Error Correction Part-26 for SBI PO/Clerk, IBPS PO/Clerk, LIC, Insurance and others

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Directions (1-5): Read each sentence, divided into five parts, to find out whether there is any grammatical or idiomatic error in it. The error, if any, will be in one part of the sentence. Below each sentence you are provided with five options. The first three options suggest you the possible sequences of the correct parts of the sentence. Choose the sequence which consists of correct parts of the sentence. If there is no error in the sentence, choose option (d). If none of the options gives the correct sequence and if there is indeed an error in some part of the sentence, choose (e) as your option.

1. Today communities, governments, and external actors in Africa(A)/—just as their counterparts across the globe—are focused to(B)/ responding to the immediate, acute needy created by (C)/the COVID-19 pandemic and the resulting economic shutdown. (D)/ No Error (E)

a) only A
b) only D
c) A and B
d) B and C
e) No error

2. Exponential technology has two attribute. (A)/First, it can double its performance or capacity or cut its cost in half (B)/in each period, based on the famous Moores’ Law—(C)/computing power doubles around every 18 months. (D)/ No Error (E)

a) only A
b) only D
c) A and C
d) B and D
e) No error

3. This environment then invited the influence of non-western states(A)/ into regions such that the Western Balkans in their struggle(B)/ to combat the virus when serving to highlight(C)/ the geopolitical landscape of great power competition today.  (D)/ No Error (E)

a) only A
b) only D
c) A and B
d) B and C
e) No error

4. One of the peril of moving on in age is that even the deep past appears to be(A)/ so yesterday though decades may have passed. (B)/I cannot believe that it is almost four decades when Vikram Seth(C)/ published his first book of prose — a fascinating travelogue through China and Tibet. (D)/ No Error (E)

a) only A
b) only D
c) A and C
d) B and C
e) No error

5. None of the six Western Balkan countries have escaped the pandemic. (A)/ Their fragile democracies, weak economies, and unstable governments were severely tested(B)/ so they faced limitations of medical facilities (C)/and equipment shortages due to the relatively large number of affected individuals. (D)/ No Error (E)

a) only A
b) only D
c) A and C
d) B and D
e) No error

Answers:- 

1. Sol. D The error is in part B and C
In Part B, “on” should be used at the place of “to”.
In Part C, “needs” should be used at the place of “needy”.

2. Sol. C The error is in part A and C
In Part A, “attributes” should be used at the place of “attribute”.
In Part C, “Moore’s” should be used at the place of “Moores’”.

3. Sol. D The error is in part B and C
In Part B, “as” should be used at the place of “that”.
In Part C, “while” should be used at the place of “when”.

4. Sol. C The error is in part A and C
In Part A, “perils” should be used at the place of “peril”.
In Part C, “since” should be used at the place of “when”.

5. Sol. C The error is in part A and C
In Part A, “has” should be used at the place of “have”.
In Part C, “as” should be used at the place of “so”.

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