Here is set of SPOTTING ERROR QUESTIONS for SSC CGL, IBPS, UPSC, RRB and various other competitive examinations. The answers with explanations are provided.



1. You must either (A)/ be regular with your studies (B)/ and study for longer period before the examination. (C)/ No error. (D)

2. The new taxation rates (A)/ announced by the government (B)/ are bound to effect the export sector. (C)/ No error.(D)

3. These days, job opportunities are not as better (A)/ as thus used to be (B) / in the early 70’s. (C) / No error. (D)

4. When viewed with his point of view, the (A)/ entire episode assumes (B)/ a different colour altogether.(C) / No error. (D)

5. On many occasions (A) / we did helped the poor (B)/ people by way of giving them food to eat and clothes to put on.(C) / No error. (D)

6. Unless it is accepted to both the parties, an (A) arbitrator would be of no (B) / use to settle this dispute.(C) / No error.(D)

7. Although the manager was keen on getting the work (A)/ done through Sudhir yesterday, (B) / he tries to avoid it.(C) / No error.(D)

8. The various consequences of (A)/ the decision taken by the (B)/ finance ministry was not foreseen by the bureaucrats.(C) / No error. (D)

9. I never considered him to be a person who would (A) / go back on his promise and (B)/ then do not even apologise.(C). No error. (D)

10. Having finished at school (A) / Raghu thought going to Bombay in (B)/ search some job. (C)/ No error.(D)

11. When shall we (A) arrive (B)/ to our destination?(C) No error (D)

12. Based on the newspaper reports, (A)/ we can conclude that (B)/ many accidents caused by reckless driving. (C)/ No error.

13. Females (A)/ are not appointed (B) / in our college. (C) / No error (D)

14. The officer (A) is angry, on the clerk (B)/ for not attending to the work. (C)/ No error (D)

15. No sooner (A) / I had spoken, (B) than he left.(C) / No error (D)

16. Computer education (A) / in universities and colleges (B) / leaves much to be desired. (C) / No error(D)

17. You will be persecuted (A) / for bringing seeds (B)/ into Australia. (C)/ No error (D)

18. You must either tell me (A) / the whole story or at least (B) / the first half of it. (C) / No error (D)

19. Our new neighbours (A) / had been living in Arizona (B)/ since ten years before moving to their present house. (C) / No error(D)

20. The patient (A) / was accompanied (B) / with his friend. (C) / No error (D)


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