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SBI PO Previous Papers : English Language - Common Errors (Set 1)

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Questions asked in SBI Associates PO Exam dated 16th July 2000

Directions (1-5) : Read each sentence to find out whether there is any error in it. The error, if any, will be in one part of the sentence. The number of that part is the answer. If there is no error the answer is (5). (Ignore errors of punctuation, if any)
  1. This laboratory of physics is (1)/ not only equipped with (2) / all state-of-the-art instruments (3) / but also with outstanding physicists (4) / No error (5)
  2. No method of making (1) / other people agree to (2) / your view-point is (3) / as effective as this method (4) / No error (5)
  3. I was pretty sure that (1) / he would support my views (2) / for changing the age-old (3) / and static structure of our organization.  (4) / No error (5)
  4. I did not like his (1) / comments on my paper (2) / but I had no alternative (3) / as I had agreed to keep quiet.  (4) / No error (5)
  5. The report is candid and admitting (1) / that the investment by the government (2) / in health and family planning (3) / have been eroded considerably  (4) / No error (5) 
Solutions :
  1. (2) Equipped not only with should be used in place of not only equipped with.
  2. (1) When we compare two things belonging to the same group, we use no other. Where as when two things belonging to different groups are compared, we use no
  3. (3) Views should be followed by on and not for
  4. (5) No error. 
  5. (4) Have been should be replaced with has been.
Questions asked in SBI PO Exam dated 18th May 2000

Directions (1-10) : Read each sentence to find out whether there is any error in it. The error, if any, will be in one part of the sentence. The number of that part is the answer. If there is no error the answer is (5). (Ignore errors of punctuation, if any)
  1. I live on a top floor (1) / of an old house. (2) / When the wind blows (3) / all the windows rattle.  (4) / No error (5)
  2. Had he not reached in time (1) / he would have missed (2) / a golden opportunity which comes (3) / once in a while.  (4) / No error (5)
  3. The Ministry of Labour conducts its basic survey (1) / on trade unions each year (2) / gathering information with all (3)/ labour unions as of June 30. (4) / No error (5)
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