman scorned.
    b) By this time he had became paranoid.
    c) They in turn scotched every prospects that he had in advancing in his job.
    d) As they say in baseball, three strikes and you are out.
    A) Only a
    B) Only a & b
    C) Only b & c
    D) Only a & d
    E) No Error
    Answer & Explanation
  5. a) Little wonder then that the government went into defensive mode, calling out naysayers and pessimists.
    b) It will also be concerne about the self-fulfilling nature of economic pessimism.
    c) If everyone believes times are bad, tightens their purse strings and reduces spending, then the economy does indeed go down.
    d) In a worst-case scenario, this could turn in Despair 2018.
    A) Only a
    B) Only a & c
    C) Only b & c
    D) Only c & d
    E) No Error
    Answer & Explanation
  6. a) He returned to India, where he speak to a friend, as straight-laced a man as a man can be.
    b) His energy, zeal, hard work and belief in India continues to be inspiring in some way.
    c) A lot of black money holders have done business for decades in a culture of tax evasion.
    d) Nobody wants to grow or take big risks in an atmosphere of fear.
    A) Only a
    B) Only a & b
    C) Only b & c
    D) Only c & d
    E) No Error
    Answer & Explanation
  7. a) The government also seem to have missed out on the concept of ‘change management’.
    b) That if not all of us, then many of we, have a little Weinstein bobbing inside of us.
    c) Sexual harassment rides on the most basic, and the most base, of human instincts.
    d) India is one of the few countries with hunger data in NSSO surveys.
    A) Only a
    B) Only a & b
    C) Only b & c
    D) Only c & d
    E) No Error
    Answer & Explanation
  8. a) Many feels embarrassed by such a low hunger ratio.
    b) Besides, huge subsidies to two-third of the population look unwarranted if only 2% are hungry.
    c) Additional income was used not for more calories but to switch to superior foods and non-food items.
    d) Clearly the poor have priorities other than calories.
    A) Only a
    B) Only a & b
    C) Only b & c
    D) Only c & d
    E) No Error
    Answer & Explanation
  9. a) To insist that their reported and demonstrated lack of hunger is illusory is patronising elitism.
    b) Many studies show that mechanization has greatly reduced calorie requirements.
    c) To insist that their reported and demonstrated lack of hunger is illusory is patronising elitism.
    d) Many studies show that mechanization has greatly reduced calorie requirements.
    A) Only a
    B) Only a & b
    C) Only b & c
    D) Only c & d
    E) No Error
    Answer & Explanation
  10. a) Instead of walking for miles, people now cycle or take buses.
    b) whatever the exaggerations, surely there are genuine problems to.
    c) Again, many studies reveal discrimination against women, especially female children, on food and health spending.
    d) The answer is better sanitation rather than more food subsidies.
    A) Only a
    B) Only a & d
    C) Only b & c
    D) Only c & d
    E) No Error
    Answer & Explanation

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