CDS English Questions Set 10: 9th April 2020

SPOTTING ERRORS 
Directions: Each item in this section has a sentence with three underlined parts labelled (a), (b) and (c). Read each sentence to find out whether there is any error in any underlined part and indicate your response on the Answer Sheet against the corresponding letter i.e., (a) or (b) or (c). If you find no error, your response should be indicated as (d). 
1. The best way in which you can  open the bottle is  by putting it into hot water first. 
            (a)                                                        (b)                    (c)
No error.
   (d) 

2. Somebody   who I enjoy reading   is Tagore.   No error
(a)                    (b)                    (c)                    (d) 
3. Electricity companies are   working throughout  days and nights to repair the damage. 
            (a)                                            (b)                                            (c)
No error.
 (d) 

4. The students’   test results  were.pleasant. No error. 
            (a)                    (b)                    (c)              (d)
5. Two thirds of the book   were   rubbish.   No error. 
            (a)                              (b)        (c)          (d)

6. You will be   answerable for the court with    any lies you have told. No error. 
            (a)                    (b)                                            (c)                            (d)
7. She felt   terribly anxious for have to sing   in front of such a large audience.  No error. 
          (a)              (b)                                                        (c)                                        (d)
8. I don’t agree   with smacking children  if they do something wrong.   No error. 
          (a)                                   (b)                                (c)                          (d)
9. The fruit   can be made    to jam. No error
            (a)        (b)                    (c)        (d)
10. I asked him   what he   has done.  No error. 
            (a)              (b)          (c)                 (d)
11. There have been a watch    issued for Texas country   until eleven O’clock tonight. 
            (a)                                            (b)                                            (c)
No error.
 (d)
12. Although the Red Cross accepts blood from the donors 
                        (a)
 the nurses will not leave you give blood, If you have just had cold.  No error. 
(b)                    (c)                                        (d)
13. A prism is used to refract white light   so it spreads out   in a continuous spectrum
                   (a)                                                        (b)                    (c)
No error.
   (d) 
14. Because of the movement of a glacier,   the form   of the Great Lakes was very slow. 
                 (a)                                                       (b)                       (c)
No error.
  (d) 
15. The new model costs     twice more than    last year’s model.   No error. 
                 (a)                                  (b)                                (c)                (d) 
16. Gandhi ji always regretted for the fact    that people gave him adulation while what he
      (a)                                                                    (b) 
wanted   was acceptance of his way of life.   No error. 
 (c)                                               (d)
17. The party   was ousted in power   after twelve years.   No error
            (a)                    (b)                  (c)                                (d) 

18. He was    held in   the prevention of Terrorism act.    No error
(a)        (b)                   (c)                                            (d) 

19. He has great fascination   for each and every thing   that are connected with drama, 
            (a)                                            (b)                                (c)
No error.
 (d) 
20. It’s no secret    that the President wants to    have a second term of office.   No error
            (a)                    (b)                                                        (c)                                (d) 

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