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Saturday, 16 September 2017

SSC Quiz | English Language | 16 - 09 - 17

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Direction- Read each sentence to find out whether there is any grammatical error in it. The error, if any, will be one part of the sentence. The number of that part is the answer. If there is no error, the answer is (5). (Ignore the errors of punctuation, if any.)

Q.1- Public Sector banks provide around (1)/ 80% in the credit to industries (2)/ and it is this part of the credit distribution (3)/ that forms a great chunk of NPA. (4)/ No Error (5)

ANSWER- (2) use ‘of’ instead of ‘in’

Q.2- Last year, when kingfisher was (1)/ marred in financial crisis, SBI (2)/ has provided it huge amount of loan which (3)/ it is not able to recover from it. (4)/ No Error (5)

ANSWER- (3) remove ‘has’ as sentence is in past tense.

Q.3- Address corporate governance issues in PSB.(1)/ This include explicit fit and proper criteria for an appointment (2)/ of top executives and instituting system (3)/ of an open market wide search for Chairman. (4)/ No Error (5)

ANSWER- (5) No Error

Q.4- BSF troops foiled a major infiltration bid (1)/ by a group of six militants after a heavily (2)/ fire-fight using rocket propelled grenades along (3)/ the International Border in Kathua district. (4)/ No Error (5)

ANSWER- (2) use ‘heavy’ instead of ‘heavily’ as adjective requires.

Q.5- Increase movement of traffic on main roads (1)/ of Kashmir and the city's civil lines hinted (2)/ at return of normalcy even as the other facets of (3)/ life in the valley remained suspended for the 104th consecutive day. (4)/ No Error (5)

ANSWER- (1) use ‘increased’ as traffic has already increased.

Q.6- Indonesian police shot dead a man carrying knives,(1)/ suspected pipe bombs and a symbol of (2)/ the Islamic State group after he launches a (3)/ daylight assault on officers near Jakarta. (4)/ No Error (5)

ANSWER- (3) use ‘launched’

Q.7- The government will extend full support to the gems and jewelry (1)/ exports as it is recording healthy growth at a time (2)/ which outbound shipments are facing challenges,(3)/ Commerce and Industry Minister.(4)/ No Error (5)

ANSWER- (3) use ‘when’ instead of ‘which’

Q.8- Chinese cellphone maker Xiaomi has sold a record (1)/ one million smartphones in India in 18 days (2)/ during the Diwali festival season, despite boycott calls of Chinese (3)/ goods in the country, state media reported today. (4)/ No Error (5)

ANSWER- (3) use ‘festive’ instead of ‘festival’ as adjective requires not a noun.

Q.9- When Shyam Benegal first came to Mumbai (1)/ looking for work in the film industry, he met his cousin (2)/ legendary filmmaker Guru Dutt, who advised him to start off (3)/ on his own rather to be an assistant to him. (4)/ No Error (5)

ANSWER- (4) use ‘rather than’ instead of ‘rather to’

Q.10- Pakistan will stage the 2017 final of their Twenty20 franchise (1)/ league in Lahore but teams will fly (2)/ in and fly of for the showpiece event in a sobering nod to the (3)/ delicate security situation in the country.(4)/ No Error (5)

ANSWER- use ‘out’ instead of ‘of’

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