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English Questions: Spotting Error Set – 31

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Welcome to Online English Section with explanation in AffairsCloud.com. Here we are creating question sample in Spotting Error, which is BASED ON IBPS PO/CLERK/LIC AAO/RRB & SSC CGL EXAM and other competitive exams.

  1. a)/ The thrust of the 2015 b)/ railway budget is to make c)/ the Indian Railways (IR) a prime d)/ mover of the economy. e)/ No error
    1. A
    2. B
    3. C
    4. D
    5. E No error
    Answer – 2. B
    Explanation: Replace “is” with “was” 

  2. a)/ Any relaxation in revenue deficit b)/ should also show up in fiscal deficit, c)/ thus ensuring no d)/ compression in capital expenditure targets. e)/ No error
    1. A
    2. B
    3. C
    4. D
    5. E No error
    Answer – 5. E
    Explanation: No error

  3. a)/ With core sector growth at just b)/ 1.9 per cent, there is no way the IR can c)/ achieve the targeted incremental d)/ freight loading for almost 8 per cent. e)/ No error
    1. A
    2. B
    3. C
    4. D
    5. E No error
    Answer – 4. D
    Explanation: Replace “for” with “of”

  4. a)/ The forthcoming Union budget could be b)/ presented at a time when there are strong c)/  headwinds from the global financial d)/ markets and debilitated global growth. e)/ No error
    1. A
    2. B
    3. C
    4. D
    5. E No error
    Answer – 1. A
    Explanation: It should be “would be”

  5. a)/ Despite India being the faster b)/ growing economy in the world c)/  today, do we still need d)/ growth-revival policies. e)/ No error
    1. A
    2. B
    3. C
    4. D
    5. E No error
    Answer – 1. A
    Explanation: Replace “faster” with “fastest”

  6. a)/ In the absence of the b)/ commission guidance, there c)/ appears to be some institutional d)/ vacuum in this regard. e)/ No error
    1. A
    2. B
    3. C
    4. D
    5. E No error
    Answer – 2. B
    Explanation: it should be commission’s guidance

  7. a)/ The adoption of a new GDP b)/ methodology and the lack c)/ of its back series make such d)/ estimates quite unenviable. e)/ No error
    1. A
    2. B
    3. C
    4. D
    5. E No error
    Answer – 5. E
    Explanation: No error

  8. a)/ Under the act, the Central government fiscal deficit, b)/ as a percentage of GDP, was fixed at 3.9 per c)/ cent for FY16, and 3.5 per cent d)/ (FY17) and 3.0 per cent (FY18) at rolling targets. e)/ No error
    1. A
    2. B
    3. C
    4. D
    5. E No error
    Answer – 4. D
    Explanation: Replace “at” with “as”

  9. a)/ Deviation in any of these targets could b)/ not only result in contraction c)/ of economic activity but the put pressure d)/ on public debt and its servicing. e)/ No error
    1. A
    2. B
    3. C
    4. D
    5. E No error
    Answer – 3. C
    Explanation: it should be “but also”
    omit “the”

  10. a)/ Our own analysis in the past suggest that these targets b)/ are internally consistent with high growth, provided c)/ all the targets are achieved and not just d)/ the headline target of fiscal deficits. e)/ No error
    1. A
    2. B
    3. C
    4. D
    5. E No error
    Answer – 1. A
    Explanation: Replace ” suggest” with ” suggests”