English Language Quiz for SSC CGL of 8th April ( Error Deduction)

Updated Thu, 08 Apr 2021 11:53 AM IST


Direction(1-10):  In the following questions, some of the sentences have errors and some have none. Find out which part of a sentence has an error and mark (A), (B) or (C) as your answer. If there is no error, mark (D) as your answer. 


Question 1: This photograph was (a)/ comparatively better  than (b)/ that which he had kept in his purse.(c)/ No error



Option 1:  a

Option 2:  b

Option 3:  c

Option 4:  d



Question 2: Everyone agrees that (a)/  the Ganga is the holiest (b)/ of all other rivers of India.(c)/ No error(d)/ 

Option 1:  a

Option 2:  b

Option 3:  c

Option 4:  d



Question 3:. This book is undoubtedly (a)/ preferable than that and(b)/  its printing is also comparatively good.(c)/ No error(d)/ 


Option 1:  a

Option 2:  b

Option 3:  c

Option 4:  d


Question 4:  You can trust  this(a)/  channel for the last (b)/  news of this hour.(c)/ No error (d)/ 


Option 1:  a

Option 2:  b

Option 3:  c

Option 4:  d


Question5:  To me it appears that(a)/  Anthropology is the more interesting (b)/ of all the subjects (c)/ No error.(d)/ 

Option 1:  a

Option 2:  b

Option 3:  c

Option 4:  d



Question 6: The circulation of The Statesman(a)/ is greater than(b) /  that of any newspaper (c) / No error.(d)/ 


Option 1:  a

Option 2:  b

Option 3:  c

Option 4:  d


Question 7:Instead of laying off the worker,(a)/  the company decided to ask them(b)/to avail voluntary retirement.(c)/ No error(d) 


Option 1:  a

Option 2:  b

Option 3:  c

Option 4:  d



Question 8: Unless two or more members object(a)/ to him joining the club, we shall have to(b)/  accept his application for membership.(c)/ No error(d) 


Option 1:  a

Option 2:  b

Option 3:  c

Option 4:  d



Question 9: Governments and business houses must (a)/ reduce its own energy use and promote conservation(b)/  to their citizens and employees(c)/  No error.(d)/


Option 1:  a

Option 2:  b

Option 3:  c

Option 4:  d



Question 10: The company has appointed consultants(a)/  to help them increase its revenue (b)/ and improve its financial position(c)/ no error(d)/ 


Option 1:  a

Option 2:  b

Option 3:  c

Option 4:  d


Answers: 

Ans 1:   
b

Explanation:  we should not use comparative degree with 'compartively' , use 'good' after 'better'

Ans 2:  c

Explanation:  use 'all the rivers' in place of 'all other rivers'  in the sentence of superlative degree we should not use 'other'


Ans 3:  b

Explanation: we should use 'to' with preferable not 'than' 

Ans 4:   b

Explanation: use 'last'  in place 'latest' , according to the sense of the sentence we want listen the latest news not last news


Ans 5:   b

Explanation: use superlative degree ''most'' in place of 'more' 


Ans 6: c

Explanation:  use 'any other newspaper' in place of 'any newspaper' , otherwise 'the statesman' wil also be include in the 'any newspaper'


Ans 7: c

Explanation: we should use reflexive pronoun with 'avail' so, 'avail themselves of' is the correct usage 


Ans 8:  b

Explanation: use 'his joining' in place of 'him joining' , before joining possesive adjective 'his' will be used 


Ans 9: b

Explanation: use 'their' in place of 'its' ,'Governments and business houses'  will be a plural noun so , we should use plural pronoun according to the plural noun 

Ans10: b

Explanation: use 'it' in place of 'them', company is a singular noun so, we should use 'it' as  a singular pronoun
 

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