SSC CGL Spotting Error 2017 All Questions with Detail Solution

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SSC CGL Spotting Error 2017

Q.1. Everybody knows (1)/ that Bhutan is the most peaceful (2)/ of all other countries of the world. (3)/ No Error (4).  SSC CGL Spotting Error 5 AUG 2017
Options:
1) 1
2) 2
3) 3
4) 4
Correct Answer: 3
Explanation – any other/ all other should not be used with the superlative degree as they are the part of comparative degree.
Structure: – The + superlative degree + singular noun
Or, The + superlative degree + of all+ plural noun. The correct uses should be of all countries in part (3)

Q. 2. The two men were (1)/ quarrelling with one another (2)/ claiming the same watch as their own. (3)/ No Error (4) . SSC CGL Spotting Error 5 AUG 2017
Options:
1) 1
2) 2
3) 3
4) 4
Correct Answer: 2
Explanation – For two – each other
And for more than two – one another
Here in this sentence the subject is “The two men” reciprocal pronoun one another should be replaced by each other

Q. 3 .These kind of clothes (1)/ are rather expensive (2)/ for me to buy. (3)/ No Error (4). [SSC CGL 5 AUG 2017]
Options:
1) 1
2) 2
3) 3
4) 4
Correct Answer:1
Explanation- This / that kind of sth – for singular ; these / those kinds of sth – for plural
Ex – I have given up those kinds of ideas. (plural) or I have given up that kind of idea. (singular)
The correct subject should be These kinds of clothes

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Q .4. The climb upside (1)/ the mountains (2)/ was not easy. (3)/No Error (4). [SSC CGL 6 AUG 2017]
Options:
1) 1
2) 2
3) 3
4) 4
Correct Answer: 1
Explanation :- climb (noun) – the act or process of moving upward
Ex – He made a rapid climb to the zenith of success.
Replace upside by to.

Q. 5.Chilika is the (1)/ largest brackish water (2)/ lagoon in Asia. (3)/No Error (4). [SSC CGL 6 AUG 2017]
Options:
1) 1
2) 2
3) 3
4) 4
Correct Answer: 4
Explanation – no error

Q . 6. Not too long then, the (1)/ lodge was the only (2)/ place to stay here. (3)/No Error (4). [SSC CGL 6 AUG 2017]
Options:
1) 1
2) 2
3) 3
4) 4
Correct Answer: 1
Explanation: – sentence is based on the structure – If not……then means अगर नहीं तो
Part (1) should be If not too long then 

Q.7. No sooner did I come out of my home to go to market (1)/ when it started raining heavily (2)/ which drenched me completely. (3)/ No Error (4).  SSC CGL Spotting Error 8 AUG 2017
Options:
1) 1
2) 2
3) 3
4) 4
Correct Answer: 2
Explanation – If the second event occurs immediately after the first, we can express that idea using the structure no sooner … than. / hardly or scarcely…when./ As soon as , Here in part (2) when should be replaced by than
Example:–
No sooner had I entered the room than he called.
Hardly had I reached the station when the train came.
Scarcely had I reached the station when the train steamed.
As soon as I arrived at the bus stop, she came.

Q. 8.Unless you don’t obey (1)/ your elders you (2)/ will not succeed in your life. (3)/ No Error (4).  SSC CGL Spotting Error 8 AUG 2017
Options:
1) 1
2) 2
3) 3
4) 4
Correct Answer: 1
Explanation –Unless means if this condition is not met (Unless you work hard , you won’t pass. ), whereas until means before or up to the time (I lived with my parents until I was 18.)
Do not use other negative word in the clause starting with conjunctions until and unless.
The correct uses should be unless you obey in part (1).

Q.9. Hardly had I reached the (1)/ exhibition where I learnt (2)/ about the major robbery. (3)/ No Error (4).  SSC CGL Spotting Error 8 AUG 2017
Options:
1) 1
2) 2
3) 3
4) 4
Correct Answer: 2
Explanation :- If the second event occurs immediately after the first, we can express that idea using the structure – hardly or scarcely…when.
replace where by when.
Ex- Hardly had he left when his father came.

Q.10. No sooner did the sun rise (1)/ when we resumed the journey (2)/ after having a hasty breakfast. (3)/ No Error (4). [SSC CGL 8 AUG 2017]
Options:
1) 1
2) 2
3) 3
4) 4
Correct Answer: 2
Explanation – :- If the second event occurs immediately after the first, we can express that idea using the structure – no sooner………than.
Ex – No sooner did the thief see the police than he ran away. Replace when by than in part (2)

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Q.11. My elder son deals with (1)/ spare parts and manages (2)/ his bread and butter. (3)/ No Error (4). SSC CGL Spotting Error 8 AUG 2017
Options:
1) 1
2) 2
3) 3
4) 4
Correct Answer: 1
Explanation :- Deal with sb/sth means to handle sb / sth 

Example –Nobody knows how to deal with him.
Whereas deal in sth means to do business specially buying and selling.
Example – He deals in second-hand cars.
In part (1) replace preposition with by in

Q. 12. Sneha was accused for murder of her husband (1)/ but the court found her (2)/ not guilty and acquitted her. (3)/ No Error (4). [SSC CGL 8 AUG 2017]
Options:
1) 1
2) 2
3) 3
4) 4
Correct Answer: 1
Explanation :- Accuse (of) means charge (someone) with an offence or crime.
Ex – He was accused of murder and sent for trail.
In part (1 replace) preposition for by preposition of

Q. 13. If you had (1)/ told me earlier (2)/ I will help you. (3)/ No Error (4). [SSC CGL 9 AUG 2017]
Options:
1) 1
2) 2
3) 3
4) 4
Correct Answer: 3
Explanation – Type 3 conditional structure :- If + past perfect (If this thing had happened) perfect conditional or perfect continuous conditional ( that thing would have happened).
Example -If you had worked harder, you would have passed your test.
Replace “will help you” by “ would have helped you” in part (3)

Q 14.Her mother is (1)/ angry and (2)/ indifferent to me. (3)/ No Error (4). [SSC CGL 9 AUG 2017]
Options:
1) 1
2) 2
3) 3
4) 4
Correct Answer: 2
Explanation:- Every verb used in a sentence should be followed by separate prepositions. Word angry is followed by preposition with – Angry with somebody,

Example – She is angry with me for a long time. 

Q. 15. She has not been (1)/ to the restaurant (2)/ much late. (3)/ No Error (4). [SSC CGL 9 AUG 2017]
Options:
1) 1
2) 2
3) 3
4) 4
Correct Answer: 3
Explanation :- Of late refers to an event or state of affairs that happened or began to exist a short time ago / recently /हाल ही में
Example – We haven’t spoken to each other of late.
Replace much late by of late.

Q.16. My brother finds it difficult (1)/ to pass away the time (2)/ at our grandparent’s house. (3)/ No Error (4). [SSC CGL 9 AUG 2017]
Options:
1) 1
2) 2
3) 3
4) 4
Correct Answer: 2
Explanation :- pass away – cease, die (He passed away at the age of eighty-four.) ,

pass – spend, live. (We played chess to pass the time.)
The correct uses should be to pass the time in part (2)

Q. 17. No sooner had he finished (1)/ his morning walk (2)/ when it began to rain. (3)/ No Error (4).  SSC CGL Spotting Error 9 AUG 2017
Options:
1) 1
2) 2
3) 3
4) 4
Correct Answer: 3
Explanation :- Conjunction “no sooner……….than “ is used for saying that something happens immediately after something else.
Example – No sooner had I got up from bed, than I took a bath.
In this sentence Replace when by than in part (3)

Q.18. On Sundays (1)/ I prefer reading (2)/ than going out visiting my friends. (3)/ No Error (4). [SSC CGL 10 AUG 2017]
Options:
1) 1
2) 2
3) 3
4) 4
Correct Answer: 3
Explanation :- verb “prefer” is normally used with “to” instead of “than”.
Example –
I prefer part-time jobs to full-time jobs.
She prefers coffee to tea.
Replace than by to in part (3)

Q. 19. Rohit is two year (1)/ junior than Mukesh (2)/ in the office. (3)/ No Error (4). [SSC CGL 10 AUG 2017]
Options:
1) 1
2) 2
3) 3
4) 4
Correct Answer: 2
Explanation :- Adjectives – inferior, superior, junior, senior, anterior, posterior and prior are followed by to, not than.
Example – My job is superior to yours.
                   She is junior to me.
Replace than by to in part (2)

Q.20. In spite of the doctor’s stern warning (1)/ Latika continued taking (2)/ sugars in her milk. (3)/ No Error (4). [SSC CGL 10 AUG 2017]
Options:
1) 1
2) 2
3) 3
4) 4
Correct Answer: 3
Explanation :- Uncountable nouns have no plurals, and cannot normally be used with a/an. Sugar is an uncountable noun.
Replace sugars by sugar in part (3)

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Q. 21. Ritika decided to get up early (1)/ to wear a nice dress (2)/ and visit her aunt. (3)/ No Error (4) [SSC CGL 11 AUG 2017]
Options:
1) 1
2) 2
3) 3
4) 4
Correct Answer: 3
Explanation: – To visit somebody/something -to go to see a person or a place for a period of time.
Subject Ritika decided to get up, to wear and to visit .
The correct uses should be and to visit her aunt in part (3)

Q. 22. The student asked me if (1)/ I knew that Kalidas was the greater (2)/ than any other poet. (3)/ No Error (4). [SSC CGL 11 AUG 2017]
Options:
1) 1
2) 2
3) 3
4) 4
Correct Answer: 2
Explanation :- Than any other is used in comparative degree and generally definite article ‘the’ is not used with comparative degree.
Comparative: Priya is taller than any other girl in the class.(without definite article ‘the’)
Superlative: Priya is the tallest girl in the class. (with definite article ‘the’), Use ‘greater’ instead of ‘the greater’

Q. 23. If it would (1)/ rains, they will (2)/not come. (3)/ No Error (4). [SSC CGL 12 AUG 2017]
Options:
1) 1
2) 2
3) 3
4) 4
Correct Answer: 1
Explanation:- conditional sentence type 1 structure – if clause in” simple present “+ main clause “will-future or (Modal + infinitive)”
Example – If I study hard, I will pass the exam.
The correct sentence should be If it rains , they will not come .

Q. 24. Myself and Roshni (1)/ will take care of (2)/ the event on Sunday. (3)/ No Error (4). [SSC CGL 10 AUG 2017]
Options:
1) 1
2) 2
3) 3
4) 4
Correct Answer: 1
Explanation :- The –self pronouns are called reflexive . Myself shouldn’t be used unless there’s an I previously in the same sentence.
Example -I consider myself fortunate enough to get this opportunity.
The correct uses should be “ I ,myself and Rohini “ in part (1)

Q.25 . Little knowledge of playing volleyball (1)/ that she possessed proved to be (2)/helpful at the time of inaugural match. (3)/ No Error (4).  SSC CGL Spotting Error 10 AUG 2017
Options:
1) 1
2) 2
3) 3
4) 4
Correct Answer: 1
Explanation :- little – Almost not (negative)
a little – the same as “a small amount of” (positive)
the little – not much and it is used with something definite.
Use definite article the with little in part (1)

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