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Q1.
Directions : In each sentence below are given four words which are numbered (1), (2), (3) and (4) and printed in bold type, one of which may be either inappropriate in the context of the sentence or wrongly spelt. The number of that word is the answer. If all the four words are appropriate and also correctly spelt mark (5) i.e., "All correct, as the answer.

If (1)/ anyone cares to join (2)/me in this campaign , either(3)/ now or in future, they (4)/ are most welcome.
1) 1 2) 2
3) 3 4) 4
Answer : 3
Explanation :  add "with" me 
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Q2.
Directions : In each sentence below are given four words which are numbered (1), (2), (3) and (4) and printed in bold type, one of which may be either inappropriate in the context of the sentence or wrongly spelt. The number of that word is the answer. If all the four words are appropriate and also correctly spelt mark (5) i.e., "All correct, as the answer.

He was fortunately (1 )/to acquire (2)/plenty (3)/of money in the business. (4)/AII correct (5)
[BSRB Baroda Clerical Exam. 27.04.1997] 
1) 1 2) 2
3) 3 4) 4
5)5
Answer : 5
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Q3.
Directions : In each sentence below are given four words which are numbered (1), (2), (3) and (4) and printed in bold type, one of which may be either inappropriate in the context of the sentence or wrongly spelt. The number of that word is the answer. If all the four words are appropriate and also correctly spelt mark (5) i.e., "All correct, as the answer.

There is a significant (1) rice (2)/in the prices of essential (3) commodities. (4)/AII correct (5)
1) 1 2) 2
3) 3 4) 4
5)5
Answer : 2
Explanation : Use rise and not rice.
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Q4.
Directions : In each sentence below are given four words which are numbered (1), (2), (3) and (4) and printed in bold type, one of which may be either inappropriate in the context of the sentence or wrongly spelt. The number of that word is the answer. If all the four words are appropriate and also correctly spelt mark (5) i.e., "All correct, as the answer.

In developing (1)/ countries there is increesing (2)/ concern for fostering (3)/ human potential. (4)/ All correct (5)

[United Bank of India Clerk Exam, 24.07.2005]
1) 1 2) 2
3) 3 4) 4
5)5
Answer : 2
Explanation : The correct spelling is in-creasing.
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Q5.
Directions : In each sentence below are given four words which are numbered (1), (2), (3) and (4) and printed in bold type, one of which may be either inappropriate in the context of the sentence or wrongly spelt. The number of that word is the answer. If all the four words are appropriate and also correctly spelt mark (5) i.e., "All correct, as the answer.

Almost all risk-taking (1)/ work involve (2)/ decision (3)/ making under uncertainty. (4)/ All correct(5)
1) 1 2) 2
3) 3 4) 4
5)5
Answer : 1
Explanation : The appropriate word should be risky instead of risk-taking .
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Q6.
Directions : In each sentence below are given four words which are numbered (1), (2), (3) and (4) and printed in bold type, one of which may be either inappropriate in the context of the sentence or wrongly spelt. The number of that word is the answer. If all the four words are appropriate and also correctly spelt mark (5) i.e., "All correct, as the answer.

The importanse (1)/ given to content-oriented approach has af-fected (2)/ the methodology (3)/ of this project. (4)/ All correct (5)' .

1) 1 2) 2
3) 3 4) 4
5)5
Answer : 1
Explanation : The correct spelling is "importance" instead of "importanse" .
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Q7.
Direction : In each of the following sentences, the error, if there is one, will be in the part given in bold and numbered. The number of the part which contains the error is the answer. If there is no error, the answer is 4. The error, if any, will be of grammar or/and usage. (Ignore errors of punctuation, if any.)

Alok dose not like to (1)/ watch vulgar TV (2) / programmes at home  (3) / nor we do (4) .

1) Alok dose not like to 2) watch vulgar TV
3) programmes at home 4) nor we do.
Answer : nor we do.
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