Error Spotting Questions for SSC CGL Set 3

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Set 3 Error Spotting Questions for SSC CGL

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 the answer is (4)i.e No error.

1. She is a bit (A) / of a doubting Thomas (B) / she won’t believe you’re back till she sees you. (C) / No error (D)

2. There were gasps of horror from (A) / the spectators as he (B) / fell from the tightrope. (C) / No error (D)

3. The drug should (A) / only be taken (B) / with the supervision of a doctor. (C) / No error (D)

4. Different words with the (A) / same spelling are (B) / distinguished in this dictionary by a superscript number. (C) / No error (D)

5. I won’t go into all the depressing details (A) / let it suffice it to say that the (B) / whole affair was an utter disaster. (C) /No error (D)

6. He was not promoted to be (A) / rank a colonel (B) / till for a new months of this resignation. (C) /No error (D)

7. The man who is perpetually (A) / hesitating which of two things (B) / he will do first will ultimately do either. (C) / No error (D)

8. No hill station is as (A) / beautiful as Darjeeling (B) / with its scenic beauties. (C) / No error (D)

9. Beings a well known physicist, he (A) / was invited to deliver (B) / a lecture on laser technology. (C) /No error (D)

10. The chief idea of every common type (A) / of traveller is to see as (B) / many objects of interest as he possibly could. (C) / No error (D)

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11. We had a lot of difficulty (A) / to find (B) / the house. (C) /No error (D)

12. Patience as well as preserverance (A) / are necessary (B) / for success. (C) /No error (D)

13. The passer by told us (A) / where was the marriage hall (B) / and even led us to it. (C) /No error (D)

14. The increase in consumption is directly (A) /propotional to the increase (B) / income. (C) /No error (D)

15. In Singapore (A) / my brother-in-law with his wife (B) / were present at the function. (C) /No error (D)

16. Scarcely had (A) / I arrived than (B) /the train left. (C) / No error(D)

17. The reason why (A) / he was rejected (B) / was because he was too young. (C) / No error (D)

18. Teachers of various schools (A) / met to discuss about (B) / how to improve the standard of English. (C) /No error (D)

19. His tradition-bound attitude (A) /had to be at the constant source of dissatisfaction (B) / among the younger members of the family. (C) /No error (D)

20. The two first arrive (A) / were the lucky recipients (B) / of a surprise gift. (C) / No error (D)

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