English Daily Quiz - Practice Question (Error Spot) for SSC Exam Set-39


English Daily Quiz - Practice Question (Error Spot) for SSC Exam
English Daily Quiz - Practice Question (Error Spot) for SSC Exam Set-39:
The list of English practice Questions and answers are given here for SSC CGL Tier-II, FCI and all other competitive exams

     Directions (Q.1-5): Which of the phrases given against the sentence should replace the word/phrase given in bold in the sentence to make it grammatically correct? If the sentence is correct as it is given and no correction is required, mark ‘No correction’ required as the answer.

1).Getting tax refunds is a problematic not only for the common man but also senior officials.
a)    are a problem
b)    is a problem
c)    are problems
d)    is problem
e)    No correction required


2).The World Bank represents a particularly difficult case or organisations cultural change.
a)    representing
b)    have representing
c)    represent
d)    representation
e)    No correction required


3).Big companies are hiking stipends for summer internships by 40%, sending out a strong signal that they expects the economy to rev up.
a)    these expectation
b)    they expect
c)    expect these
d)    these expectation
e)    No correction required


4).Declining crude prices have raise hopes of interest of rate cuts.
a)    has risen
b)    have rising
c)    have raised
d)    have rise
e)    No correction required


5).India continues to been on the top of the global consumer confidence index this year as well.
a)    Continued too be
b)    Continuing to be
c)    Continue to being
d)    Continues to be
e)    No correction required


     Directions (Q.6-10): Read this sentence to find out whether there is any grammatical mistake/error in it. The error, if any, will be in one part of the sentence. Mark the part with error as your answer. If there is no error, mark ‘No error’ as your answer. (Ignore the errors of punctuation, if any.)

6).After the cash-strapped corporation/expressed its inability to provide funds/for various developmental works, the office-bearers of the civic body started/lobbying at special financial and from state governments.
a)    for various developmental works, the office-bearers of the civic body started
b)    after the cash-strapped corporation
c)    expressed its inability to provide funds
d)    lobbying at special financial and from state governments
e)    No error


7).Three things are/essential for a start-up to succeed,/a product that is in demand,/a good team and as well a minimum expenditure.
a)    A product that is in demand,
b)    Essential for a start-up to succeed,
c)    Three things are
d)    A good team and as well a minimum expenditure
e)    No error


8).We all have/at some point of time in our lives/wondered if we are actually/being too nice to someone.
a)    We all have at
b)    Being too nice to someone
c)    Wondered if we are actually
d)    Some point of time in our lives
e)    No error


9).Anticipating a foggy winter,/the railway authorities have/decided to/cancel thirty trains.
a)    Cancel thirty trains
b)    Decide to
c)    The railway authorities have
d)    Anticipating a foggy winter
e)    No error


10).New business today/are increasing focusing on/introducing various perks and motivation programmes/to help retain employees.
a)    Introducing various perks and motivation programmes
b)    Are increasing focusing on
c)    New business today
d)    To help retain employees
e)    No error


Answers:                                 
1). b)   2). e)   3). b)   4). c)   5). d)   6). d)   7). d)   8). a)   9). e)   10). b)