English Quiz – 69 (Error Spotting)


1. Find the error in the following sentence.

a) Spanish model Mireia Lalaguna was crowned Miss World 2015
b) after beating out 113 contestants from
c) along the globe on Saturday night at a coastal resort city
d) in south China’s Hainan Province.
e) No error
Answer c) along the globe on Saturday night at a coastal resort city. ‘across’ instead of ‘along’

2. Find the error in the following sentence.

a) Cameron has asked the Ministry of Defence to be ready to post women
b) on ground close-combat roles by the end of next year,
c) after Washington announced this month its
d) military will open all positions including frontline combat roles to women.
e) No error
Answer b) on ground close-combat roles by the end of next year. ‘in’ instead of ‘on’

3. Find the error in the following sentence.

a) Union Food Processing Minister Harsimrat Kaur Badal today said
b) 42 mega food parks worth Rs 2,000 crore
c) will be set up in the entire country,
d) out of which five have already been established
e) No error
Answer c) will be set up in the entire country. Remove ‘up’

4. Find the error in the following sentence.

a) State-owned IIFCL has been
b) appointed as interim investment
c) adviser of the
d) National Investment and Infra Fund (NIIF).
e) No error
Answer e) No error

5. Find the error in the following sentence.

a) ‘eSign’ will help bank customers to get a digital signature certificate;
b) sign documents, application forms and submit these
c) digitally signed documents to the bank
d) in a secured online manner, at the click of a button.
e) No error
Answer d) in a secured online manner, at the click of a button. ‘secure’ in place of ‘secured’