ERROR SPOTTING IN SENTENCESHere are the few questions on Error Spotting in sentences. Almost every exam has at least five questions on Spotting errors. Earlier we had discussed some tips to spot errors quickly, you can read them here.


In the following questions,some parts of the sentences have errors and some have none. Find out which part of a sentence has an error. The number of that part is the answer.If there is no error, then answer is (4)i.e No error.

1. The vaccine (A)/ when hit the Indian market is(B)/ dogged by controversy.(C)/ No error(D)

2. His son(A)/ is working(B)/ very hardly(C)./No Error(D)

3. Do you Know that it was I(A)/ who has done (B)/this piece of beautiful work?(C)/No error(D)

4. The company has ordered(A)/ some new (B)/ equipments(C)./ No error(D)

5. The future of food companies (A)/seems quite (B)/secure owed to evergrowing demand.(C)/ No error(D)

6. Judge in him(A)/ prevailed upon the father(B)/and he sentenced his son to death.(C)/ No error(D)

7. Nine tenths (A)/of the pillar (B)/ have rotted away.(C)/ No error (D)

8. One major reason(A)/ for the popularity of television is (B)/ that most people like to stay at home.(C)/ No error(D)

9. Our efforts are(A)/ aimed to bring about (B)/ a reconciliation.(C)/ No error(D)

10. Three conditions (A)/ critical for growing (B)/ plants are soil, temperature, chemical balance or amount of moisture.(C)/No error(D)

11. He was hard down (A)/ for money and was (B)/ being harassed by his creditor.(C)/No error(D)

12. This is the second communication we have sent (A)/ and we are much surprised (B)/ at receiving no answer(C)/ No answer(D)

13. Several guests noticed Mr. Sharma(A)/falling back in his chair (B)/ and gasping for breath.(C)/ No error (D)

14. Long life is good (A)/ if one be happy (B)/ and his friends. (C)/ No Error(D)

15. His assistance have(A)/ and are still doing (B)/ excellent work for the organisation.(C)/ No error(D)

16. None of the diplomats at the conference(A)/ was able either(B)/ to comprehend or to solve the problem. (C)/ No error(D)

17. Rather than go (A)/ with Amit, he(B)/ decided to stay at home.(C)/ No error(D)

18. He always practises(A)/ the justice and (B)/ cares for moral principles.(C)/ No error(D)

19. The whole block of flats(A)/including two shops were(B)/ destroyed in fire.(C)/No error(D)

20. He feels his troubles(A)/ as much or(B)/ even more than they.(C)/ No error(D)


  • Sunil Sharma

    Q no 4 of Set 2……There is always equipment not equipments…………change it…..Thanks

    • Thanks for the update

  • aNonYMoUs wARRior…

    Sir, here we r unable to see reasons for the right please post the reasons along with the right option…please sir…