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Error Detection Quiz for NIACL AO Prelims- 2019

Directions (1-10): In each of the following questions a grammatically correct and meaningful sentence is given and four words are put in BOLD. One of these four words may be misspelt or contextually wrong. You have to identify the misspelt or contextually wrong word and choose the appropriate option as your answer. If all the words are correctly spelt, then mark ‘No error’ as your answer.

Q1. Maria is not often dishonest, but she will lie to protect herself friends.
 is
 dishonest
 will
 herself
 No error

Q2. Intelligence and passion overruled the woman’s smooth talk glibness, as everyone saw right through her superficiality.
 and
 woman’s
 talk
 through
 No error

Q3. The judge’s decision seemed biased since he ruled in favor of his childhood friend without ever hearing the evidence.
 decision
 ruled
 childhood
 the
 No error

Q4. Amelia’s head was filled with dreamy thoughts, caused her to become distracted even when driving.
 was
 dreamy
 caused
 distracted
 No error

Q5. The overpowering fragrance was implpable, but it still managed to tickle my throat and make me cough.
 overpowering
 implpable
 tickle
 make
 No error

Q6. If a king has a son with one other than his wife, that son is illegitimate and cannot take the throne if his father passes.
 has
 one
 illegitimate
 his
 No error

Q7. I don’t care for the speed sensitive volume control feature in my car because the music will fade when I come at a complete stop.
 speed
 feature
 will
 at
 No error

Q8. They didn’t want to diminish my work, but they had decided to publish other article in the paper.
 didn’t
 diminish
 decided
 other
 No error

Q9. He is solely in charge of the production line, and he has all responsibilities outside of that at all.
 solely
 production
 all
 that
 No error

Q10. There was only a minimal chance of acquiring the contagious disease since everyone had been completely vaccinated with the most recent medication.
 minimal
 contagious
 been
 vaccinated
 No error

Directions (11-15): Read each of the following sentences to find out if there is any grammatical error in it. The error, if any, will be in one part of the sentence. The number of this part is your answer. If no such error is there, mark (e) as your answer.

Q11. Since the children were already struggling (A)/ with learning, the move of a new school (B)/ should present as minimal changes as possible (C)/ so it would not cause additional problems for the children. (D)/
 A
 B
 C
 D
 No error

Q12. People predicted the Internet (A)/ would erode the future of (B)/ newspapers, and in (C)/ the most part, they were correct. (D)/
 A
 B
 C
 D
 No error

Q13. Although the director loved (A)/ all of his film footage, he (B)/ had to truncated the movie so its runtime (C)/ would be less than forty-five minutes. (D)/
 C
 A
 D
 B
 No error

Q14. The storm brought the (A)/ baseball game to a halt (B)/ and than subsided enough (C)/ for the players to retake the field. (D)/
 A
 B
 D
 C
 No error

Q15. While the trees hovered overhead, only (A)/ the hikers walking on the floor (B)/ of the Amazon Rainforest could (C)/ observe the undergrowth growing close to the ground. (D)/
 A
 B
 C
 D
 No error












SOLUTIONS

1.D
2.C
3.E
4.C
5.B
6.B
7.D
8.D
9.C
10.E
11.B
12.C
13.A
14.D
15.E

5 Banking and SSC : Error Detection Quiz for NIACL AO Prelims- 2019 Directions (1-10): In each of the following questions a grammatically correct and meaningful sentence is given and four words are put in BO...

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