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English: Spotting Error For SBI Clerk & Upcoming Bank Exams

Directions (1-15): 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. The number of that part is the answer. If there is ‘No error’, the answer is 5). (Ignore errors of punctuation, if any.)
  1. It’s been over a month since several students (A) / of G.B. Pant Engineering College on south Delhi’s Okhla (B) / have been spending the night (C) / in their classrooms as a mark of protest. (D) / No error. (E)
  2. A street food vendor was murdered on Sunday night (A) / in Outer Delhi’s Mangolpuri after he told (B) / a group of drunken men that he would not be able (C) / to serve them Gol gappas. (D) / No error. (E)
  3. Following reports Noida Authority staff allegedly (A) / not reaching office on time, UP Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath (B) / on Monday sought the employee details of (C) / both Noida and Greater Noida Authorities. (D) / No error. (E)
  4. A delegation led by the Deputy Chief Minister Mr. Manish Sisodia (A) / also met with Delhi State Election Commissioner and (B) / gave him a memorandum, requesting an inquiry (C) / with the EVMs being brought from Rajasthan. (D) / No error. (E)
  5. A total of 2,537 candidates will contest elections (A) / to the 272 wards in the three municipal corporations (B) / of the Capital on April 23, (C) / said the Delhi State Election Commission. (D) / No error. (E)
  6. Having been robbed cash and valuables (A) / worth ₹4.10 lakh in Karol Bagh last week, a Tanzanian family (B) / which had come to India on a medical tour (C) / are struggling to survive in the Capital. (D) / No error. (E)
  7. The family approached the police and registered a complaint, (A) / even as the Korean embassy got in touch (B) / on the victim’s family and asked the police (C) / to expedite the investigation. (D) / No error. (E)
  8. Mr. Gopal in his post said the “liberty to lead (A) / a peaceful life has snatched from us” and (B) / that this was “harassment of the highest order” (C) / and could not be taken lightly. (D) / No error. (E)
  9. Sanjay and Ajay were arrested for allegedly failing (A) / to complete the Gurugram project in time and not having (B) / valid permissions from competent authorities (C) / before start the project, the police said. (D) / No error. (E)
  10. The Bench said on Monday, “Though it is pleaded (A) / by the government that an Administrator has been appointed, (B) / it appear that the same is nothing but an eye-wash and, (C) / in fact, Dr. Sharma himself has been controlling the affairs of the Akademi. (D) / No error. (E) ”
  11. The IOP Party on Monday released (A) / its manifesto for the civic polls, in which it has promised (B) / constitution of a municipal development board (C) / and regularisation of contractual employees. (D) / No error. (E)
  12. Describing his photo as “degrading and (A) / a move to defame him”, Mr. Gupta has demanded (B) / that the Commission take immediate (C) / legal action against the BPS. (D) / No error. (E)
  13. Delhi Congress president Ajay Maken said at an event (A) / to inaugurate candidates’ election offices on Monday (B) / that the city had seen “unprecedented” development when (C) / the party was in power in the Capital since 15 years. (D) / No error. (E)
  14. Over this approval, he claimed, only 50% funds (A) / were to be given by the Delhi government, but (B) / “due to negligence” of the Kejriwal government, (C) / the expansion was delayed. (D) / No error. (E)
  15. In an affidavit submitted to the State Election Commission (A) / along with her nomination, Ms. Kaushik disclosed that (B) / she owned two buildings measuring 720 square feet and 553 square feet, (C) / which are priced at ₹50 lakh and ₹32 lakh, respective. (D) / No error. (E)
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