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ISBT English for all banking PO,Clerk,IBPS PO,Railway,SSC,IAS,OAS Exams

Q1.
Correct the Errors:
Directions : Find the error,if any in the following sentences.

I am vexed (1) / at him (2)/ about what (3)/ he has done (4)/No error (5).
1) 1 2) 2
3) 3 4) 4
Answer : 2
Explanation : The preposition 'at' should be replced by 'with'.
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Q2.
Correct the Errors:
Directions : Find the error,if any in the following sentences.

Children often (1)/ quarrel on (2)/ petty (3)/ issues (4)/No error (5).
1) 1 2) 2
3) 3 4) 4
Answer : 2
Explanation : The preposition 'on' should be 'over'.
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Q3.
Correct the Errors:
Directions : Find the error,if any in the following sentences.

He has scheme (1) / of his own which (2)/ he thinks preferable (3)/ than that of any other person's(4)/No error (5).
1) 1 2) 2
3) 3 4) 4
Answer : 4
Explanation : write 'to' instead of ' than'.
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Q4.
Correct the Errors:
Directions : Find the error,if any in the following sentences.

Prakash's habit of (1)/ delaying his work (2)/ puts his colleagues (3)/  to a lot of trouble (4)/No error (5).
1) 1 2) 2
3) 3 4) 4
Answer : 4
Explanation : Change 'to' as ' into'
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Q5.
Correct the Errors:
Directions : Find the error,if any in the following sentences.

Because of his (1)/ innocence, he can't (2) / distinguish a cheat (3) / for an honest person (4)/No error (5). 
1) 1 2) 2
3) 3 4) 4
Answer : 4
Explanation : Wrong use of preposition. Change 'for' to 'from'. 
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