2018 IBPS Clerk Error and Sentence Correction Practice Questions

Dear Aspirants, 2018 IBPS Clerk Error and Sentence Correction Practice Questions were given here. It is important for your forthcoming exams.

Directions (1-5): In the following questions, read each sentence 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. Select the part with error as your answer. If there is no error, select ‘No error’ as your answer.

1) My older sister and I (A) were writing letters to Santa Claus (B) / stressing on the reasons (C)/ why we deserved his benevolence. (D)/No error (E)

2) Lalit quickly realised that the shoreline (A)/ he was looking at (B)/ was not a real one (C)/ but shelf of ice protruding out, like a balcony. (D)/ No error (E)

3) Be always aware that senders of email (A)/ can very well snoop about (B)/ to find information (C) on your mail behaviour pattern (D)/ No error (E)

4) The criminals managed to escape (A) from the prison even if (B) two armed policemen were keeping vigil over them. /No error (E)

5)The Supreme Court had recently restrained (A)/ the government from implementing the Finance Commission Report (B)/ in view of adverse economic situation (C)/in the country. (D)/ No error (E)

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Directions (6-10) In each of the following questions, a sentence has been given with some of its part in bold. To make the sentence grammatically correct, you have to replace the bold part with the correct alternative given below. If the sentence is correct as it is, give (E) as your answer. (i.e No correction required).

6) After a brief overnightly recovery, the rupee once again turned shaky.
A) the brief overnight recovered
B) a briefly overnight recover
C) a brief overnight recovery
D) a brief night recovered
E) No correction required

7) As per the contours of the proposed merger, all the operating business of the respecting groupings will come together under the flagship group.
A) respected group
B) respectively group.
C) respectful group.
D) respective group.
E) No correction required

8) All but him had made an attempt to qualify the test,
A) All but himself
B) All but he himself
C) All but he
D) All but he and themselves
E) No correction required

9) Krishna Mohan died of a wound and no from malaria.
A) from a Wound and not of malaria
B) from a would not from malaria
C) of a wound and not of malaria
D) of a wound of malaria
E) No correction required

10) The price of sugar can go too high as to Rs 50 a kg
A) so high that
B) as high as
C) so high as
D) as highest to
E) No correction required

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2018 IBPS Clerk Error and Sentence Correction Practice Questions: Ans.

1. A) “elder” should be used
2. D) insert “a” before ‘shelf”
3. B) Replace ‘about”. “around” should be used
4. B) “even though” should be used
5. E)

6. C)
7. D)
8. C)
9. A)
10. B)

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