English language Quiz based on Error Detection

English language Quiz , based on Error Detection

Error Detection is an important component of English section in banking and other government examinations . Error Detection  becomes very scoring if attempted in a right way. Our website provides better approach for reading comprehension . We provide Error Detection quiz for IBPS PO, SBI PO, RRB PO, SBI clerk, IBPS PO,SSC exam. Error Detection  quiz is designed from beginner to advance level. Error Detection quiz involves all the types of Error Detection  for prelims and mains level. Our Error Detection  quiz will help many students in having a good grip on Error Detection  . Error Detection  quiz will increase their overall score. Error Detection  quiz is a must have tool to the marks.

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


Q1. (a) Shiksha Sahayog Yojana was launched with /(b) the object to lessen /(c)the burden of parents for meeting /(d)the educational expenses of their children. /(e)No error

Answer & Explanation

Exp. Replace ‘for’ with ‘in’.


Q2. (a)The poverty estimates indicate that /(b)the highest poverty headcount ratio exist in Bihar /(c)at fifty four per cent as against /(d)the national average of thirty’ per cent. /(e)No error

Answer & Explanation

Exp.  Replace ‘exist’ with ‘exists’.


Q3. (a)The predominant presence of the textile industry in Indian economy/(b)is manifested in its significant contribution to /(c)industrial production, employment generation, /(d)and foreign exchange earnings. /(e)No error

Answer & Explanation

Exp. Insert ‘the’ before ‘indian’.

Q4. (a)An important objective of development planning in India has been /(b)to provide for increasing employment opportunities /(c)not only to meet the backlog of the unemployed /(d)but also the new additions to the labour force. /(e)No error

Answer & Explanation

Exp. It should be ‘to meet not only’.


Q5.(a)The importance of sports in harnessing /(b)the power of youth towards /(c)nation building and economic development /(d)was evident ever since the 1986 Olympic games. /(e)No error

Answer & Explanation

Exp. Replace ‘was’ with ‘has been’.


Q6. The journalist alongwith (1)/the camera crew were(2)/ kidnapped by the(3)/ militants last night.(4)/ No error.(5)

Answer & Explanation

Exp. Use ‘was’ in place of ‘were’. Here, the subject is the journalist which is singular.


Q7. She told her son (1)/ to wait in the car (2)/ until she does not (3)/ returns from the shop.  (4)/ No error. (5)

Answer & Explanation

Exp. It should be ‘until she returns’. In conditional clauses negatives are not used with until and unless.


Q8. The number of flu cases (1)/ is decreasing slowly, (2)/ thanks to the (3)/ timely governmental efforts. (4)/ No error.(5)

Answer & Explanation

Exp. The sentence is correct.


Q9. The principal spotted Indira (1)/ which was sitting in (2)/ the canteen at the time when (3)/ she should be attending the classes.  (4)/ No error. (5)

Answer & Explanation

Exp. Use ‘who’ in place of ‘which’. For persons relative pronoun who is used.


Q10. If I will meet(1)/Nayan in the meeting (2)/ I will give (3)/ him your message. (5) /No error.(5)

Answer & Explanation

Exp. Remove ‘will’. If the principal clause is in Future Tense, Simple Present Tense is used in the conditional clause.

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